The traditions of Indian arts and crafts are some of the oldest and most diverse in the world. They represent a unique and continuous ethos and aesthetic sensibility right through thousands of years – that has seen a remarkable ability to assimilate, remake, re-shape the incoming styles, ideas, artists and techniques and yet retain the core essence. Indian crafts are a riot of colour, textures and motifs, materials and mediums that changes with each region, village and community having its own distinct style and history. With so many long-preserved traditions of arts, crafts and textiles, India offers a diaspora for the creative traveller. You will experience paintings to inlaid marble work, indigenous textile weaving techniques, block-printing, veena-making and puppetry.
Mājuli or Majoli is a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam and in 2016 it became the first island to be made a district in India.