Category Archives: Performing Arts
On Saturday night at Visitor's Centre, the youth from Creative Travelling school of South Korea showcased a fun filled performance and made the audience dance to their drum beats.
The body percussion and tap dance amused the crowd, while the Tamil dance number 'Aluma Doluma' elated the gathering. They also performed two soothing songs on the guitar. The final Batucada got the audience on their feet and they moved to the beats of the drums.
Last night at Visitors' Centre Wazo offered his solo show - "Intimate Revelations".
Set in the frame of the restaurant with chef Henri, and waiter Waz some AV VIP were invited to the table to have a dinner, and since the band gave up the last minute, the waiter Waz had to jump in. Some songs, some thoughts, indeed intimate reflections on life, Auroville, politics, history ......
and the VIP guests has received, although on the stage of a theatrical performance, a real dinner prepared by Henri (on the stage)
Past Sunday Sree Mahaleeswarar Temple in Irumbai hosted Auro Amsathvani Group to give dance performance. Six girls - P. Swarna Poorani, N. Shalini, S.Sharmi, M. Domian, M. Roshani and N. Harini shared with the numerous audience classical dance program of Bharat Natiyam Dance. The event started with official address of present dignitaries from the villages and from Auroville who have lit the oil lamps. The dance performance started with the prayer song to Lord Ganesha....
For the end of the musical part of fund raising event Latino Night for the victims of earthquake in Ecuador at Youth Cnetre on Saturday, 21st of May we heard Andreas from Colombia and Alexia from Argentina with couple of song, Hannah and Santya were singing prayers for nature..., and for the end we hear El Condor Pasa and Mi Lindo Ecuador by Sarah and friends, who have learned those songs especially for that occasion ..... night was still hot, and was continuing by Ginga Saroba with presentation of capoeira , and later fire juggling youth shared a magical performance.
Despite some technical obstacles, and difficulties whole event was done with love, by open heart of all of those who participated small of big way, and by those who has enjoyed in more passive role of spectators .
Mahi and Jean were taking care of lights and sound, and Santiago has connected everything and everybody....
At the Gandhi beach, every weekend there is a brass band playing music near the Gandhi statue and no, they are not regular musicians. They are the rough and tough police force of Puducherry. The Puducherry police band was started in 1974 by the then Inspector General of Police,Mr.Nikhil Kumar. It was first called the Sepoy band. The band now performs at all ceremonial parades especially Independence day and Republic day. They perform a variety of genres and entertain the public. Their committee includes DGP,S.I, Head constables and Police constables. Their public performance is mainly done to give the tourists a good feeling about Puducherry and to tell them that Puducherry police are very friendly and helpful.
Saturday evening as the people gathered at Adishakthi to enjoy the music and dance performance which was organized by the crew of Adishakthi. Vandana Supriya, Poornima Kartick, Shruthi S Kamath, Sibashankar Satapathy, Ganesh Desai, Prakash presented their different styles of Odissi. which describes the beauty of sculptures dance form. Odissi is known as the 8th classical dance form in our country. Odissi is dance which elevated to design the conciseness. There were various dance presentations like Kala Pallavi which refers to an abstract of pure dance form, and Abinayam which refers to the expression of sentiments of deep emotions.