The Auroville Holi Tango Festival 2017

Wednesday 8th March - A feast for the senses For this occasion the cafeteria is serving a special Latin Dinner starting from 6:30 pm Then, at 8 pm on the stage: international maestros will demonstrate this Argentine art. A warm welcome to all tangueros and well-wishers of tango in Auroville.…

Bharatnatyam Performance

Saturday 9:30 pm to 10 pm Natyanjali dance festival Diya Dance Studio students of S.Caveri are presenting Bharatnatyam performance at the Sri Guru Sidhanantha Temple in Karuvadikuppam Pondy next to Sivaji statue on the ECR road. They are performing on the occasion of Maha Shiva Raathiri on 25th . The…

Dance Improvisation By Paulo B Pereira

On the occasion of Auroville’s Birthday, entering into the 50th Year 2017 Date: Tuesday, 28th February 2017 Time: 11 am, Venue: India Space, Bharat Nivas Duration: 30 minutes (1/2 Hour).

World Dance Party

On Saturday 4/2/17. 8pm-10 pm  D.J Pricila 10.pm till midnight First time in Auroville presenting MeDiZeN Percussion by Baba Ritvik (Master Shifu) infused with Ethnic Electronica by DJ Vikram (Master Uruguay), served with a tinge of Retro and gallons of Zen Visuals. Get ready to Groove and Levitate to Space…

An Ode to the Women and the Environment

Tritha One of India’s most promising musicians and one amongst the youngest and gifted singers,songwriters and composers;  Tritha is a rising figure in India and Europe, not only as a singer and performer but also as a strong and modern Indian woman fighting for Women's freedom and independence.  

Footprint – Indo-Danish Contemporary Dance

Bharat Nivas in collaboration with the Embassy of Denmark and Peter Majumdar Loegstrup of Yggdrasil Dance present: FOOTPRINT  A rare intercultural encounter India meets Denmark in this fully integrated fusion of dance and music that merges tradition with innovation. Four of today's most acclaimed and prolific dancers share the stage…

Bharatnivas Cultural Events Calendar November 2016

Calender of Bharatnivas Events for November 2016: Bhavishyate: Wednesday, 2nd November 2017, Time: 5 pm, "Rendez-vous with Vidyanagar",Presentation/Talk by Auroville and Pondicherry Artists Camp in Karnataka. Kalakendra Art Gallery: Friday, 4-26th November - Art Exhibition by Marco. Sri Aurobindo Auditorium: Friday, 4th Nov., Time 7.45 pm: Film Bhavishyate: Thursday, 10th…

Sharira

Bharat Nivas, Pavillion of India presents: “SHARIRA” A rare documentary produced by Olivier Barot on Chadralekha's last dance choreography: Thursday, 20th October 2016, at 7.45 pm Venue: SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas "Sharira", performed by Shaji, Kalaripyattu of Kerala, and Tishani Doshi, the yoga practitioner, poet, novelist and dancer. A choreography accompanied by…

Chandralekha and Beyond @ IGNITE

CHANDRALEKHA AND BEYOND | 90 MIN Krishna Devanandan, Tishani Doshi, Sadanand Menon conference at the IGNITE dance festival 2016 What are the ways in which the core values of Chandralekha’s work can continue to be passed on to a new generation of dancers and makers? How does the dancer’s body…

Auditions for Diploma batch 2016-2017

Auditions for Diploma batch 2016-2017 Auditions for the next batch of the Diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media programme are still in progress! We are inviting anyone who is serious about dance to join us for the upcoming auditions being held in Chennai, Thrissur, and Bangalore. The audition, held…

Hermès Foundation | New Settings programme call

Deadline: September 30, 2016 Website: http://en.fondationdentreprisehermes.org/Know-how-and-creativity/Performing-arts/New-Settings-programme Since its inception in 2008, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès has supported the contemporary creative arts in their many forms. In 2011, the Foundation launched a new programme of support, dedicated to the performing arts: New Settings. Call for projects for New Settings 2017. The…

Bucharest International Dance Film Festival | call for entries

Deadline: September 1, 2016 Website: http://www.bidff.ro/eng#submissions Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (9-13 November 2016) invites film directors, choreographers, digital artists and other artists to submit their dance films and digital installations to the second edition of Bucharest International Dance Film Festival, taking place in Romania. The competition is open for…

Goethe-Institut International Coproduction Fund

Deadline: October 30, 2016 Website: https://www.goethe.de/en/uun/auf/mus/ikf.html?wt_sc=ikf A new International Coproduction Fund from the Goethe-Institut has rolling deadlines for applications through 2016-2018 for joint productions in theatre, dance, music and performance art planned between professional partners in Germany and elsewhere in the world, with presentation in at least one country. International…

