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Indian Classical Music Concert

Bharat Nivas presents Indian Classical Music Concert by Uday Bhawalkar accompanist on Pakhwaj : Sri Pratap Awad…

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– summer break –

We are on a summer break and will not be posting on the website until the end…

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Video “Andrei Tarkovsky on the purpose of art and spirituality”

Andrey, what is art? Clip from the documentary “A Poet in the Cinema: Andrey Tarkovsky”, 1984, Donatella Baglivo…

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Around the world: latest animation of Steve Cutts

Steve Cutts has just released Happiness his latest animation which, once again, deals with the most harmful…

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Interlude in the bed: a dream in dance and colour, 20th June

A conteporany multimedia expirience Wednesday, 20th June 2018 Time: 8pm, Duration: 40 minutes Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat…

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International Yoga Day, 21st June

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CREEVA Schedule: Creativity Community Atelier

Come, Create with Us! Experience, Express and Explore yourself though the Visual Arts Centre for Research, Education…

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Kalakendra invites the members of the Auroville community to offer Art Exhibitions, Workshops and Talks

Dear Community, We invite the members of the Auroville community to offer Art Exhibitions, Workshops and Talks…

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The Wheel Revealed: a course to bring your imagination to life by usisng the potter’s wheel

 

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Mother’s Mantra in Matrimandir Amphitheater, 24th June

we will sing Mother’s mantra “Om Namo Bhagavaté” In Matrimandir Amphitheater Sunday June 24th – 6.30 to…

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Call for proposals for the Matrimandir’s Garden of Unexpected

The Matrimandir executives are calling for design proposals for the Garden of the Unexpected. If you have…

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The Dawn of Auroville Exhibition until 30th September

  Kalakendra Gallery, Bharat Nivas, International Zone, Auroville Until Sunday 30th September 2018 Time: 9:00 am – 5:00…

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Ehibition “Angkor Wat” at Aurelec Cafeteria

“Angkor Wat” – One of the largest religious monuments ever constructed. Until 1.07.2018 At Aurelec Cafeteria &…

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Talking about art with Ivana

Are we afraid to talk about the quality of art in Auroville? Artist, a critic of art,…

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Art for Charity – Birgitta Volz in Namibia

The internationally renowned artist Birgitta Volz has just arrived in Namibia to assist her friend and travel…

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Around the world: The saddest Truth of the World / Animation

The sad truth about our society reflected through powerful animations and illustrations by Steve Cutts, Ashim Shakya,…

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Around the World: Flip-Flop Art | Ocean Sole // 60 Second Docs

Choking oceans cough up art. Millions of discarded flip-flops are posing major hazards to our oceans. Ocean…

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Around the world: Peter Hujar, Speed of Life

The life and art of Peter Hujar (1934–1987) were rooted in downtown New York. Private by nature,…

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Around the world: Peter Sacks, a painter and a poet

Night Ferry By Peter Sacks Blood-drop, lung of fire setting past the sea bell and wave; why…

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Fundraising for Ivana’s home with an Art Studio

Drawings and paintings avaible every Sunday, 9am – 10am, at Mitra Compound, Town Hall Area, Auroville.

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Coming soon, a gap-year programme for the youth of Auroville… made in Auroville, by Auroville, for Auroville!

Introspect, Discover, Decide Auroville Gap-year Programme start in September. The Auroville Gap-year Programme has been designed as…

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Improvised Theatre Workshops with Jesse

For ‘Grown-ups’ Are you ready to explore new dimensions of your being? Are you ready to discover…

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Auditions for the National Diploma Programme on Movement Arts and Mixed Media 2018/19

Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts has begun its call for application for the National Diploma Programme in…

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Funds available for performances from Auroville Artists in Auroville

Funds can be requested now for the financial year 2018/19. Applications will be considered only until 30.05.18….

