Wednesday December 16, 2009
By CHOONG MEK ZHIN
Theme: Republik Flora
The competition that was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre was the highlight of the Kuala Lumpur International Batik Convention and Exhibition 2009 that was held over the course of three days.
The event organised by the Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia was graced by Raja Perempuan Perlis Tuanku Tengku Fauziah Almarhum Tengku Abdul Rashid who awarded the winners while accompanied by the Yayasan’s chairman Nori Abdullah and Yayasan’s chief executive officer Datuk Leela Mohd Ali,
Judges for the fashion category finals included National Art Gallery Malaysia director-general Dr Mohamed Najib Ahmad Dawa, designers Datuk Farah Khan, Datuk Bernard Chandran and Datuk Tom Abang Saufi as well as Indonesian designer Ghea Panggabean.
read more: Weaving a Spell with Batik.