by Jodi Stiles (AFP) article by BRIAN KELLY/AFP/Getty ImagesBathurst’s Batika Festival is a multi-day party for batik lovers and is held every year on August 5 and 6.
Batik makers, suppliers, and other vendors take part in the event, which also features a dance competition.
The festival attracts around 50,000 people, according to Batik Australia.
Batik Maker Andrew Miller told The New York Times the festival attracts a diverse group of people.
“There are different ethnic groups, there are different cultures, different ethnicities and different ages,” he said.
“There are people from all over the world who are batik makers and people from around the world.”
Miller said he is looking forward to the festival.
“It’s a very diverse group and it’s going to be great fun for everybody,” he told The Times.
Batika Maker Mark Steeber also said he was looking forward for the festival to start.
“I’m definitely going to get there and enjoy it,” he added.
The event has become an annual event since it began in 2006.
It has been held every other year since.
Batika makers gather at a beach in Bali, Indonesia.
The Batik festival is held in Bikini, Indonesia, and it attracts around 70,000 visitors every year.