Residency Programme K3 Tanzplan Hamburg

As part of its residency programme, K3 provides three eight-month residencies per season to choreographers, who are currently at the beginning of their career, but have already produced some choreographic work of their own. The residency begins around the beginning or middle of August and runs until end of March…

La forêt ébouriffée

Alliance Française of Madras with the support of Institut Français, Oman Air as Airline Partner, Saint-Gobain as AFM Gold Sponsor, The Park, Chennai as Hospitality Partner and Eventjini.com as Online Partner present a dance performance by French Dance Company CFB 451     LA FORÊT ÉBOURIFFÉE Date : May 31,…

Thank you from Adishakti

from Adishakti We thank you all! Dear friends, supporters, donors, trustees, participants and audience members for being with us and seeing us through the ‘Remembering Veenapani‘ festival last month. We dreamed for a month long festival in the name of our teacher, Veenapani Chawla to celebrate our memory of her.…

Remembering Veenapani 2016 festival – concluding weekend

Greetings from Adishakti We feel so humbled by the magnanimity and openness of all performers and guests who have come to be a part of our festival, REMEMBERING VEENAPANI 2016 and celebrate with us. This festival is a celebration of our beloved teacher Veenapani's work, life and art on the…

Classical Folk Fusion Dance by Auroville kids

We invite you all for the cultural program - Classical Folk Fusion Dance by Auroville kids @ SAWCHU on 30 April 2016 Saturday between 7pm and 8pm. Your support and encouragement is very much needed for the kids to move further into their next level of dance.

Remembering Veenapani – a month-long weekend festival

from Adishakti: Dear Friends, It has been nearly two years since Veenapani left us. But she left us her guiding spirit, her tangible energy and her commitment to excellence. And Adishakti has been growing in leaps and bounds in terms of performances, programs and incessant growth. To celebrate the undying…

Learning through dance and music

from The Hindu: Aikiyam School students take creative lessons from co-founders of The Vanaver Caravan Children in their school uniform shook tambourine and danced with partners as Bill Vanaver played Banjo and Livia Drapkin Vanaver choreographed the Sicilian (Italy) Tarantella Dance inside a UFO-modelled classroom at Aikiyam School. Aikiyam School…

Hibiscus Music Festival

/  Feb 13, 2016  /  05:30 PM /  Well Cafe Sve-Dame 7 Bands in Concert ! 5:30 pm to 12 am @ "Well Café" Let it Go ! 5:30 pm - Alain (Cornemuse) 6 pm - Francois & Friends (Balkan Folk) 6:30 pm - Magic Laurent 7 pm - Dinner…

shows & presentation by Ginga Saroba

As the apogee of the Capoeira festival, the group Ginga Nago invites the community to join them in two themed evenings:   Friday 12th of February 7PM (Kalabhumi): A night of expression! We will welcome the Svaram Music Crew for a trembling music concert, Jeremy Roske with his expressive voice…

Sacred contemporary dance, voice and improvisation

Workshop on the 23rd and 24th of January 2016 from 10h to 13h at CRIPA – Kala Bhumi Auroville theme : « The being a mirror of the cosmos » with Poumi Lescaut dancer, choreographer, singer, art-therapist Sacred contemporary dance, voice and improvisation « Recognising the sacred in one self and in the other,…

Subbody Butoh Workshops and Performances

Subbody Butoh Workshops and Performances What is Subbody Butoh? Subbody Resonant Butoh Method is developed by Rhizome Lee from Japan. Subbody means subconscious and subtle body. With various conditioning techniques we create movements through exploring subconscious realm, away from boundary of ego and daily consciousness. Encountering with hidden pure life…

Therukoothu and Theyyam performances

Dear Friends, Greetings from Adishakti! We take immense pleasure in inviting you for the Therukoothu and Theyyam performances which are scheduled on the 30th December and 1st & 2nd January respectively. Please find below the poster which has more information about the performances. All are welcome for the shows!  …

Call for dance / theatre / music projects

MUSÉE DE LA DANSE / THÉÂTRE DE LA VILLE / LG ARTS CENTER CALL FOR PROJECTS: 4TH EDITION Registration deadline: January 15, 2016 Competition rules and registration form on: www.danse-elargie.com/en YOU WANT TO DEFEND AN EXTENDED IDEA OF DANCE? You think that with the pretext of organising a competition, it…

P.A.R.T.S. – call for dancers

CALL FOR DANCERS FROM INDIA P.A.R.T.S. INDIA EXCHANGE PROGRAM, 2016 Founded and directed by the internationally recognized choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels, Belgium) school for contemporary dance will hold an exchange program in India from February 15th – March 27th 2016. Over the course of 6 weeks, a…

