Governor of Lampung Visits Craft Industry Center and Kampung Tapis Tourism Village
Navigasi - Working Visit to Pringsewu Regency, Governor of Lampung, Arinal Djunaidi accompanied by Chairman of the Regional National Crafts Council (Dekranasda) of Lampung Province Riana Sari Arinal visited the Center for the Craft Industry and Tourism Village of Tapis Village in Pekon Lugusari, Pringsewu Regency, Lampung Province, Thursday (15/12/2022 ).
Arinal said that Tapis is a cultural heritage for the people of Lampung. As a cultural heritage, it is everyone's obligation to preserve it so that it continues to be loved by future generations.
|Governor of Lampung Visits Craft Industry Center and Kampung Tapis Tourism Village|
In its development until now, tapis embroidery has become an ethnic product that has economic value because of its beauty. Through creativity and innovation, tapis embroidery is developed into various types of derivative products such as simple clothes, home decorations, women's bags, ornaments, and others.
"The Tapis embroidery craftsmen in Lampung Province are increasingly enthusiastic about producing Tapis cloth and various derivative products, because it can provide additional income for the artisans' families," said Arinal.
In this activity, Arinal visited the Tapis Center at Pekon Lugusari which had been started since 1992 by the late Mrs. Dra. Sunarti which has now grown to 280 Tapis craftsmen.
Arinal also had the opportunity to visit the Tapis Gallery in Pekon Lugusari, which was named Lamban Sareng. Apart from being a center for information services and promotion of MSME products and Tapis craftsmen in Pekon Lugusari, this Gallery also functions as an integrated MSME center, in which there is also the Pringsewu District MSME Clinic and BUMDes Sari Makmur Pekon Lugusari.
Previously, during his visit to Pringsewu Regency, Arinal also inaugurated the launching of Lugusari Pekon Pringsewu Regency, Way Sindi Pekon Pesisir Barat Regency and Sumber Mulyo Tourism Village, Tanggamus Regency as Craft Industry Centers and Kampung Tapis Tourism Village in Lampung Province.
"Today we are present in Lugusari Village which naturally formed to be the center of the Tapis craft industry in Pringsewu Regency, as well as Sumber Mulyo Village in Tanggamus Regency and Way Sindi Village in West Coast District. The potential of these three villages as Tapis craft industry centers must We will continue to develop it, through quality improvement and product diversification programs, promotion and expansion of market access, as well as synergy with the Tourism Village development program," he explained at the end.