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Trovadores, Aurelio & Nadaprem

Last Friday, there was a peaceful multicultural art sharing with Anandi at Unity Pavilion. Poems were told through sounds and movements with music, and mime artists and lovers told stories in various ways. Nadaprem and Aurelio led a beautiful musical meditation, using a mix of soft Western-Indian harmonies. Joska took us on a trip back to medieval times, generously sharing, with his guitalele, his love of the era. Drupad joined to tell a poem through mime and poetry lovers read poetry in Tamil, Spanish, and English. We hope to see you all, as we meet again on Saturday March 1st! Read more

Tuesday, 04 February 2014
(Arts & Culture)
World Music&Dance Vanaver Caravan

Members of Vanaver Caravan presented "EARTHBEAT - A Journey of World Music & Dance" last Thursday, January the 30th. The troupe, normally based at Hudson Valley, NY, U.S., shared their super vibes in Cripa, Kalabhumi, Auroville. Their mix of music, including old folk songs from Ireland, England, Philippines, Brazil, Israel, South Africa, Nigeria and more, performed in a spirit of tolerance, love, sincerity and family, really touched my heart. A moving troupe in movement, spreading waves of kindness, convinced me, once again, that when warmth and generosity are there, everything is. Read more

Saturday, 01 February 2014
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Yoga of Life in Art Form

That life flows its own way was clear at yesterday's inauguration of the Drago Druskovic exhibition at Kala Kendra, Gallery Square Circle, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture (International Zone). Prof. Edwin Zappa shared a story of connections between himself and his then neighbor Drago, who, when he came across Sri Aurobindo and Mother's writings was deeply moved by them. These writings greatly influenced his exploration in search of truth in art. His art itself is colorful, simple, truthful and spiritual.Read more

Saturday, 01 February 2014
(Arts & Culture)
Aradhana of Saint Thyagaraja

Sunday morning at 9.30 am, a traditional ceremonial procession started  from the Unity Pavilion. When it reached Sawchu, Bharat Nivas, the fourth annual celebration of Aradhana of Saint Thyagaraja was held there, under the auspices of Tamil Heritage Center and Telugu Samaskritika Kendramu. A musical offering of 15 songs of the Saint, including three of the Pancharatna Krisitis, was gifted by the mostly young artist students, under the guidance of Smt Shoba Raghavan and Sri Sukumar. Sri Gordon played the flute, Sri Durai Rajan the violin, and Sri Janardhan the drums. Read more

Monday, 27 January 2014
(Arts & Culture)
Concert of Pelva Naik

Auroville Radio was present to immortalize the magic sounds, the beautiful moments of a musical meditation, last Saturday at Bharat Nivas. Enjoy the depth of sounds and let yourself merge into the vibes of Pelva and musicians' divine sphere of beauty and relaxation. The great singer Pelva Naik is a young and forthcoming artist of her generation. She has been trained by the late Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar Saheb, of the eminent Dagar Gharana of Dhrupad music. Read more

Friday, 24 January 2014
(Arts & Culture)
Piano improvisation

Another trip in Hartmut Von Lieres′ universe on Thursday night at Pitanga; a transportation through a mix of tonic and smooth indian, Spanish, jazz and classical European sounds. Close your eyes and let yourself enter Hartmut′s energetic and sensitive world. You might end up going to an unknown destination or imagine, through the story of his notes, the scenario of a film. Auroville Radio was there to capture the moment and we share it here with you. So enjoy the work of a virtuoso, and stay tuned for the musical story never ends. Read more

Monday, 13 January 2014
(Arts & Culture)
Spandan by Sunnyahmm

Last night, we had the opportunity to listen to the musical performance of Ritu Jain, in Pitanga. She sings and plays as a single person group, Sunnyahmm, attempting to bring music that inspires inner journeys and transitions and helps deepening inner connections in people. ‘Spandan’ is a series of compositions intuitively aligned to take you deep within yourself and helping you touch your innate silence. These compositions deeply resonate with Ritu and at various moments themselves act as a 'Guru', opening up new spaces within. Read more