Dance Improvisation and Composition Workshop

Play Practice Research with Abhilash Ningappa Thursday and Saturday, Nov 26 and 28, 2015 Thursday 4 - 6 pm Saturday 5-7:30 pm @ CRIPA, Kalabhumi The Workshop will focus on Improvisation, working on fundamentals like breath, speed and energy, involving the core structure of the body influenced by different methods…

École Nomade – Travelling School – in Pondicherry

Indianostrum Theatre along with Alliance Française de Pondicherry, Puducherry Tourism and the French Embassy, are excited to announce that Ariane Mnouchkine, Europe’s foremost experimental theatre director, and twelve members of the radical collective Théâtre du Soleil, are bringing their École Nomade to Pondicherry. The workshop is open to all –…

Abilash Ningappa Dance Workshop

Workshop / Oct 20, 2015 / 09:00 AM / CRIPA, Kalabhumi Dance Improvisation and Composition Workshop: Play Practice Research with Abhilash Ningappa Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 20 and 21, 2015 9-12 noon Tuesday and 7:30-10:00 pm Wednesday @CRIPA, Kalabhumi The Workshop will focus on Improvisation, working on fundamentals like breath,…

biodanza workshop

Workshop / 07:00 PM / New Creation Dance Studio BIODANZA We start on Thursday 17 September from 7.00 to 8.30 pm We will continue every Thursday at the same time till further notice. At New Creation Dance Studio, near the swimming pool, first floor. With Isabelle, facilitator and supervisor. Move…

Svanubhava 2015

Kalakshetra Foundation welcomes you to Svanubhava 2015 7th August 2015 | 24 hours Svanubhava 2015 will be an overnight festival lasting 24 hours all through the 7th of August. The Festival will feature a variety of performances including Bhagavatha Mela, Theyyam, Namasankritanam, Nagaswaram Recital, Kathakali, Carnatic Recitals, Bharatanatyam and Kathak…

Dancing & Painting

GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE - KALA KENDRA – BHARAT NIVAS In collaboration with Pavilion de France present DANCING & PAINTING 27th March – 7th April 2015 A live performance by CATHERINE MARQUETTE Painter and dance of the soul Inauguration Friday the 27th of March, 2015 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM Catherine…

Gati Summer Dance Residency 2015

from Adishakti Laboratory for Theatre Arts Reseearch Call for Applications 1 June - 10 August 2015, New Delhi     RESIDENCY INCLUDES: • Financial support • Individual mentoring • Rehearsal space • Production assistance • Final performance   WHO CAN APPLY? If you are a dancer who has always wanted…

Chinese Cultural Evening

Chinese Cultural Evening in Auroville time: Tuesday 3rd March, 7.30 – 9.00 pm venue: Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas Tai Chi Show Beijing Opera Chinese folk songs Chinese Cheongsam show Chinese Drama stunt – Sleeves show Sichuan Opera stunt – Face Changing Chinese food will be shared @ Unity Pavilion…

Rtu Samrit festival

from Bharat Nivas: Namashkar Friends, Happily, the first festival of Rtu Samrit, the season of coming together is here! I hope all of you can visit the 150 artists from North East this year at Bharat Nivas Wed. 25th to Sat. 28th Feb. 10 AM to 9:30 PM bringing their…

De Sidere 7 – an ensemble videocontemplation

Kala Kendra & Bharat Nivas present De Sidere 7 HD, 2014, 38 minutes Nicolas Grandi and Lata Mani Venue: AV room, Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas Time: 5:30 pm , 21st Feb, Saturday De Sidere 7 is an experimental work that interweaves performance, dance, poetry, storytelling and text to reflect upon…

basement 21 presents: encounter series – triple bill

basement 21 presents: encounter series - triple bill basement 21 @ SPACES encounter ten venue: SPACES, 1 Elliot's Beach Road, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600090 time: Feb 21, 7pm   triple bill: According to Official Sources... Concept/Choreography/Performance: Mirra Arun Sound Design: Ghostape (Gati Summer Dance Residency 2014) Music credits: ‘You can…

Beyond Names

Beyond Names Exploring the essence of our wisdom traditions Odissi Dance by Nayantara Nanda Kumar & C. Nanda Kumar time: Sat. 7th Feb. 2015, 8 pm place: Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas   Nayantara Nanda Kumar an environmental engineer and Odissi dancer is the founder of Our Sacred Space –…

Improvising Movement – a natural dance

IMPROVISING MOVEMENT a natural dance with Elisabetta time: Friday, January 30th 10 am - 12.30 pm place: Pitanga Cultural Centre An inner journey to access your personal creative dance language. The exploration of movement through different elements, perspectives, images and feelings within giving rise to opportunities and challenges within own…

