Koffo Fabric Appears in Japan
February 14, 2019
North Sulawesi Regional Cultural Service Promotes Traditional Koffo Fabrics As One Of Cultural Wealth
February 14, 2019
Elnusa News, 13 Agustus 2018

Realizing the OD-SK Program, Disbud Intensively Promotes Koffo Fabrics as One of Cultural Heritage

Elnusa News – The promotion of traditional koffo fabrics, among others, was included in several exhibitions such as the Asian Textiles Exhibition “Sharing Roots Growth, Celebrating Asia ‘Text Tradition” which was held on August 9 to September 9 2018 at the Tekstile Museum Jakarta.

Head of the North Sulawesi Provincial Culture Office Fery Sangian, S.Sos, MAP, explained that participation in the promotion of traditional koffo fabrics at the exhibition had become a work program in 2018 to prove tNorth Sulawesi’s richness in diversity of arts and creativity of cultural works and as a safeguard, development and utilization of cultural heritage.

“In the promotion of traditional koffo fabric, the North Sulawesi Provincial Culture Service cooperates with COFO INDONESIA, which revitalizes koffo fabric through the use of other cotton and modern materials while maintaining the original koffo decoration and new modifications developed,” Ferry Sangian added, to elnusanews.com, recently.
Furthermore, the founder of COFO INDONESIA, Cindy Wowor, SE, MM explained that the exhibition was held to “enlighten” people’s knowledge of traditional textile from Asian countries as well as a series of activities to succeed the 18th ASIAN GAMES sports party in 2018.

“I am proud that the traditional koffo fabric from North Sulawesi was chosen to be exhibited and aligned with other traditional fabrics from ASIA countries,” said Cindy Wowor.
“On this occasion, we also display two koffo cloths, belong to COFO INDONESIA, which are over 90 years old, and are made of abaca fiber with a supplementary weft feature,” said Cindy Wowor.

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