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The Earth Exhibition until 31 May

Sri Aurobindo Centre for Studies India and the World Bharat Nivas Open until May 31, 2018 9:00…

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Artist Biswajyoti Mahanta: presentation and workshop

Offered by Bharat Nivas: you are invited to meet and spend learning time with Mr.Biswajyoti Mahanta (Artist…

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Mahabharata Immersion “discovering the Pandavas within” 23th May

One-day introductory exploration on ‘discovering the Pandavas within’ and a small peek into deeper processes like the…

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Video: International Art Mart Khajuraho 2018

International Art Mart Khajuraho 2018 A movie by Claire and RV Music by Argy Rous and DJ…

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Video: Soul Cypher in CRIPA

An evening of music, collective dance, fun in Auroville’s Cripa with the group “Soul Cypher”, on the…

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‘Art Matters’: A monthly discussion series on art and related matters 12th May

‘Art Matters’ – A monthly discussion series on art and related matters. *every second Saturday at different…

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Art Coop Pot-Lucky

Creativity and impetus are seldom birthed in a formal setting. ArtService’s Valentina and Krishna approached Ricky of…

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Call for Entries: Prix de la Photographie, Paris (P×3) 2018

Submit your best work for a chance to win up to $8,000 in cash prizes, be selected…

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Call for Artists: Art Maestro Award & Exhibition 2018 in Kochi

We are inviting entries (Drawing, Painting, Print Making & Sculpture) from artists who like to join the…

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Call for Proposals: Film-making Apprenticeship with Claire and RV

This coming school year we can welcome 2 students more in our apprenticeship program. This program is…

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Call for Applications: Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2018

Are you a young cultural manager/practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills? Are you…

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Satsang with Prahlad Tipanya Kabir Songs Live May 5th and 6th

5th at Language Lab, Auroville, 6:30 pm 6th at Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, 10 am Prahlad Singh…

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White Peacock Clay Club Exhibition

White Peacock Clay Club invites everybody for the “Ceramic Exhibition” of the graduate group -Bhavyo, Hyeyoon, Masha,…

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KalariGram Kids Camp 1st to 15th May 2018

Age group: 10 to 15 years old Fee: Rs 10.000 (residential) Rs 9.000 (non-residential) info@kalarigram.com

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Round table conference on “E-Waste Weaving” exhibition of Sophie Chandoutis

Institut Francais de Pondicherry every day 9:30 am to 6:00 pm, until 2nd May Round Table 2nd…

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Adil in Singapore

Symbols & Scripts: The language of Craft In 2012, my work was in an exhibition at Delhi’s…

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Short movie on SAIIER

This short movie is about S.A.I.I.E.R., Sri Aurobindo International Institute of Educational Research. SAIIER coordinates educational activities…

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Call for Applicattions: short-play theatre festival in Madras

Short+Sweet is a global festival brand, presenting highly successful Theatre, Dance, Cabaret, and Song Festivals around the world….

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Thu. documentary and Sat. music night at Unity Pavilion

This week on Thursday 26-04-2018 at 8 pm at the Unity Pavilion we will be screening a…

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Painting workshop offer by Audrey 27th and 28th May

Centre for Research, Education, and Experience in the Visual Arts (CREEVA) is delighted to present to you…

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Attakkalari workshop & audition: contemporary dance (National Diploma Programme) in KalariGram

Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts is delighted to kick-off its open workshop and auditions for the 2018…

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Jazz-Café Concert at the Visitors’ Center on Sunday 29th April

Jazz-Café Presents a Concert with: Vera & Rolf – Jazz Shakti Trio – Bossa Nova Amando&Dhani Band…

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Open rehearsal of BHU on the 1st of May at CRIPA

A dance theatre show inspired by the oldest martial art of the world: Kalaripayattu. 1st of May…

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Article: Initiating a dialogue for heritage conservation

A new dimension: A meeting of People for Pondicherry Heritage under way at Palais de Mahe in…

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Video and links about The Bridge Conference

Audio recordings of The Bridge session are accessible on Auroville RadioTV’s website: https://www.aurovilleradio.org. We also have a…

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The Earth, exhibition at Bharat Nivas

Exhibition, curated by Olivier Barot 14th March to 30 April, 2018 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm…

