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(Arts & Culture)
Appel - Invocations
Joy and Holger celebrated the release of their CD "Appel: Invocations in Sanskrit and French" with a gathering and live performance at Unity Pavilion. Joy's voice and Holger's violin were layered on top of musical arrangements from the finished tracks. Holger shared of their creative process: "Normally the music is done first and then one sings something on it, but this recording is done in the reverse way. I recorded Joy totally solo, as she was used to singing at home. And then I created around those vocals the music afterwards". Read more

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
Kamala Shankar, Art Break Day
On Saturday at 8pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in collaboration with SPIC MACAY presents Kmala Shankar plays the Shankar guitar accompanied by Ustad Nasir Ahmed and Nirmal Saini. On Saturday August 31st, it will be one year ago that Georges van Vrekhem passed away. All his friends are invited to come to the Matrimandir Banyan at 5 pm to remember him in silence. Friday 6th ART BREAK DAY! from 9 am to 5 pm next to Dreamer's Café at the Visitor's Centre Read more

Thursday, 29 August 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Hand Made Radio Experience
This week end nine people from Auroville participated to an original workshop in CRIPA. They call it handmade radio art. This workshop has been proposed by three sound artists from France (Elisabeth Gilly, Hélène Coeur and Chloé Sanchez) who monthly produce this kind of radio program on Radio Campus Paris (France) and call it : “La radio cousue main”. They proposed to go back to the early radio days when there were no Read more

Monday, 19 August 2013
(Arts & Culture)
AVFF13 Spectacular Opening

Auroville Film Festival is a little bit more than a month away, and Tom Mo shared with us some details on it. As he confines, we can expect a spectacular opening with Bollywood dance performance, followed by some announcements, and introductions by Marco, Sasi and Tom. Live music will continue opening ceremony, until is dark enough that it would be possible to set up open door screen in front of the Town Hall to screen the first movie.. Many films are in but the team still expect the last entries to fly in by Thursday. AVFF13 still needs funds Read more

Tuesday, 13 August 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Piano Impressions

Hartmut, a jazz and classical pianist, influenced by Indian, Spanish and classical European music has offered an evening of piano impressions at Pitanga on Satur night. The audience had a chance to listen to his own compositions which had grown and developed throughout years of his musical journeys. Quite fast, and very much vibrant, energetic tunes trying to capture an idea, a thought, and rushing off it almost instantaneously, like a stream or river following its path toward the ocean, with winds of Mediterranean(maybe) mountains blowing over it Read more

Monday, 05 August 2013
Piano Evening and Entry
Tomorrow at 4pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone is a Next Open Platform Meeting.The next meeting of "Hearing the Newcomers" group which will be an informal coffee/tea time get-together at the Visitors Center restaurant on Wednesday, August 7th at 4pm. On Saturday at 8pm at Ptianga we are invited to a A Piano evening with Hartmut who is a jazz and classical pianist is influenced by Indian, Spanish and classical European music and lately by impressionistic elements . General Meeting on Matrimandir Executives on Monday at 4.30 at UP in IZ. Read more

Monday, 05 August 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Amazing Sound Ride
Iman Das displayed his vocal repertoire of genres such as Hindustani classical music, Ghazals and bhajans and he simply enchanted the audience by playing the harmonium and the other string instrument (rudra veena?) with effortless ease. He is a brilliant young talent who also knows how to keep the audience entertained. The undeniably excellent tabla man strikes an awesome rhythmic synchronicity with Iman. On the whole Iman accompanied by the table player and lady on fine harmonium takes you on a magic carpet ride to the source of sound and ... Read more

Monday, 29 July 2013
Iman Das and Our Planning
On Saturday at 8pm we are invited to Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone to listen to Hindustan Music with Iman Das. TDC / L'Avenir d'Auroville Advisory Group Visit invites the community to participate on 28th at Unity Pavilion in International Zone at 3pm to a workshop to design processes to involve community in the progress of Auroville We meet again on 29th July at Town Hall at 9.30pm for a presentation about work in progress. It is an initiative by the community for the community. Read more

