Daily Archives: 2013/01/12
This has been the fifth year running that communication and political science students from the American University of Paris have been coming to Auroville for their undergraduate practicum. Also for the past few years they have been joined by students from Linneaus University in Sweden. Auroville provides a perfect platform for the students with all the different projects and activities they can get involved in. To round of their 2-3 week visit they all gave a presentation of the work they have been doing in Auroville.
This is a peace programfor children, youth and adults, abouthow they can solve their conflicts peacefully. This is for creating awarenessat every age in order to create peaceful surroundings.Be True Not Violent is a violence prevention programme for schools and socialinstitutions. The curriculum is structured in a way so that it can be usedinternationally: for children in trouble spots, in developing countries andalso in a daily environment in the western context.It was written by Rita Erben, Astrid Kummer and Emanuele Scanziani.
To close the New Moon night, Yemadas and Friends produced some nice percussion beats to keep the people of Auroville moving. Yemadas is a ethnic fusion band who plays their original songs inspired in Africa and Brazil traditional songs. Mixed with different instruments and beautiful and philosophical lyrics takes people in a deep journey to our roots, looking for a strong connection with our hearts. Though there where some power issues that did not stop the music from flowing and the dance floor from moving. Thanks guys and also to the guest