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One Love

In today's news we are featuring an interview with Balaji, one of the organizers of the 7th edition of the Auroville Marathon. Taking place this Sunday, February 9th, almost 3000 participants are running. Runners come from Auroville, neighbouring villages, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram and from all over India and abroad. The Marathon will start and finish at Auroville Visitor’s Centre. The Future at SAWCHU is on this Saturday at 10am, and in the evening, at 7.30pm, the French Pavilion presents Honore de Balzac at CRIPA. Also: Jazz on Sunday is at 8pm, with the Kranti Quintet, at Bharat Nivas. Read more

Thursday, 06 February 2014
YES on Both, The Future

From the feedback regarding the Water Management Service and the priorities for the physical development of the service area, the Residents' Assembly Service registers that the community decided "Yes" on both accounts. On Saturday February the 8th at 10am to 4pm, at SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas, we are invited to "Future of Man Auroville: The Vision - Learning to be", a symposium on Aurovilians inner journey through work and how it may help towards the ‘collective realization. Also, a Swedish event tonight at the Unity Pavilion. Read more

Monday, 03 February 2014
Decisions, Music, Theathre

Tomorrow, Friday January 31st, a Residents' Assembly Decision-making Event takes place at the Solar Kitchen. From 10am to 4pm, one can have a say regarding a) the proposal to convert the Water Maintenance Service (WMS) to a 'true service' and b) the priorities for the physical development of the Service Area. EARTHBEAT - A Journey of World Music & Dance with Vanaver Caravan, can be enjoyed tonight at 7.30pm at Cripa,  Kalabhumi. The play "Madwomen of Chaillot" by Jean Giraudou will be on during three evenings in February, dates being 1st to 3rd. Time: 8pm, place: Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture, International Zone. Read more

Thursday, 30 January 2014
GM, Music and Dance

A GM to discuss options for the protection of Auroville lands is planned for Wednesday at 4.30pm, at Unity Pavilion in the International Zone. On the same day, at 8pm, we are invited to hear the Music Ensemble of Auroville at CRIPA, Kalabhumi. Chloe on flute, Holger on violin, and Nadaprem on viola will surely be giving an excellent classical performance including compositions by Beethoven, Mozart and others. In the same place, on the following day, at 7.30pm we all have the opportunity to hear and see "Earthbeat - A Journey of World Music & Dance" performed by Vanaver Caravan. Read more

Monday, 27 January 2014
NO Quorum

RAS announcement:  RA Decision Making Quorum was not reached – during the January 20th event, and feedback is needed from the Community on how to proceed on: 1. A proposed new way of selecting the Working Committee and Auroville Council; and 2. The revised mandate of The FAMC. This Saturday at 8pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone: Come listen to The Spirit of Sufi - Qawwali. On Wednesday the 29th a General Meeting on options for the protection of Auroville land will be held at 4.30pm, at Unity Pavilion.Read more

Thursday, 23 January 2014
Voting, Spirit of Sufi, Sport

Today, from 10am to 4pm, a Residents' Assembly Decision Making Event takes place at Unity Pavilion (International Zone). On Wednesday, Dr. Karunakara, past international President of 1999 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient "Doctors Without Borders" is coming to Auroville, to cycle and to give a short presentation. On Saturday the 25th, at 8pm, we can witness The Spirit of Sufi Qawwali at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture, International Zone. Prepare for the February 9th AV Marathon and AVI meeting 2014, which will be held in Auroville on February 13-17th. Read more

Monday, 20 January 2014
Wholistic Business Networking

Last Wednesday, on December 11th, Sandhi Spieres organized "Auroville Networking Night". Having founded the "Wholistic Business Network" in 2002, Sandhi Spieres is a counselor, trainer and speaker who has organized many international workshops and meetings. He notes that nowadays people understand the importance of being at a right place and meeting right people. This Networking Night is about helping people to create the personal connections that they are looking for in their lives. This may also help the communication of the residents of Auroville. Read more

Monday, 23 December 2013
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
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
Modern Jazz Dance

In todays news Margherita invites us to a Modern Jazz Dance Workshop on December 7th and 8th at CRIPA in Kalabhumi. The Study group for Participatory Working Groups & a New Selection Process for the Working Committee and AV Council recently had a joint meeting with the Working Committee, AV Council and RAS. As a result, the participatory event  and 3rd GM on the topic, with a questions and answers session, will be rescheduled. All are invited to Discoveries of Fire tomorrow at 8pm at the Visitor Centre. Read more