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Last Week in AV N° 59

Cultural Activities in Auroville – April 9 to April 15, 2018 By Nufar & Olivier

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Article: Artist finds true calling in Auroville

A Czech artist experiments with different techniques to make up for lost time in her painterly pursuits…

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‘Spirit & Nature’ on Earthday 22nd April

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Carnatic music concert in Pondicherry 22nd April

AV Music and Dance group is going to this concert, featuring an in-demand young Chennai singer just…

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Ivana’s Art Exhibition at Kala Kendra, until 21th April

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Video and review about the ‘6th Chittorgarh Art Festival’ in Rajasthan

Chittorgarh Art Festival 2018, Artists Village Residency Feb 3rd – 7th, Organised by the Chittorgarh Art Society….

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Second issue of Vaasal, the magazine in English about Tamil culture, language and society in Auroville

We are happy to announce the latest issue of Vaasal, the magazine in English about Tamil culture,…

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Available in Freeland Bookshop: “The Great War of Kurukshestra”

The Mahabharata of Maggi Lidchi Grassi is a “great novel” as it is no longer written. Maggi…

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Around the world: Source and Stimulus: Polke, Lichtenstein, Laing

In the late 19th century, the American illustrator and publisher Benjamin Day developed a cost-effective printing technique…

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Last Week in AV N°58

Cultural Activities in Auroville – April 2 to April 8, 2018 By Nufar & Olivier

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‘StoryYoga for Children’: website and audio-stories by Noel

I would like to take the opportunity to share with all of you that I have a…

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Workshop: Truth on the stage

The Auroville Theatre Group would like to explore what it means to bring “truth on stage”. What…

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Video: Bansuri concert by Nadaprem at full moon rising under the Matrimandir

A performance on bansuri by Nadaprem in Auroville’s amphitheatre, 31 March 2018, dedicated to the “blue moon”…

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Video: Veena recital of classical compositions at Matrimandir

50 veena performers by mostly young girls and boys, in Auroville’s amphitheatre in front of Matrimandir, 25th…

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Video: Youth Choir in Concert

Synthesis of the performance by the Youth Choir of Auroville in Cripa on March 30, 2018. Singers:…

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Karuppu, a Theatre Dance Performance 12th April

At Indianostrum Theatre, Pondicherry. Karuppu, this is the black spot that we put on the cheek of…

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Tamil New Year Celebration 13th April at Bharat Nivas

All are cordially invited to celebrate the Tamil New Year in Indian Pavilion, SAWCHU, at Bharat Nivas…

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Soul Cypher Show 13th April

Pop, Funk, Reggae, Ska, R&B, Rock With: Margherita, Matthew, Mehul and Edo 13th April, 8pm at CRIPA

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Pushkar Solo Piano Recital 14th April

Original music composed by Pushkar Carloto The recital is a repeat of the one I gave in…

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Exhibition about Narrative Movements: The world post contemporary wave 15th April

“The World Post Contemporary Wave” is an unique platform of Narrative Movements, in which we are trying…

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Open Heart Meditation in a forest garden with Samrat 15th April

Sunday, 15 April, 9-10.30am Becoming aware of the reality as it is without judgment, interpretation or reaction,…

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Silent Forest Walk 15 April

Sunday 15 April, 5-6pm Auroville’s Anusuya, Samridhi and Gaia forests and paths are nourished and well maintained…

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Premiere of Adishakti’s new production “Bali” on 7th April

The premiere of Adishakti’s new production, “Bali”, written and directed by Nimmy Raphel with Vinay Kumar in…

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Review: Krishna on “Bali”, Adishakti’s new production

We all know the wonderful work in theatre done by our neighbour, Adishakti, and have had the opportunity…

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An Ode to Auroville 7th April

On the occasion of its Golden Jubilee, an offering of Hindustani Classical and Light Classical (vocal) pieces…

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Spirit & Nature events at 8th April

April 8th! Allison and Aikya share about their experience meeting the Dolphins and the White Lions: 10am till 12am….

