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 am happy to share with you the result of my ten-year research into Sound-Music-Consciousness with the unique instrument from Russia in Auroville. The Golden Rain Bells Symphony is a two-hour meditative composition reflective of the…

Beat the summer heat with LIVE MUSIC

Event / Repeated Event. From: May 11, 2017 07:30 PM / Kipaak Cafe @AuroAnnam Everyone is welcome! May 11th,12th&13th from 7:30pm onwards. No Entry fee, but donation is welcome for the Artist and the sound system. Snacks and Bamboo Green leaf herbal tea are availble throughout the evening. Our lovely…

Auroville & Bio-Regional Integrated Youth Camp

We invite you to join us! We plan to celebrate this special week starting from Mother’s birthday and ending with Auroville’s birthday. We invite children (10 – 16 age group) to participate in this camp. Activities: Auroville philosophy; Creative Painting; Theater; Playing Music/Singing; Story telling; Dance; Nature walk; Paper craft;…

Programs at Unity Pavilion

Ongoing Exhibition: 'Art for Land' Daily 9 am to 4.30 pm Friday 17 February 6 pm: Talk by Loretta: 'Sri Aurobindo and the Mother' * Saturday 18 February 6 pm: Talk by Loretta: 'Coming of the New Force' * Sunday 19 February 7 to 8 pm: Presentation on Land by…

Concert Of Western Music

Tuesday, 7th February, 2017 - 8 pm sharp, CRIPA, Auroville No latecomer admitted Johan S. Svendsen, Romance Op.26 (1881) (approx. 8 minutes) Kriesler, Prelude and Allegro in the style of Pugnani (1910) (approx. 8 minutes) (Short pause) Khachaturian, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1940) (approx. 30 minutes) Ladislav, violin -…

Special Evening on Saturday the 21/1

Well Café is happy to invite you all for a Special Evening on Saturday the 21/1 7.00 pm: Dinner 8.00 pm - 10 pm: Lefteris and friends - live music. Lefteris Grigoriou is a Greek Musician visiting Auroville with his family. After studying music around the globe, especially in Africa,…

Flute Concert – My Journey through Indian Music

By Gordon Kortange On Thursday 12th of January, Full moon night, At Pavilion of Tibetan Culture (International Zone) From 7.45 pm till 9 pm Gordon will give a performance of Indian Flute music titled that will be a combination of story and music. Gordon began learning Carnatic music as an…

Cripa Jazz Night

Jan 3rd, 2017 8 pm Cripa Jazz concert with exceptional guitarist from Los Angeles Sid Jacobs accompanied by Matt Littlewood Trio: Matt – Piano Holger – Bass

Upcoming Events at Solitude Farm

Open Mic Calling all closet, amateur and professional musicians, singers, writers, poets, dancers, and performers! Our stage and hearts are open, please come together for an evening of delightful sharing On Tuesday December 27, 7 pm onwards at Solitude Farm Cafe. If you'd like to participate, please call Shachi: 98200…

Birdman In Auroville

In few days, Bernard Fort will come to Auroville for 10 days, I met him few years ago while he was giving a “field sound recording” workshop in south of France. He navigates between ornithology and music composition. He is passionate by birdsongs and became one of the best expert…

Auroville Chamber Choir – Looking for new members

A chamber choir was created recently with the support of the Centre d'Art - Citadines. And we are still looking for new male members.You like to sing in the shower? Step out of it and join us for the newly founded Auroville Chamber Choir. We are a bunch of singing…

Lively Up Your Earth 2016 review

“I dream a private dream of returning to my Eden, there no effort is required, not even courage” -Masanobu Fukuoka If there is one sentence that could summarize the Lively Up Your Earth 2016 festival in Solitude, Auroville, this would be it. For many, Solitude symbolises organic, healthy food, but…

Live Music

Sep 30, 2016 / 08:00 PM / CRIPA NURIA, vocals MATT, piano-saxophone HOLGER, bass-viola SHANKS, guitars-back vocals SREENATH, drums catalan, spanish, french and english songs

Equinox – Nada Homan

with Aurelio and Holger September 23rd, 2016 @ 6 PM at CRIPA invisible sound track sonic ceremony incantation of peace & power

Rajasthan Kabir Yatra 2016

from Rajasthan Kabir Yatra: Dear friends, Greetings! We are happy to announce the second edition of the Rajasthan Kabir Yatra from 11-16 November, 2016, a travelling music festival in which we will journey over 6 days in and around Bikaner taking the power of Bhakti and Sufi music and poetry…

Lively Up Your Earth festival 2016

24th September Solitude Farm is hosting the 5th “LUYE” eco – music festival. The festival is going to focus on workshops and kids activities, music and food. There will be many opportunities to learn fun things and celebrate our collective creativity. At the end of the workshops there will be…

