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Category Archives: City Life

Discussing appropiate dressing

The MAMA went to Visitor Center and asked a few people how they felt about appropriate dressing in Auroville. Each of them gave their opinion and their thoughts on this subject. It is an important matter due to the surroundings of Auroville.



Comments: 0 Date: 24 Jul 2015

Exploring the Town Hall

We explored the town hall offices and interviewed as many people as possible. Learn about their work, their responsibilities, what makes it fun or difficult and what they would do if they had a super-power!



Comments: 0 Date: 17 Jul 2015

Impressions of Auroville

This is the first project from our community service week at the radio. The aim was to interview visitors who have spent no more than a week in Auroville; to hear how their short stay may have affected them.



Comments: 0 Date: 14 Jul 2015

General meeting on NDTA

In a meeting attended by some 106 Aurovilians the arguments and reservations for the NDTA proposal are made.
General Meeting on the NTDA (New Town Development Authority), a proposed local (Tamil Nadu) planning body that would have a legal power to propose and approve developments in the Auroville Master Plan area according to the Master Plan.
The creation of the NTDA for Auroville has been proposed by Auroville Foundation and TDC to the State Government as a measure to protect Auroville's land against the growing number of encroachments.

Following this meeting, the RAS observed that some participants expressed an interest in the exploration of alternative solutions to an NTDA.
During the meeting we were also given to understand that the NTDA proposal is already in an advanced stage. Hence we propose to use the momentum of this meeting to try to arrive at practical proposals as soon as possible.
The RAS now invites and encourages anyone with a proposal on how to protect and secure Auroville's land to communicate it to the RAS.



Comments: 2 Date: 08 Jul 2015

Campus Initiative-The Master Plan

Tuesday July 21st from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in SAIIER Conference Hall Auroville campus Initiative organized the 3rd session in the joy of learning on; Exploring the Master plan.
Amy, Deoyani, Lalit, Mike, Min, and Sophie have also created a quiz for you to test your knowledge on the topic https://auroville.formstack.com/forms/jol_masterplan

Presenters and topics;

Lalit - 'The History of the Master Plan'
Sauro - 'Key Features of the Master Plan and Evolution of Planning in Recent Times - Perspectives and Critical Aspects'
Toine - 'Legal and statutory Framework of Planning and Development; Infrastructure Planning and Development'




Comments: 2 Date: 22 Jul 2015

The Service week Experience!

Hello Auroville! Has anyone ever wondered what actually goes on when bunches of teenagers are made to work hard? We are here to enlighten you...



Comments: 0 Date: 16 Jul 2015

Embracing the Planet

The new season of Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of India, International Zone has started last night with amazing performance Embracing the Planet. We follow the story of misplaced San bushman who was denied for the birthright of using his mother tongue. Lost in his life journey gets across of a spirit, who becomes his guide on the path of reconnection to the thread of light. Performes supported by rich video imagery are along with the audience, totally immerse in the incredible sound which , either we want it or not, affects with its frequencies our bodies, minds, and completes the universal story ... What have we done? ...in the name of civilization and the progress? ..... what is one's mission on this planet? ....

Excellent performance is a fruition of collaboration and work of many
Philippe Pelen Baldini - author, artistic director, choreographer, director
Thierry Moucazambo - assistant director, performer, choreographer,
Irven Morapedi Teme - performer, choreographer,
Jemremy Roske - musician, performer
Vania - sound, music and sound tracks
Eric Angels - video creator
Jean - light
Joshua - sound
Kiran - costumes
Riju - organisation

The San bush people of the Africa desert believed we are each connected by a thread of light to the stars, nature and all life. Their wisdom says - when the thread is cute, we suffer, what they call "star sickness". We are left disoriented , isolated and alone - breeding anger, fear, greed and separation... Can we find this lost thread of light? Can we connect once again, to our cosmic roots?



Comments: 0 Date: 11 Jul 2015

Town Hall Work Experiences

Four future Future Schoolians decide to interview people working in Town Hall about their work. Warning... this interview will waste 5 minutes of your life. Now you have wasted another 20 seconds reading this...



Comments: 0 Date: 20 Jul 2015

Angeli’s update on Youth Link

Angeli tells us about the events planned by the Youth Link Team; these include working on apprenticeship opportunities, exhibitions and being involved in a working group plus much more. On Aug 12th an Exhibiton/Event planned will include arts, crafts and activities by the Auroville youth to show case, sell network and give us an idea of their talents.
Music by: Mooska, Song: Stop for a while



Comments: 0 Date: 14 Jul 2015

Coming of Age- Auroville rises

Auroville is seeing a change that it has seldom see a younger generation of Aurovillean demanding accountability and participation in the running of Auroville. With over 39 per cent of Auroville's population under 35, this city of dawn is seeing a silent but steady transition taking place where the old guard bows out and the younger generation takes over. The recent Retreat and the formation of the Youth Link has spurred this change much more than ever. Kunal Purohit finds out how Auroville finds itself anxious and excited at the possibilities that it stands at the cusp of.



Comments: 1 Date: 10 Jul 2015
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