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Call for Application: a two-month residency at Pepper House, Fort Kochi

Kochi Biennale Foundation invites applications from artists for a two-month residency at Pepper House, Fort Kochi. The…

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Call for proposals for the IFA Arts Research Programme

India Foundation for the Arts announces request for proposals under Arts Research Programme The Arts Research programme supports scholars, researchers,…

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SAIIER: call for proposals

Each year we receive a small grant from the Government of India (GOI) for carrying out innovative…

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Filmmaking Grants

Filmmakers Without Borders (FWB) supports independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported…

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Does Having a Day Job Mean Making Better Art?

 CreditMari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi ONCE UPON A time, artists had jobs. And not “advising the Library…

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Article “Quantifying Creativity: How Any Artist Can Price Their Art for Sale”

Pricing your art is different from making art; it’s something you do with your art after it’s…

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Exhibition Hu Hsu’s paintings at Sri Aurobindo Ashram Pondicherry

The tiny territory of Puducherry has played a quiet but symbolic role in the cultural exchange between India and…

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Ivana Frousova’ art for sale

artist: Ivana Frousova Please contact Ivana for any enquirers about art pieces displayed: e-mail: ivana.frousova [at] yahoo.co.uk phone:…

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DHI: an art exhibition by young artists at Kala Kendra

Painting, Sculpture, Movement Art, Performance Art at Kala Kendra, from 20-31 of March DHI means vision, understanding, intelligence,…

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Review: Corinne at Monna Maier’s Photo Exhibition

Suzuki said : “Before Zen, men are men and mountains are mountains.” Like many beautiful things, it…

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Photo exhibition “Kokedera” (Moss Temple, Kyoto) by Monna Maier

Kokedera – Moss Temple, Kyoto a Monna Maier’s Photo Exhibition Opening 24th March – 5th April 2018…

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Video: the journey of Auroville artists travelling across India

A Tale of Art & Beauty of Khajuraho, depicting the journey of Auroville Artists travelling across India…

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Auroville Art, Design, Architecture books available in auroville.com

Clic here to check the titles in auroville.com

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Balkrishna Doshi named 2018 Pritzker Prize Laureate

  This year’s Pritzker jury has selected Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, often known as B.V. Doshi or Doshi,…

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Call for volunteers: exhibition of international art work in Kottakarai

Organised by “Ivana’s Drawings & Paintings”: Do you like art and do you have free time on…

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“Art and Artists” by Audrey

When we were all small children we were all able and wanted to express ourselves through speech,…

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“The beautiful world of kamala” by Corinne

As you stand in your truth, you stand in your strength. The Free store and PTDC fashion…

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The Auroville Harmonies Women’s Choir 24th March

Saturday, 8pm, at Cripa

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Bharatanatyam performance at Indianostrum Theatre 24th March

Indianostrum Theatre presents a Bharathanatyam evening in our home premise for introducing you Smt.V Chitra and Smt…

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Recital de piano by Yaroslava 25th March

Sunday, 8pm at Cripa

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An Indian Classical Dance 21st March at Bharat Nivas

Nrityaveni: the dancers weaving together three classical forms, Bharatnatyam, Odissi and Kathak. A program offered by Amrita,…

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Piano Concert with Leonardo De Donno 21st March

Piano Concert with Leonardo De Donno Wednesday 21st March 2018, 07:30 pm at Pitanga “The great world-rhythms…

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World Water Day Concentration Thursday, 22nd March

May there by an abundance of water for the sustenance and growth of the Planet towards the…

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Strains of flute with the rising blue moon at Matrimandir Amphitheatre, 31st March

Bansuri and Blue Moon Strains of flute with the rising blue moon A offering by Nadaprem on…

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Two days of activities by “Casa de Latino America” at Visitor Centre

“The liberator”, a film on Bolivar, Saturday, 31st March, 6 pm at Visitor Centre: Video Room. “Trovadores”,…

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Documentary “‘The Animal Communicator” 1st April

‘The Animal Communicator’, documentary by Craig Foster, followed by a sharing with Aikya about her experiences in…

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“Chudamani” an english play 30th March

Based on the short stories of a celebrated Tamil writer performed by the oldest english theater group…