Friday, 29 November 2013
Participation, Piano Recital

Discoveries of Fire, a Fire and Light performance at the Visitor Centre, is postponed to Friday the 29th at 8pm. On Saturday November 30th, between 10am to 4pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone, we are all invited to Residents' Assembly Decision Making Event, where the proposal "Participatory Working Groups" and the connected selection process are works in progress. At Pitanga, 30th November, at 8pm, Maestro Biagio Andriulli will perform a Classical Piano Concert. On the same day, at 4pm, Kala Kendra will inaugurate Antare, an exhibition of paintings on old wood by Alla Dulh with a concert by Nadaprem & Aurelio. Read more

Monday, 25 November 2013
Participating, Fire&Light

Starting today and lasting until Thursday, every day at 5-7pm, we are invited to attend a series of open information meetings at Unity Pavilion (International Zone). These will deal with: a Proposed New Selection Process for the Working Committee and the Auroville Council and with The Participatory Working Group Proposal. On Nov 23rd and 24th, at 8 pm, Visitor Center, we are invited to a Fire & Light spinning performance. Also on the 23rd at 8pm, Sri Aurobindo Auditiorium, Bharat Nivas, offers us the Amayama Band, from Spain. Read more

Monday, 18 November 2013
(City Life)
General Meeting Entry process

Yesterday a General Meeting was held at SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas. A new entry process proposal, as asked for by the community during the Open Platform meetings. Santo introduced the "3 steps Entry process", based on faith and trust. The project was clearly introduced during the meeting. You may also read the Working draft Entry process , the booklet on joining Auroville, as well as the form 1. Participants stated that the housing topic is related and should be  carefully monitored... Read more

Saturday, 26 October 2013
Friday, Friday, Friday

In today's news we are featuring Elvira's thoughts during yesterday's General Meeting (GM) on Land Exchange. Also, from the same event, some words of Auroculture's. Thereafter, a short announcement by Jesse on the Friday night events: 7.30pm Visitor Centre: Classik Stuff by Genius Brothers, and 8.30pm Unity Pavilion: A Lo Latino. Before that, however, another GM, this one on the New Entry-Exit Process Proposal, this at 4.30pm, SAWCHU. On Saturday "Shall we ...Unity?" will be happening at Kalabhumi, at 8pm. Read more

Thursday, 24 October 2013
Personal Commitment

Freek Schiphorst, one of four board members of Stichting de Zaaier, is currently visiting Auroville together with Martine Busek and Jan-Willen Pieterson. Here we interview him. After briefly introducing Zaaier, Freek explains that the Auroville visit is an exploration of what is happening here, not an evaluation mission. Especially for him and Jan-Willen, who are here for the first time, the aim is to get a "feeling" of what is going on. Freek has been deeply moved by the Auroville youth, and by the personal commitment of community members.

Monday, 21 October 2013
Land Exchange, Entry

On Wednesday, October 23rd, we are invited by LMTF to a 2nd General Meeting regarding a land exchange proposal involving the North Eastern Greenbelt. This will take place at 4pm at the Unity Pavilion (International Zone). On Friday the 25th, at 4.30pm, the Entry Task Force would like to present their new proposal for the entry process, this too at the Unity Pavilion. The proposal is in response to a request from the community during the Open Platform meeting on Entry. Also on Friday, at 7.30pm Genius Brothers will present Classik Stuff at the Visitor Centre, followed by an 8.30pm Unity Pavilion A Lo Latino concert featuring Dondieu Divine on keyboards.Read more

Monday, 21 October 2013
Unity, Matri Vandana

In today's news we are featuring Elisa talking on the coming event "Shall We ... Unity?" taking place on Saturday October 26th at 8pm at Kalabhumi. You can also hear an excerpt from Mr. Bala Baskar talking during the GM on the Entry-Exit draft yesterday. On Saturday the 19th, we are invited to Pitanga at 7.30pm, for a MatriVandana on the occasion of the Mother's first arrival to Pondicherry. Ashram Music Group will share classical Indian music with hymns and chants. On the 25th there is CLASSIK STUFF by Genius Brothers at 7.30pm (Visitors Center) and A LO LATINA at 8.30pm (Unity Pavilion). Read more

Thursday, 17 October 2013
GMs and Garba Dance

For Navratri, on Friday and Saturday 11-12th October, visit SAWCHU in Bharat Nivas (Pavilion of Indian Culture), International Zone at 7.30pm. Navratri festival celebrates the veneration of the three goddesses Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati. The LMTF is inviting the Community to a follow-up meeting regarding a large land-exchange proposed for Auroville's North Eastern Greenbelt, this is on Tuesday the 15th at 4pm, Unity Pavilion, International Zone. The Working Committee is organizing a General Meeting on Entry Exit policy on Wednesday the 16th at 5pm, also at the Unity Pavilion. Read more