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…

Note Away

Satsanga is happy to present a performance by the brass band Note Away, on Wednesday, 27th July, 8.30 pm. They are a band of 13 musicians who come from Marseilles and Lyon, all engineering students. Everybody is welcome! Check their story at www.noteaway-fanfare.org Snack menu and regular menu will be…

Le tableau des merveilles

Le Pavillon de France présente: "Le tableau des merveilles" de Jacques Prévert Le 14 juillet à 19.30h @ Vistor Center “C’est un spectacle spectaculaire et d’une beauté si belle, d’une emotion si émouvante que les mots me manquent pour vous en parler, à moi, dont c’est pourtant le métier de…

Auroville for musical inspiration

from the Deccan Chronicle: Auroville for musical inspiration The serene township, over the years has, inspired many artists to do great things. It’s not uncommon to see foreigners coming to Auroville to get a break from hustles and bustles of city life. Erika Lernot is one such musician from Paris,…

Intimate Revelations – Wazo Solo Show

Intimate Revelations - Wazo Solo Show time: 8pm, Fri June 17 place: Visitors' Centre Prelude: Henri the Cook and Waz the Waiter are preparing a Royal Menu for a Special Night of Dinner Theatre for AV VIPs. Unfortunately, Waz the Waiter has at the last minute to replace a cancelled…

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.…

Nuages – Jazz concert

Nuages Jazz Concert at the Visitor Center Wednesday 27th, April, 8:00 pm Shanks - vocals & acoustic guitar Matt - sax Holger – double bass Suresh – percussion Rolf – acoustic guitar

Seed Mantra Musical Meditation workshop

AUROVILLE: Seed Mantra Musical Meditation workshop starts today! Just a quick note on the venue of the workshop. It is at the newly constructed dome which is inside the Unity Pavilion premises, behind the Unity Pavilion Hall. As soon as you enter Unity Pavilion gate, kindly take the pathway on…

Remembering Veenapani – Weekend Two

We are so happy let you know that our "REMEMBERING VEENAPANI” Festival kick started last weekend with much enthusiasm and energy amongst participants and audiences at our beautiful space, Adishakti. This Festival is a celebration of our beloved teacher Veenapani's work, life and art on the occasion of her birthday…

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…

Hindustani Classical Music Classes

For any more details, get in touch: Mail: kalarigram@gmail.com Call: 0413-2622091 | SMS: 94-95-030733 Drop in: Udayan, Edayanchavadi, (Near Adi-Shakti), Auroville P.O. About Kalarigram: Kalarigram, next to Adishakti, is a centre for the south Indian martial art form, Kalari. It is also a space for research and exploration into artistic…

Kalabhumi Festival

On Saturday February 20th in Kalabhumi will take place a very joyful event! From 3:30 pm till night there will be Live Music, Food, Dance, DJ and entertainment for adults and kids as well. Take note of it and share it with your friends... Programme From 3:30 pm onward small…

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…

My Autopsy

MY AUTOPSY A riveting dark poetic comedy, with original music A compelling search for the truth of life and death Written and Performed by Hamish Boyd* Directed by Fif Fernandes* Saturday, January 9 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Adishakti Theatre Edayanchavadi Road Free admission My Autopsy, is an autobiographical self-evisceration,…

musical instruments wanted

from Alliance Française: Dear friends As part of the creation of the Théâtre du Soleil in residence in January, their musician, Jean-Jacques Lemêtre is looking for musical instruments to accompany rehearsals. If you have musical instruments that are traditional or western and you would be glad to lend them to…

Kiritan Flux & Chloé Sanchez

brainfever media productions proudly presents Kiritan Flux & Chloé Sanchez performing live together! FRIDAY, 18.12.2015 @ 8 p.m. in MMC / CINEMA PARADISO (see video & photos of the performance below) flux [flûks], n. Lat. fluxus, fluo, fluxi. 1. The act of flowing; the motion or passing of a fluid.…

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…

Ziskakan in concert

Alliance Française Pondicherry presents Ziskakan, all the way from Réunion Islands. Performing at Alliance Française Audiotorium in Pondicherry. Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30 pm.

Baul Festival at Aurodhan

Welcome to the Baul Festival at Aurodhan Pondicherry. The Bauls will be performing on Sunday, Oct 18, at 8.15 pm at the Kritashraya Garden. Their facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/BaulRetreat

Hindustani Flute Recital by Chandra

Bharat Nivas presents an evening of Hindustani Flute Recital by Chandra de Dionigi (just before she's leaving for her studies in UK) accompanied by Bryce from Sri Aurobindo Ashram India Space, B.N., Saturday 12th, 6.30 pm All music lovers are welcome.

