Raghurajpur, in Odisha can be titled as the kingpin, where special initiatives were undertaken to revive art and heritage. Situated amidst the lush greens and adorned by coconut trees, betel vine gardens, fruit orchards and tropical plantation, this quaint village is an excellent combination of diversified nature and rich cultural heritage.
A striking example of the influence of art on a community is the Maqtha Art district in Hyderabad. In 2017, St+art foundation collaborated with more than 30 artists from across the globe and curated the idea of converting a regular village – Maqtha into an eye-catching landmark for the City of Pearls.
Jaipur is a magical city displaying a vibrant array of colours amid its rosy ancient palaces. A city painted in romantic pink hues might look outlandish in most parts of the world, but here on the edge of the Thar, far away from the west both geographically and philosophically, Jaipur feels eternally poised.