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One day filmmaking workshop in Pondicherry, 25th March

Fee: Rs 2000 (general), Rs 1800 (Students) March 25th, 9 am to 5 pm, Pondicherry Register: access@accessiblehorizonfilms.com

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Exhibition “Mirage” at Last School until 18th March

Last School invites you to view the journey of self-discovery presented through a few individual installations. At…

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“On the way to Supermanhood”: an experiential event at Centre d’Art Citadines

Offering: – At the entrance a banner «On the Way to Supermanhood» created by Chantal – An…

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“The Dawn of Auroville”: a photo exhibition about Auroville’s early days

The Ashram and Auroville Archives have brought together an exceptional exhibition on Auroville’s early days covering the…

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Early Days (1970-1985): a photo exhibition by Lisbeth

Opening 4:30pm March 3rd until 17th March 2018 Open daily: 8am – 12pm and 2pm-6pm, closed on…

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“Returning from Auroville to Haridwar” by Tarun Kumar

Returning from Auroville to Haridwar: With newer meanings of life. By Tarun Kumar Last year, I toured…

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Artist around the world: Sarah Cain

Sarah Cain (born February 3, 1979) is an American contemporary artist who lives and works in Los…

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French Theater 17th March at Bharat Nivas

The Pavillon de France and Auroville International France presents in collaboration with the French Theater Company “Le…

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Conscious Walking around the fountain under Matrimandir 18th March

Conscious Walking around the fountain under Matrimandir – Kinhin Sunday, 18th March 2018 at 5:30 PM Duration…

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Videos: 50th Anniversary Celebration

A very special celebration for a very special day in Auroville’s story: the 50th anniversary from that…

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Auroville 50th Anniversary: Calendar of Events

  EVENT DATE.TIME.PLACE DESCRIPTION   Early Days Photo Exhibition  3rd -17th MarchPitanga  Opening 4.30pm on the 3rd,…

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Hibiscus Art Exhibition at Well Cafe until 15th March

Our aim is to promote art and share the Hibiscus Art Village spirit inspired by Sri Aurobindo’s…

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Bird Songs: concert of flute at Aurodhan 13th March

Pieces from Vivaldi, Dacquin, Haëndel, Rameau, Mozart and improvisations… Pondcherry flûte quartet (India) and Duo Laterna Magica…

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Tango performance at Visitors Centre 14th March

Auroville Tango team is inviting you to a beautiful and truly magical tango performance that will take…

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Hindustani Classical Vocal Recital 15th March

By Shri. Bhuvanesh Komkali who is a grandson of Pandit Kumar Gandharva and son of Shri. Mukul…

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Kindergarten archival photo exhibition until 15th March

Ex-students and all interested are invited to see the photos of our children since 1985. The exhibition…

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Jazz at Visitor’s Centre Sunday, 11th March

Jazz-Café presents a Concert from: “Jurriaan & friends” at the Visitor’s Center, Sunday 11th March, 8:00 PM

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Calligraphy workshop by Aiyana on Saturday 10th and 11th March

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Indian Classical Dance Drama 11th March

Depicting the journey from Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem ‘Savitri’ to the Mother’s vision of Auroville

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Video: Holi Colours at Sankalpa

Happy Holi from Sankalpa! Remembering a joyous and colourful event last year. Video made by Fred Cebron

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Learn Tamil Songs at Ilaignarkal Education Centre

Incredible opportunity to learn different types of Tamil songs – spiritual, cultural, social, folk, environmental, general awareness…

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The Auroville Choir and Instrumental Ensemble at CRIPA

The Auroville Choir and Instrumental Ensemble Performing compositions by Aurovilians Anandi, Matthew, Pushkar and Holger Friday 2nd,…

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My Burning Heart: the story of Satprem performed by Norman

At Centre d’Art Citadines, 4.30 pm on February 24th and 27th on March 1st, 3rd, 5th

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State of Siege by Albert Camus 7, 8, 9th March

La Compagnie SDF, French theatre in Auroville and the French Pavilion present STATE OF SIEGE by Albert…

