It was one of the event highlight of 2017, Kriyanusa is a national craft event consists of fashion, craft, culinary exhibition, as well as National Craft Fashion Show. Dekranas (or the National Craft Council) gathered every national craft region of Indonesia to present each of their culture types of crafts. The event took place on the 27th September 2017 to the 1st of October 2017 at Jakarta Convention Center. All of the exhibition and the entertainment are being put together and managed by National Craft Council.
Every year, the National Craft Council held this huge exhibition in order increase awareness of high expanded Indonesian craft from different region of the country with a different cultural looking craft, 2017’s cultural craft theme was “Batak”.
In the opening day, Kriyanusa 2017 was officially launched by Indonesian President Jokowi. It allows exhibition to be opened for exhibitors to sell, fashion shows to introduce Indonesia’s new kinds of batik along with new weaving art, iconic booth to inspire craft creativity, and consumers to buy national craft products. In the final day, Second Lady Mrs Mufidah Jusuf Kalla closed the event, as a result the entire event was a success and was visited by an estimated over 61.000 visitors.