Aurora Festival makes the world better - 4-6 July 2014 in Pienza

Aurora festival, taking place 4-6 July 2014 in Pienza (Siena), is an unforgettable week-end of Ecology and Spirituality in the heart of Tuscany. Vandana Shiva, Serge Latouche, ecologists, nutritionists, philosophers, scholars, educators, scientists and shamans from all over the world meet to explore the vision of the Earth as Gaia, a living being who gives and sustains life, where everything is connected and everything is sacred.

Festival of Nature and Spirit


THE SPIRIT OF THE EARTH


1st bilingual edition Italian / English


 


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Why participate?
To open up to new visions, to share experiences
and the the joy of feeling part of a whole.



PROGRAM


Friday July 4 (free afternoon)


………………The Spirit of the Desert, free event: photographic exhibit about Rajasthan communities
………………by STELLA MORIELLI and SHWETA RAO
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Palace


16.00……….The Spirit of the Earth, lecture
……………….BEBETTA CAMPETI, Aurora Festival Director
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


16.30…………Mother Earth: 10.000 gardens in Africa, lecture
………………IRENE MAROCCO, charged of communication for the Gardens Project
………………SAMSON NGUGI, bureau of Africa Slow Food
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


18.00………….Environment: the Earth of the spirit. Harmonization for sustainable growth, lecture
……………….ANTONIO MARIA PASCIUTO, M.D. environmental medicine
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall

20.30………….Opening Party with vegetarian dinner (by reservation only)
………………Monticchiello, Podere isabella


 


Saturday July 5


………………The Spirit of the Desert, free event: photographic exhibit about Rajasthan communities
………………by STELLA MORIELLI and SHWETA RAO
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Palace


09.00………….A New Narration of the World, lecture
……………….MAURIZIO PALLANTE, leader of Happy Degrowth movement
……………….DUCCIO DEMETRIO, director Free University of Auto-biography
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


09.00………….Psychiatry as Soul Medicine, lecture
……………….MARCO BERTALI, psychiatrist and psychologist
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


09.00-10.30Free Yoga class , yoga workshop
……………….GRAZIA CECCHINATO, Yoga teacher
……………….Pienza, Pieve di Corsignano’s lawn

09.00-13.00Discover Me, program for children and teenagers (6-14 years old)
……………….Sound Therapy, Nutriceutics, Drama, Music and Dance with
……………….O.CORRIE, F.DAJANI, Z.HART, J.McEWEN
……………….Pienza, gymnasium of the primary school


10.30………….Spiritual Ecology, lecture
……………….JONATHAN HORWITZ & ZARA WALDEBACK, shamans
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


10.30………….Earth Goddesses, lecture
……………….MARITZA VILLAVICENCIO, historian and diviner
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Library


12.00………….Navdanya: A Future for the Earth, lecture
……………….VANDANA SHIVA, environmentalist, scientist
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


14.00-16.00 Sacred Ritual of Psyche Warriors, workshop
……………….MARCO BERTALI, psychiatrist
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


14.30-19.30Private Consultations (by reservation only)
………………Pallares Oracle, Tarot, Shiatsu
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


15.00…………Use your “good sense”: sensory voyage in nutriceutics, lecture
………………
MICAELA MAZZOLI, MATTEO MONTI teacher trainers in eco-nutrion
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


16.00-19.00..Connect with the spirit of nature, workshop
……………….JONATHAN HORWITZ & ZARA WALDEBACK, shamans
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


16.00-19.00A walk in search of spontaneous plants, workshop
……………….MATTEO POLITI, naturopath
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


16.00-19.00Pallares Oracle, workshop
……………….MARITZA VILLAVICENCIO, historian and diviner
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


16.00-19.00Discover Me, program for children and teenagers (6-14 years old)
……………….Sound Therapy, Nutriceutics, Drama, Music and Dance
……………….with O.CORRIE, F.DAJANI, Z.HART, J.McEWEN
……………….Monticchiello, Aldo Nisi Hall


16.30-17.30The Economics of Happiness, films
………………by Helena Norberg Hodge, Steven Gorelick and John Page
………………introduction by GLORIA GERMANI, philosopher and MAURIZIO PALLANTE
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Library in English / Main Hall in Italian


18.00-19.30   In balance between Earth and Sky, yoga workshop
……………….GRAZIA CECCHINATO, Yoga teacher
………………Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


19.30-21.50..Dinner (by reservation only)
………………Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


20.30-24.00The Table of Gifts. A public space for giving, sharing and taking freely.
……………….Pienza, Piazza Pio II


21.00-21.50…tThe Young Words, poetry reading
……………….by MARIANGELA GUALTIERI, poet
……………….Pienza, Palazzo Piccolomini


22.00-21.50…Circle of Peace for the Earth, JONATHAN HORWITZ  leads a public ceremony ………………with members of International Shamanic Community. Everybody is welcome!
………………Pienza, Piazza Pio II


 



Sunday July 6


………………The Spirit of the Desert, free event: photographic exhibit about Rajasthan communities
………………by STELLA MORIELLI and SHWETA RAO
………………Pienza, Conservatory’s Palace


09.00………….Birth as Consciousness awakening, lecture
……………….GRAZIA MARCHIANO’, philosopher, orientalist
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


09.00………….Education versus excision, lecture
……………….MICHÈLE MOREAU, leader of the project
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Library


09.00-11.30  Pure and Simple, yoga workshop 
……………….GRAZIA CECCHINATO, Yoga teacher
………………Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


09.00-13.00Discover Me, program for children and teenagers (6-14 years old)
……………….Sound Therapy, Nutriceutics, Drama, Music and Dance
……………….with O. CORRIE, F.DAJANI, Z. HART, J. McEWEN
……………….Pienza, gymnasium of the primary school


10.00………….From where, to where? A World in crisis, lecture
……………….SERGE LATOUCHE, economist
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


10.00………….Healing Birth, lecture
……………….NICCOLO’ GIOVANNINI, gynecologist, obstetrician
……………….SANDRA CETTO, obstetrician
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Library


11.30………….Nature & Spirit: a possible alliance?, lecture
……………….VANDANA SHIVA, JONATHAN HORWITZ, MAURIZIO PALLANTE, SERGE LATOUCHE
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


14.30-19.30Private Consultations (by reservation only)
………………Pallares Oracle, Tarots, Shiatsu
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


15.00-16.00Freedom from poverty, lecture
……………….GIACOMO MANCA, vice-president Amnesty Int. Society Queen Mary University of London,
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Main Hall


15.30-16.00Learning from communities: the Barefoot Project, lecture
……………….STELLA MORIELLI, anthropologist
……………….Pienza, Consertvatory’s Main Hall


16.00-18.30Animate Earth, films
……………….by Sally Angel, text by Stephen Harding
……………….introduction by SALLY ANGEL, director and BRUNO D’UDINE, ecologist
……………….Pienza, Conservatory’s Library in English / Main Hall in Italian


16.00-18.00Ecological education, workshop
……………….GAIA CAMILLA BELVEDERE, educator
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


16.00-19.00Eco-narration, workshop
……………….DUCCIO DEMETRIO, writer, educator
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


16.00-19.00Discover Me, program for children and teenagers (6-14 years old)
……………….Sound Therapy, Nutriceutics, Drama, Music and Dance
……………….with O.CORRIE, F.DAJANI, Z.HART, J.McEWEN
……………….Monticchiello, Aldo Nisi Hall


16.30-19.00The Feminine and The Cycle of Life, workshop
……………….BEBETTA CAMPETI, shamanic practitioner
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


19.30………….Concert of Indian Music, voice and percussion
……………….RASHMI BHATT, musician
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella


20.30………….Closing Party (by reservation only)
……………….Monticchiello, Podere Isabella



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