Thursday, 25 July 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Jivatman at Pitanga
Longtime Aurovilian Jivatman performed a concert of his songs on voice and guitar, accompanied by Devi and Joy on hand percussion. Jivatman sings about the simple joys of living in a beautiful place in English, Portuguese and French. Hear his intimate concert held in Pitanga last week. From one of Jivatman's songs: "With the wind blowing, you keep always flowing. When the sun arrives, your joy is bright. And when night falls, darkening the skies, follow your guiding star that never dies." Read more

Friday, 03 May 2013
Going Back to the Roots
Thiago came to Auroville seven years ago to fulfill his call to 'come out' from the western society. He and his partner Ana settled down in Sadhana Forest helping Yorit and Aviram in the reforestation project. Later they moved to Windarra - Terra Soul community. In the website of the place is defined as " ... a learning community, our holistic approach embraces farming, arts, education and healing." Today Thiago is leaving Auroville. He's going back to his roots in Portugal. Listen to his experience, dreams and projects.

Friday, 03 May 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Voyage interieur part 6

Nous avons cherché ce qui nous relie au Tout, à soi et vers soi, dans la joie et l’allégresse. Nous nous sommes laissés vibré par ce son universel, ce langage d’amour qui accorde tout.. We looked at what connects us all, to oneself and to oneself, in joy and gladness. We allowed ourselves vibrating by the universal language of love that gives everything .. Avis aux chercheurs d’étoiles. Pour ma prochaine visite à Auroville, nous continuerons à progresser vers l’'Unité, cette conscience qui nous fait grandir. Merci Read more

Thursday, 25 April 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Music is Still Alive
Despite the rising heat in the town, amphitheater in Kalabhumi on Saturday was packed with all who like to enjoy good music, and company of friends. Beside those who were announced to perform many others have joined them on the spot, and music was entertaining all long in night. Music from jazz to funky, rock and blues, all alive and very vibrant. Anna Taj was on vocals, Rolf, Edo, Pierre and Arthur on guitars, Saga, Piter and Robert on drums, Frederic on harmonica and Inga on bass. Read more

Tuesday, 23 April 2013
(City Life)
Youth Choir
On Sunday afternoon at CRIPA in Kalabhumi the atmosphere was filled with joyful noises of excited children, parents and friends. The Youth Choir led by Nuria and accompanied on piano by Matthew has shared with the community some popular songs chosen from some well known movies for children. The young audience was captivated and spellbound by the sound-track Cirlce of Life from the movie Lion King performed by the twenty-one members of the choir. Read more

Thursday, 18 April 2013
Earth Day and Chapman Sticks
In today's news we are featuring Mawite from Auroannam Farm inviting us on Sunday at 4.30pm their participation to Earth Day's celebration. Free market will be going on at Solar Kitchen on Saturday morning, TEDx talks on ecology at Conference Room in Town Hall, pot luck dinner with Earth Healing Ceremony at sunset with live music and dancing at Terra Soul at Windarra Farm from 5pm onward. .....At 7.30pm at Ptianga A Musico - Pictoral Concert with Chapman sticks, reverse painting, tables and saxophone by Jacky, Anaka, Manosh and Matt. Read more

Thursday, 18 April 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Satsang by Shabnam Virmani
Kabir lovers were excited to hear that Shabnam Virmani was in Pondicherry past weekend and wanted to meet all her Auroville friends in Kabir. She was here with her friend Vipul and also Bela, who are part of the Bangalore Kabir mandali/toli. For that reason they've organized impromptu satsang on Sunday at the New Creation Music Room. Shabnam was singing and explaining the deeper spiritual meaning of the songs, in her inimitable style. The event was kindly hosted in Devasmita & Satyakam's beautiful house. Read more

Tuesday, 16 April 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Voyage interieur part 3
...J’ai entendu un son, une musique, une vibration, que sais-je? Tous mes sens en alerte, joyeux je suis alors parti à la recherche de musiciens dans Auroville et je leur demandais, plein de curiosite: «qu’entendez-vous dans les pétales du Matrimandir quand vous y méditez?». ... I heard a sound, music, vibration, what do I know? All my senses alert, happy then I'm off in search of musicians in Auroville and I asked them, full of curiosity: "what do you mean in the petals of Matrimandir when you meditate?"