Saturday, 11 January 2014
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Sadhana Forest Kabir Music 3

Following two powerful musicians, a third group took to the stage. Playing guitar and singing soft songs, they created a very different energy. The Kabir says "O my heart became a dancer and danced, and when you dance, when you hear the drums of the wisdom of Dhayan and the sounds of bliss beating days and nights, it is so blissful that it spreads even to the land of death". Bindu Narayanaswamy was singing, with Vedanth Bharadwaj playing the guitar on her right side and Shrive on her left side expressing the songs as paintings. Read more

Saturday, 11 January 2014
(Arts & Culture)
Kadirvel - Fusion Natureband

Last Friday night, a great musical event was held in Cripa, Kalabhumi: Kadirvel and his intrumental Fusion Natureband.  Accompanied by Sriram on Yuva Veena and by Manikandavan on Thavil, Kadirvel delighted us with their performance. The trio was quite incredible and the hand drum showed an extraordinary ability to create a state of euphoria. It induces a trance that helps to release anger. A real feeling of community, unity and well being was tangible. Kadir is the world record holder for playing Ghatam (South Indian pot) continuously for 26 hours. Read more

Saturday, 28 December 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Colours: Pleasant Like Cooking

Audrey Wallace-Tailor is an Aurovilian painter who has had many exhibitions in America and Auroville. She is an abstract painter using a variety of attractive colors and forms. Audrey settled in Auroville in 2007. She gives workshops in drawing and colors and teaches art. Here, she talks to us about her life and her works, and of the elements of color and form in her paintings. These days, Audrey is painting on the Bharat Nivas entrance wall, where many visitors come and express their surprise. Read more

Friday, 27 December 2013
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Alba Music

Last Wednesday, on December 11th, Alla Dulh`s exhibition in the Square Circle Gallery, Kala Kendra (Bharat Nivas), closed with a concert. Russian Albert Sultanov played Alba music, which is a trance meditation music based on Indian instruments and mantras. The word Alba means sunrise of the inner sun. Read more

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
(News)
Sustainbaility Indicators, Art

Featuring an excerpt of an interview made by Andrea with Dr. Ajay Agarwal, who is inviting us all to a Study Presentation on 'Auroville Sustainability Indicators' on Wednesday, December 18th. Taking place at the MMC, Town Hall, at 4 pm, eight post graduate planning students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning, Queens University, Canada who, together with their Professor, opted to work on the theme. Tomorrow at 5 pm at Unity Pavilion, International Zone, we are invited to an opening ceremony by The United Russian Pavilion. They hosting a Nikolas & Svetoslav Roerich’s exhibition - “Painters of Kanchenjunga” Read more

 

Monday, 16 December 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Veena Naadha Pravaham

Last Saturday night, Smt. Jayalakshmi Sugumar gave us a unique performance in the Sri Aurobindo auditorium (Bharat Nivas). She is the grand daughter of veena legend, late Sri. Karaikudi Sambasiva Iyer, founder of the magnificent Karaikudi Bani, and daughter of veena vidushi, late Smt. Sankari Ammal. Having taught in Kalakshetra since 1966, in 1976 Jayalakshmi Sugumar shifted to Pondicherry, where she continued her services until 1981. Following that she worked for the Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society. Read more

Monday, 09 December 2013
(News)
Pachamama, Antare

Today, the 3rd GM on the selection process takes place, at 4pm, in the SAIIER building of the Town Hall complex. The University of Human Unity is announcing its winter course schedule, promising an lseminar every Thursday from December 13th until February 27th. This takes place at Savitri Bhavan (International Zone). The first session question: Is Auroville an Eco Village? Rod Hemsell will be presenting The Philosophy of Religion and the Poetry of Sri Aurobindo. On Wednesday at 5pm Alla Duh will close her exhibition at Kala Kendra with a concert by Alberto Sultanov. The inauguration of LATINOAMERIKA will happen on Wednesday at 4.30pm, with a Pachamama ceremony. Read more

Monday, 09 December 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Artranslation

These days, the Square Circle Gallery, Kala Kendra in Bharat Nivas (Pavilion of Indian Culture, International Zone) hosts a group of artist from Reunion Island. The ArTranslation collective is a group consisting of four members who all practice different art forms. You can meet the artists on December 12th, at 3pm, in the Gallery Square Circle, Kala Kendra, and talk to them. In this interview, the ArTranslation collective members each, individually, talk to us about themselves and their art. The last day of the exhibition will be December 14th.