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Keshava’s Tabla Concert at Unity Pavillion 9th March

Keshava in Concert Friday – March 9th, 8 pm Unity Pavilion. For his 15th birthday, Keshava will…

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Life Drawing workshop at CREEVA, 3rd March

Centre for Research, Education, and Experience in the Visual Arts (CREEVA) Our Open Studio at Kalakendra has…

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The Sea Speaks: installation by Ravi Agarwal until 4th March

Until 4 March 2018, at Town Hall, Auroville

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Sangamam Celebration 2018, 4th March

Sangamam in Tamil means a group of people coming together. This celebration is held in honour of…

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Book launch: Piero and Gloria monograph about Auroville Architecture, 28th Feb

This is the second book in the series of Auroville Architects Monographs-the pioneers. Book launch includes presentations…

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Special Evening program at the Matrimandir Amphitheatre on 1st March

Savitri Music: 5.30 to 6 pm (as usual). Followed by: A musical offering by the group Merope,…

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Baul Music Concert at Visitor Center, Feb 26th

Monday 26th Feb 2018 8 PM, at Visitor Center

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Last Week in AV N°57

Cultural Activities in Auroville – February 12 to February 18

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Grants for Musicians, Sculptors, Painters, Performers and Performance Artists, Writers and Curators

The India Foundation for the Arts is offering grants ranging from Rs. 2,00,000 to Rs. 6,00,000 to…

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Getty Images Grant for Photographers

Getty Images is offering Photographers a grant for the best Creative Commercial Project. Three grants will be…

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Support Adishakti’s ‘Remembering Veenapani Festival 2018’

Adishakti is a laboratory for theatre art research that is run by a collective of actor’s, writers…

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Last week: exhibition of archival photographs “I invite you to the great adventure”

9 to 24th February, at Pitanga Cultural Centre (Samasti, Auroville) Open 8 – 12  and 2 –…

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The Evolutionary Astrology Maurice Fernandez visits Spirit & Nature in AV

On Wednesday 7th of February, there was an informal sharing with Maurice Fernandez at Spirit & Nature,…

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Audio drama winner: It’s cold and it’s so dark, by Carmen-Francesca Banciu

By Carmen-Francesca Banciu, translated by Elena Mancini. SYNOPSIS Set in Berlin shortly after the fall of the…

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The Golden Rain Bells Symphony, 26th Feb

A Concert of the Russian Singing Bells and Presentation of the new Music Album by Vera Joshi “I…

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Peace Bell ringing for the AV-50 on 1st March

Join us to ring and meditate together with the deep embracing sound of the Peace Bell, in…

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First Full Moon Festival “Unity” by The North-East Asia Pavilion, 2nd March

Part 1 (Activities & Games) 4:30pm~ at Inuksuk (next to European House). Part 2 (Dinner & performances)…

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Spirit & Nature

Spirit and Nature is a learning centre situated in the middle of a forest and is dedicated…

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Undercover Indian: performance by Ankita Kumar-Ratta 3rd March

Undercover Indian is a hilariously witty one-woman show about a young Indo-Canadian woman who goes to live…

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Body Drawing workshop at CREEVA, 24th and 25th Feb

We all have our Body’s unique way of Drawing! Come and find your own with Audrey. In…

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DAS Graduate School (Amsterdam) is seeking a new colleague to serve as Artistic Director of its theatre master’s programme as of July 2018

Application deadline: 5th of March, 2018 more informations Young Boy Dancing Group/Vincent Riebeek, ‘Trapped in the Closet’…

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Grant to Photographers

The Gene Smith grant by the W. Eugene Smith fund offers $35,000 to photographers who document the human spirit through…

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Opportunities for film makers

YES! i am the CHANGE is a nationwide mindset transformation program to inculcate the spirit of responsible…

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Universal Earthen Wall – opening ceremony, 22nd Feb

A rammed earth stele celebrating Unity in Diversity with soils from around the world. At Unity Pavilion…

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SEAS: ‘Soul Encounters for the Auroville Soul’, Feb 17th

a 80-minute multi-disciplinary performing event at the AMPHITHEATER of MATRIMANDIR on February 17th 2018 19:00 pm up…