Sunday, 14 April 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Marc Vella at Visitor`s Centre
Dernier concert à Auroville de Marc Vella ce mercredi 3 avril 2013 à 19h30 au Centre des Visiteurs. La caravane amoureuse, avec Marc Vella et les caravaniers, sont de retour sur Auroville après un périple de 40 jours dans le sud de l’Inde. Marc Vella donne ce concert en présence des caravaniers et avec la collaboration de musiciens. Marc donnera 2 ou 3 concerts à Pondichéry avant son retour en France. Pour suivre leur périple, vous consultez le site : puis aller sur: Journal de bord et cliquez sur les dates indiquées. Read more

Saturday, 06 April 2013
(Arts & Culture)
KAMBA Literary Festival
All was invited to participate in the Literary Festival of Kamba Ramayana on 31st March 2013 Sunday at Bharat Nivas, Auroville. A whole day full of lectures, discussions, music, dance and theater lead by great scholars and reputed personalities to address our students, staff and public from Auroville region. This event was organized by the Tamil Heritage Centre to celebrate the Kamba Literary Festival. Kamba lived almost 1000 years ago during the Chola dynasty from the centre part of Tamil Nadu and wrote Ramayana in Tamil. Read more

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
(Arts & Culture)
EachOneTeachOne and  5 Elefants
The German peace program EachOneTeachOne in collaboration with AIAT and Mohanam Youth Project presented last night another night of exciting breakdance and rap for peace. The whole performance was explosive mixture of children from nearby villages who shared with us some dances, drumming, silambam, and graffiti on the back of the stage, created with Julio Rolle and Kajal Sing during the workshop at AIAT., and of course Bboys - Sun-Ha alias DJSolar/Sola Plexus, Danny and Reza alias K.O.TIXX, Nico alias NicoRoc Masterplancrew Read more

Sunday, 31 March 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Festival of colors at Upasana
Like every year, Upasana Design Studio celebrated Holi, the Colors Festival, on Wednesday 27th of March. In the North of India, it's New Year, but everywhere else it's also the beginning of summer. As soon as the guests arrived in Upasana, organizers and other participants threw on them colored powder. They even stopped motor bike on the road to make them join this joyful moment, full of harmless colors and laughter. People shared snack together, listened to music and danced in the garden. At the end of the afternoon, they even threw water ! Read more

Friday, 29 March 2013
Bboys, Essence, Planning
In today's news we feature Nico and Julio Rolle inviting us to this year EACH ONE TEACH ONE and 5 ELEFANTS performance and inauguration of 44flavours exhibition tomorrow at 6pm at Aurodhan Gallery (Secret Garden) in Pondicherry and Visitor Center on Saturday at 8pm. Essence - Multicultural performance , celebrating women through dance will be hold tomorrow at 8pm at Visitor Centre and on Saturday at Aurodhan Gallery in Pondicherry. L'Avenir/TDC will host a workshop on Regional Planning on Saturday morning at Conference Room in Town Hall. Read more

Friday, 29 March 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Sizzling Harmonies

Another exceptional musical offering by Suryan in one of his now constantly changing guises. This time around he joined with Danish sensation Emilie Lorentzen and Australian born drummer - percussionist Hutch. The richness of texture was all the more engaging by the fact that most of the numbers were originals and many written only in the 2 weeks before. Enjoy these sizzling harmonies and sweet vibration ;) Read more

Monday, 25 March 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Sorcery at Sea

One of the most wonderful events I have seen in Auroville. Come and enjoy the audio of the musical play “Sorcery at Sea”. There was actors of all ages that came together to preform this captivating story. Bharat Nivas was so packed there was not space for a mouse. People sitting on the floor and steps. Even on your way back home you could here the people sing the songs of the play. “Can you you see it” was heard all over Auroville afterwards. Great thanks to all the actors and people behind stage. For the Synopsis ..... Read more

