Category Archives: International Programs

Much More Than Caopeira

On 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th of February Capoeira Festival will be going for the first time in Auroville, and on the South of India, with many visiting participants - from mestre to teachers, performers. With Sam (Professor Samuka da India) and Kiran we overview the schedule of events, and highlight the two evenings in Kalabhumi amphitheater which would be very interesting for the community, visitors ... Kalabhumi at 7pm Friday 12th will be a night of Expression! with concert of Jeremy Roske, performance with acrobatics of Familia de Ouro in a B-Boy, Svaram Music Crew with vibrant music... for the end - fire Capoeria roda Saturday 13th as a night of Concetration, Respect, Thankfulness! With Auroville Fire Spinning Crew with fire dance, Power Pandian Aasan (who recently won the 3rd Asian Silambam Championship) Silambam Team from Chennai will present their art. At the Capoeira Festival will participate guest teachers - Mestre Branco, Professor Esponja, Instutor Camaleao, Monitor Sucuri, Monitor Chico, Pierre Angola and others. http//

Comments: 0 Date: 03 Feb 2016

Un entretien avec Wazo

Wazo se definit lui-meme comme "crypto-naze, nomade polyphonique, neo-urbain,nouveau punk, bio-anartist, je suis comme tout le monde, comme personne et comme certain". Ecoutez cet entretien qui augure d'une serie d'emissions pour les francophones.

Comments: 1 Date: 09 Nov 2015

Amazing Progress

Nine girls from different parts of India participating past three weeks in Auroville Green Practices Summer School 2015 this morning presented their work at the Africa House, Pavilion of African Culture in International Zone. Within that they have been working on the site itself helping with the construction of the community hall and compost toilet, and developed desing concepts for the volunteer/students spaces and rooms. Aim of those structures which are temporary, is to create the awareness on Africa in the community on one side, and on the other create the awareness back to Africa on Auroville, and start the proper fundraising for the building of the pavilion itself, which plan was made by Brook Teklehaimanot from Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia.
High energy and enthusiasms of girls while being exposed to ideals of Auroville is seen on their work and interaction with different groups and people.
At the end - a plea from Africa House team - since the girls are leaving hands are needed on the construction site to finish the roof.
All welcome!

Comments: 0 Date: 01 Aug 2015

Conference a Paris le 26 Mai

Quelle Nouvelles sociétés a construire ensemble? Avec Gilles Boeuf (Biologiste) et Patrick Viveret (Philosoph) animee par Nadia Loury (Ecologue) Le 26 Mai Salle des Glycines, 104 rue de Vaugirad, Paris (Mont St Placides ou Montparnasse).
Organiser par Auroville International et le Pavilion de France, ecouter l'introduction sur l'evenment avec Gilles et Nadia.

Comments: 0 Date: 12 May 2015

Experiencing an artist residency

Ivana joined several International artists in New Delhi in Dec last year for an artists residency, she describes the event and shares her experience and what she gained from it; connecting with artists, being immersed with artists and how the experience enhanced her work and she encourages artists in Auroville to participate in such events.
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Baul song - Mon Amaar Deho Ghori by Dibakar Das Baul

TPI Presents

Last night at Pavilion of Tibetan Culture, International Zone director of Tibetan Policy Institute Thubten Samphel introduced young scholars, researchers who put light on some aspects of Chinese policy.
Tenzin Norgay was talking in detail on Regime Legitimacy in China and CCP, from performance legitimacy, economy legitimacy and nationalism aspects .
Rinzin Dorjee has dwelled into infrastructure development of China in Tibet region with all aspects of consequences for people of Tibet, from two way dependency, uses of Tibetan natural resources with destruction of environment to forced resettlement of Tibetan nomads.
Tenzin Tseten described in detail the possible outcome of contenders of the 19th Party Congress.

New Experiences and Africa

Nine students of architecture in Delhi have came to Auroviile to get hands on practical experience, and are currently volunteering at Africa House, Pavilion of African Culture in International Zone on the temporary structures of community and event space, compost toilet and shower.
Asta, Anushka, Prithika, Pashita and Pradhya are saying that this is for them different experience not just in architecture but also on the aspect of the life style, exposure to different cultures .... and are very much grateful for it. The batch came to Auroville as a part of Summer workshop with Auroville Consulting. Lavanya, an architect who works with Fabian O. is also giving a hand in the project of Africa House, and she sees the future of bamboo in construction. Eric, an active member of Africa house updates us on the progress of present construction and invites us all to participate in any way we feel inspired. .... although right now helping hands are needed ...

Comments: 1 Date: 21 Jul 2015

Capoeira, Capoeira – Festival

For Sam - Samuka da India, capoeira is life, dedication, passion, love .... axe. About a year ago Sam became a Profesor, and the group of his students got an official name - Ginga Saroba. Since than quite some things has happened, and the biggest news for the group is that Mestre Branco is coming to visit them, and everybody else in Auroville and around, the group is in the preparation for the first Capoeira festival in South India. What is Capoeira, how the daily life does reflect in it, how we are united in our differences. ... and more we finds with Sam, who warmly invites us to a Capoeira Festival in second week of Febraury 2016. Here is how you can support us: Donate – even small donations go a long way! - Group FS account number is: 251616 - give the following description to your donation: Donation Festival 2016. Highest bidder will get rewards! Join us - the more people will participate the more fun the event will be :) Aurovilians who need it get a discounted entrance fee. Spread the word – The more people know about the event the more likely it will be a success! The festival will be open to everyone. For registration and further details check our Facebook page ( Thank you for your support, Ginga Saroba (Prof. Samuka da Índia e alunos)

Comments: 0 Date: 04 Dec 2015

Lots of LOVE

In an short interview with Kalsang - although it is her  birthday today, that was  not the reason for her visit at the radio - with talked about many things, from her life story, to work at International Zone, and her invitation to a Lunch Buffet For Fund Raising this Sunday 20th at Pavilion of Tibetan Culture in International Zone. As Kalsang with gratitude and joy on her face says in between - small or big, one drop can make an ocean .... From Sunday onward at the pavilion they will be keeping "Lakhar" or White Wednesday, a day which is celebrate for past three years to remember the roots, and support all those Tibetans who are suffering. At Pavilion of Tibetan Culture they would from next week on celebrate it with screening a movie or documentary, followed by light, vegetarian dinner, of which proceeding will be for Kalsang and her family home.

Comments: 0 Date: 16 Sep 2015

Auroville presentation in Mexico

Anandi presents Auroville, featured by the local radio in Casa Plena, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas - Mexico.
With thanks to - La televisión cultural, alternativa e independiente en San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico for sharing the interview with the Auroville Radio.

Comments: 0 Date: 10 Jun 2015
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