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” Pick it up game ” – on solid waste management training by Waste Less Auroville to our children of Yatra Art and Culture Foundation

Yatra Art and Culture Foundation welcome Ribu Chandra from Waste less , Auroville to give a presentation on “Pick it up” card game based on solid waste management to our Yatra Evening tuition children and teachers on 30 March 2016. Children had a very good conversation about the waste and…

In: Workshop

International university students visit the Yatra Art and Culture Foundation to discuss Yatra’s programming and experience local arts

Interested in learning more about Yatra and its activities, twenty-five international students from the American University of Paris (AUP) in France and Linneaus University in Sweden visited Yatra on 24 December 2013 for a morning of arts immersion, film viewing and a discussion about Yatra and its position in the…

In: Cultural Event Group Visit

Yatra Theatre Team presents ”Giramathuvassam,” a street theatre performance on water and sanitation in Saanimedu village

Organized by the Yatra Arts Foundation, the Yatra Theatre Team performed a street play titled “Giramathuvassam” about water and sanitation in Saanimedu village on the 23 December 2013. Equipped with all the drama essentials including lights, a sound system, microphone, amplifiers, and portable generator, the street theatre performance started at…

In: Village Outreach

“Adhoc” art exhibition showcases local and international painting talents at the Yatra Arts Foundation

On Saturday, 21 December 2013, the Yatra Arts Foundation hosted the opening reception for Adhoc, an art exhibition featuring the paintings of Osiva, Yatra’s painting instructor from Kuilapalayam, and Louise Robinson, a long-time Yatra supporter visiting from France. Coordinated and supported by Yatra staff, Adhoc, defined as “something formed for…

In: Art Exhibition Awards & Recognition Cultural Event

Japanese puppeteer Minako Murata presents puppet show for the Evening Tuition students at the Yatra Arts Foundation

The Yatra Arts Foundation welcomed Mr. Vinoda Krishna and Ms. Minako Murata from Bangalore’s children’s home and ashram, Vishwalaya, as they presented a puppet show to Yatra’s Evening Tuition students on 11 December 2013. Originally from Japan, puppeteer Ms. Murata presented a small, half-hour show in two parts. The first…

In: Evening Tuition Village Outreach

Evening Tuition pauses from studies to enjoy Veena Naadha Pravaham performance by renowned Karaikudi veena musicians

On Saturday, 7 December 2013, the Yatra Arts Foundation attended a night of traditional veena music at Bharat Nivas Auditorium in Auroville. Twenty-four Yatra staff and Evening Tuition children left from Yatra and travelled together to Bharat Nivas, where they enjoyed Veena Naadha Pravaham, a two-hour veena recital with mridangam…

In: Cultural Event Evening Tuition

The Yatra Arts Foundation celebrates its eighth anniversary with an evening of music and dance on Saraswati Puja

On Sunday, 13 October 2013, the Yatra Arts Foundation celebrated its eighth anniversary and Sarawati Puja with an evening of music and dance. With the presence of both the performers and the audience, the evening started with an offering to Saraswati; the dancers chanted a popular mantra in honor of…

In: Awards & Recognition Cultural Event

Aalapakkam temple festival features a cultural program by the children of the Yatra Arts Foundation

During an Aalapakkam temple festival, the village president invited the Yatra Arts Foundation to perform in celebration of the occasion. On 12 October 2013, Yatra’s children performed veena music and Bharatanatyam, devotional, and folk dances. More than four hundred people attended and enjoyed the cultural performance, including children, youth, women,…

In: Cultural Event

The Yatra Arts Foundation’s children perform in Anna Marriage Hall in Edaiyanchavadi

On 16 September 2013, the Yatra Arts Foundation’s children performed a cultural program in Anna Marriage Hall in the village of Edaiyanchavadi. Ranging in age from about six to fourteen years old, the children presented a variety of cultural performing arts including Bharatnatyam, folk, and modern dances. More than seven…

In: Cultural Event

Yatra Launches New Facebook Page

Yatra has joined Facebook! Through Facebook, we can keep you better informed of upcoming events, share what’s going on here at Yatra, and inspire you creatively in the process. We invite you to view our new page and “like” us to receive our updates and creative inspiration. Check us out:…

In: In the News