TURKEY-West Java Province National Crafts Council (Dekranasda) became one of representative participants of Indonesia with the high interest of visitors at Musiad Expo 16 Turkey. MUSIAD is the Association of Industrialists & Independent businessmen in Turkey (Mu? Takil Sanayici ?? ve Adamlar? Derne? I) and the Expo was opened by the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Chairman West Java Dekranasda Netty Heryawan said the uniqueness of the Dekranasda stand in this Expo because we are presenting West Java handicrafts such as bags, beautiful clogs (kelom geulis), Tasikmalaya umbrella, etc.
"The purpose West Java Dekranasda to follow Musiad Expo 2016 is trying to open promotion opportunities craft products from West Java. Because there are many slices and the same background between Indonesia and Turkey, as well as the majority Muslim population and strong Islamic history so it makes some products can be developed in Turkey, "he said Thursday (10.11.16) when contacted via telephone by the West Java PR.
So that there is a sensation experience, Netty explained, there are education craft for visitors. "We bring direct a batik artisans, Bu Dodah, to encourage and teach the visitors to make batik as well as direct demonstrate how to make Batik start from the beginning process, "said Netty.
Furthermore, said Netty, the craze of Turkish society to coffee can be opportunities for the inclusion of coffee from West Java.
"When the coffee products from West Java displayed and provided the tester, they admit that the West Java coffee is good coffee and fragrant aroma of coffee is different from the others, "said Netty.
West Java specificity of craft and commodity, according Netty make some Turkish businessmen are interested in exploring cooperation.
"Surely this is an opportunity that should be followed, especially since our commodities such as Puntang coffee, has been recognized its quality in international scale, "he said.
Musiad Expo 2016 was opened by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held from the date of 9 to 12 November 2016. The exhibition was attended by more than 25 ministers of the countries in the world, in addition to 5,000 businessmen from 65 countries, 150,000 visitors and 550 exhibitors from Turkey and the world.
In his speech, the President Erdogan said that Turkey economic growth is currently an average of 4 percent. He also specifically mentions, current administration