India is known for its rich cultural heritage, its art forms and its crafts. However, with dwindling practitioners, a number of our art forms are on the verge of disappearing. This has prompted the United Nations to create an inventory containing craft forms, art forms and other intangible cultural heritage from Ind.
A total of 13 art forms have already been inscribed on to UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. We take a look at what these are: