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(Environment)
3 portraits for one audio book

Ahelia, a 14 year old Last School student, Yam, a 10 year old TLC student, and Jesse, a theater teacher and actor, share a passion for the theater. Here they talk about their lives in Auroville. Some extracts from their new performance, an audio book based on The Water Book, Jalam and Savita's Big Voyage, are given together with the interviews. Written by Sandrine, it is a marvelous journey with the spirit of water, named Jalam and played by Jesse, together with two Indian children. Savita is played by Ahelia and Sindhu is played by Yam. Read more

Tuesday, 10 December 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Collected Poems - Sri Aurobindo
I have rendered a few poems from the book Collected Poems of Sri Aurobindo. I am having a great time discovering the multi-faceted grandeur of Sri Aurobindo's poetic genius. I am interested in sharing with the listeners my voice-adventure of trying to feel and render the poetry of Sri Aurobindo. The poem Bride of the Fire was written on November 11, 1935. The listeners can look forward to more such endeavours in the time to come. I am thankful to AurovilleRadio for letting me experiment. Read more

Monday, 25 November 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Poems of Love and Travel
Raining Wednesday evening offered interesting closure with poetry evening. Monica Mody, already known in Auroville, introduced this time her new, soon to be published, book - Kala Pani - with poems of love and travel. She has published three chapbooks of poetry & cross-genre experiments and her writing has recently appeared in The Harper Collins Book of English Poetry, iARTistas, The Poetry, Pyrta, and Northeast Review, among other places. She lives in San Francisco." Read more

Friday, 16 August 2013
(Environment)
Special Education Centre
At Ilaignarkal Education Centre near Verite we had a chance to interview Aandh sir a teacher and an educator at the centre. The main thing is that people who comes there are non educated but now the students are well educated and they are in a good and comfortable work . They are teaching the students without any contribution. They don't have any structured subjects such as other schools but they try to provide to a student what he needs. Students are mostly coming from nearby villages. Read more

Thursday, 18 July 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Blood, Sweat and Tears
Out of many events in Auroville which community, guests and volunteers can witness, book events are rare. At Pitanga on Monday evening was one of latest, a introduction of debut novel of a young author from Chennai Arja Rajam. Arya herself shortly described the story of the book - Blood, Sweat and Tears which talks about hardship of professional dancers, ballerinas. Jill, Anu and Arya herself have read few passages from the novel. The introduction was followed by questions and answers session, and distribution of the copies to the audience Read more

Wednesday, 24 April 2013
(News)
A Book Event, Open Houses, Play
Tonight at 7.30pm at Pitanga a book event, Blood, Sweat and Tears - a debut novel by a young Chennai author Arya Rajam. Saturday . morning 9:30 -12:30 at Unity Pavilion in International Zone University of Human Unity is holding A Seminar on the practical and theoretical interpretation of Art and Music In search of Integral Paradigm of Knowledge - Exploring the artistic approach to Knowledge . Led by Ladislav and Pushkar. Open Houses - TLC 25th April at 3pm at Fertile and on 26.4. Mohanam Kindergarten in Sanjeevi Nagar village 5.30 and 7pm Read more

Monday, 22 April 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Voyage interieur part 5
La veille de mon départ pour la France, nous nous sommes retrouvés avec pleins d’ami(e)s musiciens, pour expérimenter un espace sonore. Nous avons ouvert le micro, sans rien attendre, mais prêts à tout entendre... On the eve of my departure to France, we met with a lots of friends musicians to experiment a sound space. We opened the microphone without expecting anything, but willing to hear everything... Read more

Friday, 19 April 2013
(News)
Indian Vocals, French Literature
Tonight at 7.30pma at Pitanga an Indian Classical Vocal Concert - Moods of Kalyaan.Also at 7:30 pm but in Pondicherry within Bonjour India 2013 events French Alliance presents Long Night of French Literature at Maison Colombani. On Saturday at 8pm at Visitor Centre The German Pavilion presents EACH ONE TEACH ONE and the 5 ELEFANTS , which will be Breakdance and rap music for peace - Indo-German fusion.Under the auspices of the Tamil Heritage Centre and the Arulvazhi Training Centre, a workshop "ALL LIFE IS YOGA" on 29th, 30th of March Read more

Monday, 25 March 2013
(News)
Culture and the Mother`s Day
In today's new's we're featuring an interview with Jean-Christophe about his tonight flute meditation at 7.30pm at Pitanga, and Nistha talks on on translation of old vedics text into more poetic form. The Auroville Theater Group presents THREE (dances) in ONE (evening) tomorrow at 7.30pm at CRIPA in Kalabhumi. At The Matrimandir Amphitheater On Thursday 21.2.2013,at The Mother's Birthday will be a collective meditation. Reading passages from Savitri, accompanied with flute at 5.30pm. AV Basketball League is going on until 28th of February Read more

Monday, 18 February 2013
(Education)
The Fascination of Words
Starting with the first word fascination, and dwelling into many, which are commonly use in our daily lives when we're talking on certain subjects-that was Prof. Edwin Zappe lecture on The Fascination of Words yesterday in Unity Pavilion in International Zone. Zappe's lecture was fascinating to the audience, has took us to our thoughts reaching further, beyond the mental understanding of particular word. The new world has opened in front of our eyes.The joyful way of displaying the vast knowledge of Prof. Zappe has brought smiles on the faces Read more

Saturday, 16 February 2013
(News)
ONE BILLION RISING

In today's news we are featuring an excerpt of interview with Irena, one of the organizers of ONE BILLION RISING, a global event where will be one billion women and men dancing worldwide to rise against violence against women. She has invited the community to come on Valentine's Day 14th at Eucalyptus Groove between 4 to 5pm. Ilaignarkal Education Centre from tomorrow until Sunday 17th every day between 9.20am to 6.30pm is inviting the community to a CHILDERN’S BOOK FAIR. Tomorrow Read more

Thursday, 07 February 2013
(Education)
Building with blocks book release
With a great support of the children of the kindergarten, the Auroville Press and SAIIER released this week proudly the book “Building with blocks at Auroville Kindergarten” by Odile Fouldaoux. Besides illustrating and showing how children develop by the way they build with blocks and how their social skills evolve it is a book about children development through a beautiful playful instrument like natural wooden blocks in specific dimensions. Read more

Friday, 25 January 2013
(News)
Auroville - World Heritage site?
In today's news we're featuring Martine explaining the presentation "Auroville " A world Heritage Site for the future?", which she will share with the community on Wednesday at 5pm at Cinema Paradiso in Town Hall. The workshop on developing guidelines on what we want from new buildings by L'avenir and RAS is postponed to Monday 28th, between 4 to 7pm and at Unity Pavilion in International Zone. Tomorrow between 5 to 8pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone Any Carroll will hold an interactive motivational workshop The Ego Tango

Monday, 21 January 2013
(Spirituality)
Bonding Community Experience
For the conclusion of "active" part of the Auroville Festival at India International Center, Dehli Aurelio, Anu and Marco share with us some glimpses, experiences. In all, the whole event was warmly received by broader public, with positive feedback and huge interest in projects of Auroville because they are bringing totally different attitude, different way to perceive the world by doing and that model has practical implications. Auroville it is something which has to grow in freedom, has to nurture its own autonomy with the responsibility Read more

Monday, 17 September 2012
(Spirituality)
Practical Implementation
Third and last day for talks and round tables of Auroville Festival-City for Transformation at Indian International Centre in New Dehli, and in this piece we are featuring Vimal. Vimal, graphic designer and author of the coffee table book "Creative Expressions" shares with us bits and pieces of his impressions on the festival. In the afternoon he will present his book along with Marco on Auroville Film Festival and Pierre Legrand with Writing in Colour.Morning talks were again very well received by audience, which actively interacted afterwards Read more

Sunday, 16 September 2012
(Spirituality)
Encounters, Curiosity
We feature Anu talking on her impressions of second day of the AV Festival - City for Transformation at the India International Centre in New Dehli, revealing some details on the event. She has noticed from audience lot of curiosity about all the different projects, further seen vibrant, vivid engagement with the topic through interesting discussions. Dr.Karan Singh who started and concluded the day in between mentioned that it is time that not only out world discover Auroville, but also for Auroville to discover that is the world out there Read more

Saturday, 15 September 2012
(News)
But It Is Done
B explains the significance of the recent publication ‘But It Is Done' in today's interview. 'But It Is Done' is a small but mighty book, composed by Dr. Kireet Joshi, a small volume revealing the reason for the Mother's Agenda as well as the reason for creating Auroville. This volume contains direct quotes of the Mother from the Agenda. It also speaks of the fact that although the Mother's work is done, our collaboration is definitely and obviously very much needed. Read more

Tuesday, 07 August 2012
(Spirituality)
The Lives of Sri Aurobindo

On the 5th of May N&N announced an open talk by Sraddhalu at SAWCHU, but the Working Committee canceled the talk about the controversy surrounding  Peter Heehs book on Sri Aurobindo. Columbia University Press released it in 2008. Controversy followed. We talked with Loretta about the ban, about the book, about Peter Heehs, about Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. The Mother said that "in peace and harmony the eternal manifests. The first thing that you have to base everything upon is harmony. When there is disharmony things don't work." Read more

Monday, 07 May 2012
(News)
About Books,
On Thursday at 4.30pm at SAWCHU the community is invited by L"Avenir Team to its Information & Sharing Meeting .On Firiday at 8.30pm at Verite Hall will be a simple gathering in silence In memory of Bhavana Today at 4.30 to 8.3opm Mohanam Cultural Center in (Sanjeevinagar) Invites us for a program of: Village life Story telling at Mohanam Cultural Center. The Sanjeevi Nagar village celebrates its Brahmoursavam from 30.4 to 8.5. Brahmotsavam is a nine-day celebration for the Mother Goddess - Throwpathi Amman and finishes with walk trough fire Read more

Monday, 07 May 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Akatha Kahani: untellable story
Akatha Kahani or untellable story is a presentation on Kabir, where three sisters attempt to showcase this special alchemy between Kabir and his listeners by sharing their individual encounters with Kabir. One wrote a book for young adults, another sings her songs passionately and yet another expresses Kabir's impact on her through Bharatnatyam. Akatha Kahani, features Jaya Madhavan author of Kabir the weaver poet book, Bindhumalini a singer trained in both Carnatic and Hindustani music and Archana, a Bharatnatyam dancer and French translator. Read more

Tuesday, 17 April 2012
(City Life)
Book is ”Launched”

Monography on Poppo Pingle work in architecture was literally "launched" by Poppo himself with the device he has constructed for that occasion, and with it brought smiles on the gathered faces. The book, authorized by Mona Doctor Pingel was released by Ms.Malika Sarabhai, one of the publishers and Dr.Karan Singh, and is first of the series of monographies on Auroville architects. Mona herself briefly explained reasons that inspired her and on what she has focused in it. The architects are following the Mother's words - Less talk, more work. Read more

Saturday, 07 April 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Peter Netmail and the Edible Book
International Teahour of the Edible Book and MailArt exhibition Bake a Book a Day was presented by Peter Netmail in Aurelec Art Gallery. The International Edible Book Festival is a creation of Judith A. Hoffberg and Béatrice Coron. Judith got the idea over a Thanksgiving turkey with book artists in 1999. Béatrice created www.books2eat.com where despite the distances everybody can enjoy worldwide's creations. They contacted friends and colleagues; their first event happened in year 2000. Since then the festival continues as an annual sensation. Read more

Friday, 06 April 2012
(News)
RAS, Kabir, Edible Books

Kabir Festival is just around the corner and in today's news we feature an excerpt of interview of friends of Kabir.... RAS invites us to a gathering of the residents on Friday April 6 5pm-7.30pm at the Visitors' Centre. ALL IS ONE (EachOneTeachOne projects) starts on Saturday with workshops at Verite at 5pm, and the main performance will be at Visitor Centre on 3rd of April. We can see GOPIKA VARMA in the MOHINIYATTAM dance on Wednesday 28th at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas in International Zone. Sadhana Forest Haiti's 2nd birthday Read more

Monday, 26 March 2012
(News)
Official Visit of Spanish Consul
AT 6pm La Terrace Mr.N. Balabaskar wlll greet the community, and in today's news we feature short interview with Uma on the official visit of Spanish Consul Mr. Antonio Bullon on Saturday, 24th of March, and excerpt of interview with Vera on Sunday meditation at Town Hall at 4pm with Russian Bells. Tomorrow at 7.30pm at Pitanga Liudmila on soprano and Pushkar on piano will share with the community concert of classical music by works of Haendel, Mozart, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. Ashwini Kaarthikeyan dance on Saturday. Read more

Thursday, 22 March 2012
(Arts & Culture)
5 Short Films by Women Directors
On Friday 9th in Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Aurofilm has presented 5 short films in collaboration with IAWRT (International Association of Women in Radio and Television) and Dept. of Electronic Media and Mass Communication-Pondicherry University. The showed projections, part of the 2nd Asian Women's Film Festival, were: Capsule by Shreen Soliman (Canada), 1, 2, 3 by Nazli Deniz Guler (Turkey), Yup, It's My Body by Kiki Febriyanti (Indonesia), It's the Same Story by Nina Sabnani and Superman of Malegaon by Faiza Ahmad Khan (India). Read more

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
(City Life)
Searching for Answers
What makes one to come to Auroville? To come as a volunteer, looking for more than just an average tourist's view on the city, people, life around here? What are the expectations of one towards what she or he finds here? In conversation with Divya, one of volunteers of AurovilleRadio, she shares with us some answers on all these questions... and more. Her maturity and honesty beyond her age, quiet and modest presence left inspiring footprint behind.... Read more

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
(Education)
Una tarde con amigos
En una serena tarde de domingo con el sonido de las campanas rusas de fondo Anandi compartio con nosotros su ultimo libro de poemas "La No Nacida Aurora -Ciudad al Sur " en el nuevo edificio principal del Pabellon de la Unidad .Los poemas iban cayendo y la tarde lentamente se volvia noche mientras se bailaba tango , se tomaba mate y se nos endulzaba la boca con dulce de leche.Anandi, con gracia , no solo compartia con nosotros poesia sino artesanias y objetos de diferentes paises Sudamericanos y un excelente video de Atahualpa Yupanqui . Read more

Monday, 05 March 2012
(News)
Women`s Festival, dulce de leche
On Sunday 4th of March at 5pm at the Untiy Pavilion in International Zone we're invited by Anadi to her poetry book presentation. Una tarde con amigos - mate, tanog y dulce de leche, as Anandi says in our interview. Rebbeca talks with Beddy and Christine on Tantidhatri - a International Women's Performing Arts Festival, and we feature an excerpt of that interview. Talks, workshops, cultural events,openings of exhibitions, music, Bulgarian dinner and many very good films will prevail this weekend. Read more

Friday, 02 March 2012
(News)
44th  and Happy Parking
Happy 44th Birhtday Auroville! In today's news we feature short excerpts of interview with Daniel on anniversary, and one with Luigi from L'Avenir d"Auroville about extensions of parking space at the Town Hall, which is one of the steps to manifest pollution free urban space in Auroville. On Saturday 3rd of March at 5pm at Savitri Bhavan Georges Van Vrekhem will start his March Saturdays series of talks with - True philosophy: the philosopher and the yogi . On Sunday Anandi will share with us "tango y dulce de leche" at Unity Pavilion. Read more

Tuesday, 28 February 2012
(Arts & Culture)
History of ancient  manuscripts
On Thursday 23rd at 5 pm in Cinema Paradiso - Town Hall, Anais Woin in collaboration with French Pavilion and CIRHU presented "History of ancient manuscripts". Anais is an historian, researcher at CRNS (Centre National Recerche Scientifique), specialist of the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia during medieval and modern periods. She works with manuscript texts, most of them being consulted in the churches and monasteries of the Ethiopian highlands. Those manuscripts are still part of a living culture and much related to oral traditions. Read more

Monday, 27 February 2012
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