Baul Retreat

ekathara kalari & Aurodhan present BAUL RETREAT 13th -18th October 2015 at Aurodhan Pondicherry Conducted by Baul Masters Shahjahan Munshi (Bangladesh) Parvathy Baul Biswanath Das Baul Lakshman Das Baul Nitai Chandra Das (Shree Khol) For enquiries and registration contact: ekatharakalari@gmail.com Venue: 33 rue francois martin Kuruchikuppam Pondicherry 605012

guitar duo concert

Concert of the Guitar Duo BARTOLI-FODERA' The Italian Pavilion would like to announce A concert of the Guitar Duo BARTOLI-FODERA' On THURSDAY 23rd of July in CRIPA at 8 pm Music by Boccherini, Scarlatti, Rossini, Mangore', De Vecchi, Gangi, Assad, Morricone. The concert is organized in collaboration with the Institute…

Remembering Veenapani

A month-long festival at Adishakti to celebrate Veenapani Chawla's birth anniversary on April 5 FEATURING KIRTANA KRISHNA JAZZ CONCERT SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 7 p.m. Original compositions performed by jazz singer Kirtana Krishna.     RAJA SUYA YAGAM AND PRAHALATHA CHARITHRAN THERAKOOTHU PERFORMANCES SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 9:30 p.m. Arulmigu Sri Iyyappan…

Trio Benares

TRIO BENARES World Music in Concert Roger Hanschel on Saxophone Deobrat Mishra on Sitar Prashant Mishra on tabla Bharat Nivas Auditorium Thursday, 26th of March 2015 At 7:30 pm “Exciting, sensual, beautiful!”

Tugay Başar – traditional melodies and improvisations

Tugay plays the Ney, Sufî wind instrument at the Savitri Bhavan Saturday 31 January 2015 at 5 PM All are Welcome! The Turkish Ney is an old end-blown reed flute.  Ney, Turkish tanbur, oud (lute) and Turkish kemençe (fiddle) are considered to be the most typical instruments of Classical Turkish…

Anil Srinivasan – Tribute to Daruwala

Tribute to Mr. Soli Daruwala Aurodhan art gallery will pay a tribute to Soli Daruwala, regarded as the founder of the contemporary art movement in South India, by holding a concert by Anil Srinivasan at 8.30pm on January 14 at Krtashraya Aurodhan Gardens on Papammal Koil Street.

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…

introducing: Svaram Campus & Design Cafe

Dear Friends, With the coming of the new year Svaram Musical Instruments Research and Production is in front of its next step of development, having worked over a year on the prospect and concept of a Model Campus for the Industrial Zone, on an allocated site west of Afshaneh GH,…

vocal music workshop by Prince Rama Varma

Vocal Music workshop by Prince Rama Varma in Pondicherry date: 13th and 14th Dec. 2014 (Saturday and Sunday) time: 9.30 - 11.30 am venue: Anandha Inn, Pondicherry Carnatic musician and veena player Prince Rama Varma, who gave a vocal performance at Bharat Nivas several years ago, will be offering a…

Italian Harp Concert

Maestro Enrico Euron and Anne-Gaelle Cuif in Harp and Voice Duo Concert Medieval and Renaissance Italian Arias time: 31 October 2014, 8.00 pm place: Pitanga - Auroville

Out-of-the-Box sound from Auroville

from The Hindu: Members of Auroville-based band Emergence say their music is about bonhomie and breaking barriers “I was inspired when I saw Mishko playing in a concert. I asked him if he’ll help me with my jazz and he asked me to help him with his English in exchange,”…

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.…

Domestic Radio Orchestra Experimental Concert of Transistors

Domestic Radio Orchestra Experimental Concert of Transistors Symphony of soundwaves time: Saturday, 30th August 2014, 8 pm place: SAWCHU   Listen and participate by bringing your own portable radio set We will play this unique one hour piece created and performed for the first time in Auroville 8 radios will…

Concerts by Jan V. Vanek and Estelle Koluda

Four concerts by Jan V. Vanek and Estelle Koluda will take place in Auroville and Pondicherry the coming week: Saturday, 9th August: concert, 8 pm, CRIPA, Kalabhumi, Auroville. Sunday, 10th August: concert 10.30 am, Hall of Harmony, Sri Aurobindo Ashram School, Pondicherry Tuesday, 12th August: 7.30pm Unity Pavilion, Auroville: musical…

music workshop with Bombay Jayashri

News from Adishakti: A 5-day music workshop with renowned artist Bombay Jayashri and her faculty senior students will take place at Adishakti Campus August 24 - 28 from 6 am to 9 pm. Find more information on the flyer below (click to enlarge):

The Jazz Music Festival in Chennai

News from the Madras Jazz Festival: It's on the 7th and 8th of June. All are welcome! The festival is set at the Phoenix Market City, Vellachery Chennai. For more information go to the Madras Jazz Festival's facebook site.

The Pondy Street Show

It happend on Saturday, May 24th at Gandhi Thidal, Pondicherry. Initiated by the Auroville Art Service & INTACH Pondicherry with the support of the Puducherry Department of Tourism.