Monday, 09 December 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Painting on the Wood

Alla Dull is a Russian painter who started to paint on wood three years ago. "The idea to paint on wood came from seeing the Russian Icons", she says. The main subject of her paintings are faces and hands, she continues "The hand is the most personal part of the body. With the hand you can feel every thing". In her paintings one may see different faces, each giving a different feeling. The eyes may be the first thing to attract one in the painting. Alla believes that a persons eyes are connected to reality and always show real emotion. Read more

Thursday, 05 December 2013
(News)
Veena Rectial, GM

On Saturday, December 7th at 7.30pm, Sri Aurobindo Auditorium (Bharat Nivas) presents Veena Recital by Jayalakshmi Sugumar of the Karaikudi Veenai family, with her students. Veenai Jayalakshmi Sugumar hails from the traditional family of Karaikudi Veena players, known for their true traditional techniques. The Study group for Participatory Working Groups & New Selection Process for the Working Committee and AV Council invites everybody to the 3rd General Meeting on Monday the 9th at 4- 6.30pm. This takes place in the new SAIIER building. Read more

Thursday, 05 December 2013
(News)
Transition Radial, Art

In today's news we are featuring Manickam and Alain from Auroville Road Service talking on the new transition radial in Cultural Zone and Mahakali Park. A two-layered road (debris and blue metal finished with gravel) is supposed to be completed in 10 days and the road will not be paved until 2017. Gallery Square Circle presents ARTRANSLATION, a residents and group show by visiting artists. The inauguration takes place on December 4th, at 4.30pm. On Saturday at Unity Pavilion, at 9 to 12, all Auroville teachers are invited to meet and connect to The Dream. Read more

Monday, 02 December 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Karibu Africa House
Last night Africa House, Pavilion of African Culture in International Zone shared with the community at Unity Pavilion few glimpses of diversity of their culture. Evening started with real Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with help of Marc, continued by screening of Kirikou, and followed by delicious dinner from Western parts of Africa. Aicha with group of dancers-Sumita, Kash, Esther, Pierre, Christopher, Clapton and Taher brought to us dances from Sudan, Rwanda and Madagascar. Short presentation of Kenya was shown in between, night ended dancing. Read more

Monday, 04 November 2013
(News)
Austrian documentary, book launch...

In today's news we are featuring an interview with Herbert Eisenschenk, the Director of an Austrian filming crew, talking on the documentary the team is shooting in Auroville. Our second interview is with Harini on a book launch planned for October 2nd. The authors of People and Earth - The Auroville case 1968 - 2008, Henk and Manuel Thomas, will be present at the interactive launch ceremony. Take it all is a clown play that all are invited to see on Saturday at 8pm in CRIPA. Variety show Part 1 can be see on Saturday at the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas. Read more

Thursday, 26 September 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Mongbra and  Other Awards

After five days screening of many good movies, sharing music , socializing... Auroville Film Festival 13 concluded yesterday with closing ceremony. Amazing work of students, with lots of enthusiasm, humor, creativity consist a big part of festival, and clearly shows that youth got a lot of potentials, capacities and freedom to develop it further. Marco, Sasi, Tom, Christoph, Krishna....and many many more made the festival happened, providing the platform to share city creativity along with the category on theme of human unity from outside. Read more