Samba de Roda workshop

Samba de Roda workshop lead by Luciana Luciana was born in São Paulo, Brazil. She has been playing capoeira and dancing samba since her teenage years. Since then Luciana has performed and taught in various festivals, schools and events all over New Zealand, Fiji Islands and NYC and Brazil. Luciana…

Libertas – A dance performance from Korea

Libertas A dance performance from Korea Directed by Sin Cha Hong Performed by Sin Cha Hong and Young Ah Choi time: Friday, January 23, 2015, 7 p.m. No entry for latecomers. Admission Free – all are welcome! Donations would be appreciated. place: Adishakti, Sir Ratan Tata Koothukovil, Edyanchavadi Road, diagonally…

Yatra – a tribute to Odissi’s beginnings

Yatra uses a blend of agile and lyrical dance movements drawing from the Odissi, Gotipua and Sahiyatra traditions. It interprets the idea of a puja or ritual celebration of the Lord on stage, presenting a meditative view of the vocabularies of these traditions. Artistic Direction by Rekha Tandon Musical Arrangements…

Flamenco with Shehzeen and Chris

Namashkar Friends, We hope to see you all, on the 17th of Jan, Saturday and enjoy an evening of Flamenco with Shehzeen and Chris at the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium in Bharat Nivas. Shehzeen Cassum has been dancing since the age of 5, she has trained at the Classical School of…

“Mutation in Progress” video @ IGNITE! 2015

The video Mutation in Progress made by Christoph will be screened as part of the Dance on Screen series at the IGNITE! Festival for Contemporary Dance 2015. IGNITE! is being held in New Delhi from 11-18 January 2015. The festival is dedicated towards creating avenues for contemporary dance within multiple…

IGNITE! 2015 – festival of contemporary dance

IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance was started in 2010, the 3rd Edition is set to take place in January 2015. It is organised by the GATI Dance Forum, which works to create a vibrant engagement with contemporary dance through interrogation, experimentation, innovation and reflection. This year the biennial is back…

Dance performance and exhibition opening by Grace

Ko Kona Lam dance performance by Grace time: Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 at 6.30 pm place: Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti   PLUS opening of Grace's Kolam exhibtion Through Kolam Eyes time: January 3rd - 25th, 2015 place: Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti    

62nd Art Festival at Kalakshetra

Kalakshetra Foundation takes pleasure in inviting you to the 62nd Annual Art Festival time: December 20th to 31st Inauguration on 20th December, 5.30pm place: Rukmini Arangam, Kalakshetra Foundation, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai by Padma Bhushan Awardee Dr.Padma Subrahmanyam All are Welcome! contact: Kalakshetra Foundation Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041, India +91-44-24520836, +91-44-24521169/70 www.kalakshetra.in

Korean evening with Noreum Machi

Invitation to the Korean evening time: Thursday, 27th of November, at 6pm places: 6.00 pm Unity Pavilion 7.30 pm Sri Aurobindo Auditorium Dear friends, We, the Korean Pavilion team, are happy to invite the Community to the Korean evening on coming Thursday (27th of November) in Unity Pavilion. We will…

Moonfool – Dance Theatre

Moonfool is a new devised performance which celebrates the moon and all things lunar. It is, at the outset, a love story - the kind of tale which we vicariously feed on - of difficult love, of impossible love, of a love that cannot be – and it is this…

Bharatnatyam Arangetram

An inviatation from Yatra Arts Foundation: Dear Friends, All are welcome to Priyadharshini's Bharathanatyam Arangetram, a student of Thiru.Krishnakumar , Mrs. Geetha Krishnakumar on 15th November 2014, Saturday at 8pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Auroville. Regards, Yatra Srinivassan.

Scottish Dance Theatre touring India – Forces of Nature

Scottish Dance Theatre is Scotland’s national contemporary dance company. Under the direction of choreographer Fleur Darkin, the company produces dance that is driven by artistic inquiry and a contemporary response to engaging audiences. Scottish Dance Theatre commissions accomplished choreographers from all over the world to put the dancing body at…

Naari – The Image of a Woman

Devasmita and Madhumita Patnaik and group invite you for a dance performance NAARI THE IMAGE OF WOMAN         time: Saturday 20th September at 8 pm place: Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas Video on youtube for a short extract of this dance programme:

Video-Dance Works for IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance 2015

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Inviting Video-Dance Works for IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance 2015 13-18 January 2015, New Delhi Deadline for Submissions: 30 September 2014 We are most excited to bring to you the 3rd edition of IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance in New Delhi from 13-18 January 2015. IGNITE! is…

Kerala Week at Bharat Nivas campus

Bharat Nivas campus invites you for a Kerala Week, to coincide with the Onam Festival that happens at this time of the year. This mini-fest brings together dance, folk theatre, Kalaripayet and drums, as well as films and presentations on its cultural journey and contemporary art spread across different venues.…