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Remembering Veenapani Festival – Final Weekend

Dear Friends, Here we are at the final week of Remembering Veenapani 2018. It has be a…

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50hrs Non Stop Mime, 14th to 16th Feb, at Aurelec

Attempting to create a WORLD RECORD in MIME by performing Mime for 50hrs to commemorate the 50th…

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10th Panorama of Contemporary Indian Cinema: 16, 17, 18th February

Aurofilm has the great pleasure to invite you to its annual Panorama of Contemporary Indian Cinema (PCIC!)…

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Last Week in AV: N 56

Cultural Activities in Auroville – February 5 to February 11

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Open House at the Auroville Earth Institute, 19 & 20 Feb

We’ll have hands-on earth building demonstrations, soil science demos, display of earth machinery, block-making, exhibitions and a…

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Grand Mahashivaratri Celebration at Kalarigram, Feb 13th: a special night of Dance and Spirituality

Tonight, starting at 6pm until late: – Baul singing 7 til 830 approx – Mohinyattam – classical dance from Kerala, closely related form…

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Review: Corinne at The 6th Chittorgarh Art Festival

19 Aurovilian artists in Rajasthan… The 6th Chittorgarh Art festival had the beginning of a typical Indian…

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Art for Land Exhibition and special events at Unity Pavilion

Final week – open daily until Thursday February 15th at Unity Pavilion – from 9:30 am to…

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Susmit Sen guitar concert at Bharat Nivas, Feb 14th

Susmit Sen, is playing in Auroville, on the14th of Feb, Bharat Nivas Auroville – Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, at…

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Art for Land Closing Event & Land Fundraising dinner, Feb 15th

We invite cordially all of you who have been blessed to be in Auroville at this time…

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Review: Francesca on the Bahuroopi National Theater Festival

Mysuru. City of history, beauty, culture. “The cleanest city in India”, points out the auto driver who…

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Art in the world: a video about José Parlá’s “Amistad América”, a monumental site-specific painting

Artist statement: Amistad América is a monumental site-specific painting commissioned by Landmarks for The University of Texas…

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Bang Hai Ja Exhibition, at Centre d’Art Citadines

Lights of the world Centre d’Art Citadines Open daily 2:30 to 5:30 until 15 February  

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Review: Corinne at “Bang Hai Ja” Exhibition

There is not much to add to what has been said about famous Korean painter Bang Hai…

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From Individual Autonomy to Universal Oneness: lecture by Prof. Sehdev Kumar

The History & The Future of the Idea of Human Unity: Lecture #1: Vasudev Kutumbkam’: “The Whole World…

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Concert by “Soul Cypher”, at Well Cafe, 10th Feb

  Ska, Pop, Rock, Blues, Reggae – with Margherita, Edo, Matthew, and Mehul. Feb 10th, 20:30 at…

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Open initiation of Folk Dances from France/Eu – Sunday, 11 Feb

Joyful collectives traditional dances in circle, couple, line… Sunday 11th from 5pm to 6pm, in front Solar…

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Interpretation of Sri Aurobindo’s Short Poems through Graceful Dance Movements and Rhythms

by Chhanda & Kavita At Unity Pavilion, 11 February 2018 7 pm Dancers: Devasmita , Shobhana, Kalvi, Pavitra,…

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Last Week in AV: N 55

Cultural Activities in Auroville – January 28 to February 04

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Adishakti presents the 4th edition of Remembering Veenapani Festival – untill 18th February

Dear Friends, We take immense pleasure in bringing to you the 4th edition of the Remembring Veenapani…

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Performance “Bhu”, at Bharat Nivas 8, 9 and 10th Feb

A dance theatre show inspired by the oldest martial art of the world: Kalaripayattu. 8th, 9th,10th of…

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Mela for Tribal Art & Craft at Bharat Nivas

Tribal Federation (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs – Govt of India, makes available to you…

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Conditions of Carriage: The Jumping Project at Adishakti Theatre, 11th Feb, 7pm

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The Hindu: Kalarigram opens a new amphitheatre

Grand show: A view of the new amphitheatre at Kalarigram near Auroville; right, a Kalaripayattu mock combat….

