Karawo Gorontalo is a traditional cloth that is making handicrafts. Nothing that is not the result karawo fabric crafts. Gorontalo Language Karawo is embroidered by hand, which means people outside Gorontalo know as filigree.
Karawo born of a long process that is the result of the perseverance of the artisans. The art of making filigree or Karawo called "Makarawo". This art has been passed down from generation to generation since the time of the Kingdom of Gorontalo still prevail. The beauty of the motif, unique workmanship and good quality makes Openwork or Karawo very high value. So no wonder that the uniqueness and the quality of the demand by many people, both from within and outside the country.
Openwork fabric production or Karawo had been crippled. Not many artisans who pursue this world because of the hassle that takes a lot of energy, time, and perseverance. Therefore, the government made a variety of ways to make this craft can continue sustainable and increasingly popular, both at home and abroad.
One of the ways in which the government is held Karawo Festival which has been held for the first time on 17-18 December 2011 ago. The festival is held once a year will continue to aim to attract people in wearing Karawo products as well as strengthen the economy through the development of regional culture.