Saturday, 23 March 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Ta voix, guerrit..! avec Caroline
Caroline nous propose tous les jeudis de 9 heures a 11 heures a Verite un workshop sur la prise de conscience de sa voix. Elle sait merveilleusement ajuster toutes les voix a l'unison, meme pour ceux ou celles qui ont peur de chanter. Elle sait vous mettre a l aise en harmonisant votre voix. Lachez, osez chanter, lachez, osez...! Elle sait vous entendre...! Elle sait vous faire entendre...! Lachez, osez chanter, lachez, osez...! Venez essayer, car votre voix, vous montre la voie. ecoutez voir....! Lachez...! osez... Read more

Friday, 22 March 2013
South African Jazz on Sunday
In today's news we are featuring Jesse announcing Sorcery at Sea, a musical which we can see tomorrow and Saturday at 8pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone. Sunday the auditorium at 7.30pm will host The New South Africa Jazz Collective presented by Indian Council for Cultural Relations in collaboration of Auroville Foundation. On Sunday at 5pm at unity Pavilion German Pavilion presents Der Anfang vom Ende (play by Kafka und Beckett) with Thomas and Nikolaus Deutsch. Read more

Thursday, 21 March 2013
Celebrating Spring Equinox
The 21st of March the Sun cut the Celestial Equator in two .Day and Night are equals ... and Auroville's Trovadores meet at Marc Coffee by at the Visitor Centre just to share poems, with Gordon playing the flute. The same day at 5.30pm at Savitri Bhavan Meditative musical "Bansuri and Vocal" concert inspired by raga Kirwani and raga Ahir Bhairav. With Bansuri flute - Kees van Boxtel, Vocals Tanpoura - Caroline from Auroville. GM on Wednesday at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion on work of Working Committee. Sorcery at Sea - 22.adn 23. at 8pm. Read more

Monday, 18 March 2013
Hungarian Day, Z Day, ROCK LOVE
In today's news we featured Bogi from Hungarian Pavilion inviting the community to a Hungarian Day tomorrow from 5.30pm onward at Unity PAvilion in International Zone. Z Day will join the global event on Sunday, also at Unity Pavilion, and Jerry is talking about it. RAS shares with the community that decision making process on UNESCO World Heritage is postponed for a month due to the expressed need for more information by residents. General Meeting called by a group of residents to discuss the impasse in which the Working Committee finds itself Read more

Thursday, 14 March 2013
Decisions, Housing, Matrimandir
A second Information GM for the RA decision making process regarding Auroville as a UNESCO World Heritage Site today at 4pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone. In today's news we're also featuring longer note from RAS members on who and how can organize a General Meeting. Hungarian Night at Unity Pavilion on Friday from 5.30pm onward. On Thursday 14th at 5pm at Conference Room in Town Hall will be the Presentation of a new Housing Project In the Sector 2 of Residential Zone in Auroville. Tango Holi Festival starts today. Read more

Monday, 11 March 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Pandit Shivnath Mishra
Pandit Shivnath Mishra performed in Auroville! He was in the Bharat Nivas on Wednesday, 6th March with his son Deobrat, also on Sitar, and Prashant Mishra on Tabla. It’s very rare to see three generation master musician’s on same stage. That is what we offer Pandit Shivnath Mishra and his two sons Deobrat and Prashant Mishra, among the world’s finest Sitar and Tabla Artists. Read more

Friday, 08 March 2013
Krishna n`est pas seul a solitude
Krishna a simplement choisi de suivre ses inspirations, la musique et la permaculture. Il s'occupe de la ferme Solitude a Auroville, ou il acceuil des volontaires qui souhaite partager son projet de vie ; produire "une nourriture saine et pleine de bon sens". Passionner et passionant Krishna aime partager ces connaissances et mettre en place de nouveaux projets. Il nous raconte son parcours et ce qui l'a ammener a s'interesser a l'alimention et a l'agriculture naturelle. Peut-etre que le bien etre passe part notre alimentation ? Read more

Friday, 08 March 2013
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