Tuesday, 08 October 2013
Open Platform, Art Installations
Today at 4pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone we are invited to Open Platform. In today's news are some short interviews with artist working on installations for the occasion of third Auroville Film Festival 2013 - Renu, Marc, Archana, Putra and Manci. Festival will open its doors tomorrow at 5pm at Town Hall, and until 22nd we would be able to see screened films on three locations - Cinema Paradiso, Conference Room, and outdoor screening. First film will be shown tomorrow at 7.30pm. Beside films live music, poetry... food Read more

Monday, 16 September 2013
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
GM on MM, Spirit of Frida
Today General Meeting on Matrimandir executive at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion. On Saturday at 8pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone Spirit of Frida - Dance by Kalpana Raghuraman, who sees herself as a bridge builder between cultures, traditions, and people. The same day, at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion inauguration of painting exhibition ANNA MARIA with a short musical presentation of *ARIE ANTICHE performed by Carla (voice) and Pushkar (keyboard) organized by Pavilion of Italian Culture. 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
(City Life)
Auroannam & Land Exchange
Here is the recording of the Auroannam and land exchange general meeting held at Unity Pavillon, Wednesday July 24. Read more

Monday, 05 August 2013
(City Life)
Community Involvement
Yesterday's workshop to design methodologies to involve the community in the progress of Auroville held at the Unity Pavilion in IZ with the Town Development Council/ L'Avenir d'Auroville Advisory Group has brought some hope and clarity to the participants. At the same time the plan of the members of Advisory Group was to really actively involve Aurovilians to participate. Observations of TAG were summarized that we do need people, land, structure and a new economy (new form of organization) as a frame to achieve material realization. Read more

Monday, 29 July 2013
A.C.C.D. and IDs
At 4pm at SAWCHU in Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone open platform on Entry with agenda-How do we implement the changes required to simplify the Entry Process? In today's news we are featuring interview with Ponnusamy on Additional Current Consumption Deposit, done by Zasha, Rajeev and Felix; and one with Aurora from Auroville Foundation on issuing ID cards for Aurovilians by Subathra and Zidane. On Wednesday we can participate at General Meeting on Meeting Recordings initiated by Paul Vincent, facilitated by RAS. Read more

Monday, 15 July 2013
Entry and EM
On Monday 15th at 4pm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone we will follow at the open platform the story of simplification of Entry Process along with all the other topics that this brings with it. The Working Committee and the Auroville Foundation announce for those who haven't yet got their Auroville ID cards done that the second phase of issuing ID cards will start from 15th of July up to 15th August 2013. On Monday from 9.30 am to 5 pm EcoPro will conduct a training workshop in practices with EM at Inside India seminar room. Read more

Thursday, 11 July 2013
Study Group on Protection
Today 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion is 2nd GM on Water Maintenance Service since the parties involved couldn't present a proposal on how to run Auroville Water Maintenance Service as one Service Unit and as one team. Two proposals will be presented. The Working Committee has posted a request for a Study Group on protective status for Auroville with several ideas. AV Film Festival invites us to create an art installation for the AV Film Festival '13.  The challenge would be to create something out of organic, natural material or of waste. Read more

Thursday, 04 July 2013
Entry, Waste, Chorals
Today at 4pm at Unity Pavilion the community will continue with open platform meeting from 31st of May where many expressed a strong wish to simplify the Entry process. At 2pm at Pavilion of Tibetan Culture in International Zone we are invited to join the celebration of Canada's Day, the 146th birthday of Canada. At Conference Room in Town Hall at 4pm Min and Akshay at earth&us will present Behavior Study on Waste. At 6.30pm at Savitri Bhavan we are invited to A Company of Voices - CONSPIRARE in Concert' Read more

Monday, 01 July 2013
(City Life)
Updated FAMC Mandate Q&A session

Here's the official call for the meeting recorded yesterday at the Unity Pavilion.

"The Auroville Council and the RAS invite you to bring your updated FAMC mandate-related questions to a question and answer Q&A session with members of the FAMC on proposed changes to the FAMC mandate. The draft mandate was published by the AVC in the N&N [491] 23 March 2013, with a request for feedback, and is attached at the end of this week's issue of News&Notes for your consideration again in the lead-up to Wednesday's meeting."

Not many residents attended. Read more

Thursday, 16 May 2013
(City Life)
Bridging a Widening Gap

Maybe it was coincidence but many Aurovilians came together on the Labour Day to discuss about the increasing gap between the working groups and the residents of Auroville. This gap is steadily increasing, and since few months one of the most important of Auroville's working groups (the Working Committee) is not able to function properly. Despite the heat the meeting was well attended and many residents expressed their concerns. Another meeting will follow to begin the 'healing process', and the sense of optimism was present. Read more

Thursday, 02 May 2013
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