Monday, 23 September 2013
(Arts & Culture)
AVFF13 4th Night with Storm
Despite the rain, and the storm to start the evening with, perseverance, optimism of the team lead by Anungla keep adapting to the weather circumstances, made the evening successful. We have heard some poetry read by Krishna and Sasikant, Sri Aurobindo poem recited by Sharan, some songs sung by Archana. Puskhar on keyboard, Pinco Pallino (Gino) on set of home made alternative percussion excited the audience with their exploration of melodies and beats. The evening concluded with Rolf on guitar, and Francois on clarinet, violin and guitar. Read more

Saturday, 21 September 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Festival Spirits - Day 3
With so many art installations (which are keep appearing), every day live music and entertainment, with food and drinks this year Auroville Film Festival 13 again could be put at the side of those real international festivals around the world. Yesterday in the evening we had a chance to hear Flute Duet by Dorothy and Yun Sung, followed by father and son due of Yam and Aran. Daniele, despite her gentle voice and touch on guitar excited gathered, but Aloe and Tara, accompanied with Jana and Martin thrilled the crowd with their excellent voices. Read more

Friday, 20 September 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Second music night films festival

The second night of the third Auroville Film Festival 13 took place yesterday at Town Hall, and begun with a short rain fall that led to reorganization of the stage, little delay in the music program and the cancelation of few artists originally scheduled. Nevertheless, the audience had the pleasure to listen, while having dinner from Pour Tous and coffee and sweets from Mark, to Joska and her band, then it was time for Jivatman and his solo vocal and guitar show. He was followed by the Russian band of Kvitka, Dusha, and friends. Read more

Thursday, 19 September 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Auroville Film Festival 2013
After two years AV FIlm Festival is here again. Many participated in its organization, many participated with art installations, with music and dance at the yesterday's opening, and of course many submitted their films, which would be screen in next five days on three locations at Town Hall. Tom, Sasikant and Marco officially opened the festival with some explanations, categories of films and introducing judges. Despite that this time the budget was very tight, and not secured almost to the end, the overall feeling is vibrant, alive, colorful. Read more

Wednesday, 18 September 2013
(News)
AVFF13, Entry, Repos
Today's news featuring interview with Marco by Andrea on coming Auroville Film Festival 13, the third in a row, which will start on Tuesday 17th of September at 5pm in Town Hall. On Saturday at 4pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone presentation to the community from the Entry Service. On Sunday at 5pm at Matrimandir Banyan tree a Collective concentration for the physical manifestation of Auroville - Silent gathering . Plea from Repos to help to fill up sandbags for immediate solution in fighting erosion of the beach Read more

Thursday, 12 September 2013
(News)
GM-Land Exchange, African dinner
Community is invited Wednesday Sept 11 at at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone to a General Meeting on proposed large land exchange in Auroville's North Eastern Greenbelt . On Saturday at 8pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zoen we can see Pung Cholam Drum dance and Manipuri Classical Dane. African movies and dinner on Sunday at 5pm and 7pm at Unity Pavilion by Africa House, Pavilion of African Culture in International Zone. Tomorrow Art Break Day at Dreamer's Caffe in IZ. Read more

Thursday, 05 September 2013
(News)
Art Break Day, Dance
In today's news we are featuring interview with Krupa on Art Break Day, which will happen on Friday 5th of September at Vistior Centre, next to Dreamer's Caffe in International Zone. On Saturday 7th at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone community is invited to see Pung Cholam Drum dance and Manipuri Classical Dance. Between 5th to 7th of September at Cinema Paradiso Auroville Green Practices Conference 2013 on Eco-Productive Cities; an initiative by Auroville Consulting and EcoPro. Read more

Monday, 02 September 2013
(News)
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
(News)
Banyan Tree Meditation, GM
For this Sunday 25th at Matrimandir Banyan Tree at 5pm we are invited to a Silent gathering for the protection and consolidation of all the lands required for Auroville. The Foundation Secretary, Mr. Bala Baskar, has invited the Residents' Assembly Service to announce a silent gathering to invoke Mother's Grace for the protection and consolidation of all the lands required for Auroville. Wednesday August 28 at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone RAS invites us to a 2nd General Meeting on Matrimandir Executive Selection . Read more

Thursday, 22 August 2013
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