Key words: regenerastion, batik crafts, revitalization, cultural tourism

Rara Sugiarti, Margana, Sariyatun

This research was generally aimed at formulating strategies to regenerate batik artists to support the revitalization of traditional crafts towards developing creative industry and to promote cultural tourism in Surakarta. Data consisted of primary and secondary data and
were collected using site observation, interview, document study, and focus group discussion. Data were analyzed using interactive model of analysis and thematic analysis. Results indicate that there are some strategies to regenerate batik artists to support the revitalization casino online of traditional crafts towards developing creative industry and to promote cultural tourism in Surakarta. Some of them include inserting the teaching of batik into local content of secondary school curriculum, improving the knowledge and skill of batik artists towards performing creative industry, and developing batik as tourism package.