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Video: Epiphany Exhibition

At Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas, Auroville, India 2018 Film by Ake&Loki

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Residency in Goa to artists working with live art or focus on the body

HH Art Spaces in Goa, India is offering a residency to artists (dancers, musicians, electronic sound/composers, artists,…

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$1,000 micro-grants to people with certifiably awesome ideas every month

The project can be artistic, scientific, and/or social in nature. “Awesome projects” include initiatives in a wide…

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Residency in Switzerland to artists from South Asia

Pro Helvetica is offering artists from South Asia (Egypt, India, China, South Africa, Russia) a three-month residency…

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Recital of Kabir Poetry with Sehdev Kumar

at Auromode Yoga Space, 7pm

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Alchemiya: Contemporary Circus at Bharat Nivas

by ‘Compagnie Distil, 1st February, at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, 8pm, all are welcome – no advance booking…

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Vedic Chanting at Bharat Nivas

Performed by teachers of Yogavahini School, Chennai in Sri Krishnamacharya’s tradition. The teachers will also present a basic…

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Classical Bulgarian and western spirutual songs at Cripa

With the theme of “Force Alive, Fountaining, Flowing”, Girgina Girginova (soprano) and Ivelina Ivantcheva (piano) present an…

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“Auroville, la cite utopique”, a new film made by Fred C.

A new Film Documentary by Fred C., this Saturday 3rd Feb, 5pm, at Cinema Paradiso. See the…

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Have you made a film between 30 seconds and 6 minutes?

  Dear Kino Auroville Friends, Our next Kino Auroville Monthly is fast approaching. Please join us this…

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Two-month residency at Pepper House Fort Kochi

Applications are invited from an artist based in India for a two-month residency at Pepper House Fort…

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Residency opportunity for upcoming artists in Amsterdam

Deadline for application: 1st February 2018. Year-long residency opportunity for artists at Rijksakademie VanBeeldende Kunsten. Applicants with…

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Grant of 50,000 euros for Artists, Curators, Photographers, Writers, Film-makers, Architects, Musicians

The German Foundation “Kulturstiftung Des Bundes” is offering a grant of 50,000 euros for Artists, Curators, Photographers,…

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Video: Auroville Paper and the essence of its creation

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Art for Land Exhibition and special events at Unity Pavilion

A non-commercial cycle of generosity and gratitude for the existence of Auroville                                                 At Unity Pavilion, Mondays –…

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Photos from “Odissi Dance” and “Fear Walkers” presentations

Photos by Aurelie Fischer

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Creative Writing: a playground for inner writers with Francesca

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES: 4.30 to 6pm – 4th of Feb The Creative Writing Fest at Unity Pavillion during…

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A night of live music vibes made in Auroville, Sunday 28th Jan

The sixth edition of monthly Kalabhumi Goes Live will happen this weekend! We have 2 hours of…

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The journey of a warrior: performances of Kalaripayattu and Bhu, at Kalarigram

Yodhayanam: The journey of a warrior Yodhayanam offer a glimpse into the world of Kalaripayattu – the…

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Photograph Exhibition at Town Hall: Matrimandir, a Labour of love

The exhibition, curated by Paulette Hadnagy, features archival photographs of the pioneers building Matrimandir and current images…

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Monique Patenaude Painting Exhibition at Pitanga

Times: 8am-12pm and 2-6pm (Sunday closed) At Pitanga Cultural Centre, Auroville

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Walk of Hope with Sri M

Let’s walk together in Auroville and bioregion for Peace and Human Unity on January 28th & 29th,…

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Review on Mark’s exhibition by Corinne

“Skin has become inadequate in interfacing with reality. Technology has become the body’s new membrane of existence.”…

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Fear Walkers Stalks Auroville: the new production of The Auroville Theatre Group

Polygon Teater and The Auroville Theatre Group are proud to present FEAR WALKERS, a collaborative theatre/movement-based work based…