Ten years ago I dreamt that one day we would hold a Congress event in Bethlehem.  This summer that dream became a reality.  Huge thanks to Marina Barham and her colleagues in Al Harah Theatre, working with Dr Hala Yamani at the University of Bethlehem, for making this possible.  It was a very special and […]

The 2016 Indra Congress will take place in Bethlehem during the week of the 17th July. We are guests of our dear friend Marina Barham of Al Harah Theatre and Dr Hala Yamani of Bethlehem University. We were due to hold this event in 2015 but felt we had to postpone it due to the […]

The Indra Congress and religion
January 13, 2016 By admin

I have been asked on a number of occasions if Indra is a religious organisation: here are some thoughts for the New Year. Although the Congress is guided by the spiritual, Buddhist metaphor of Indra’s Net, Indra is not a specifically religious organisation. The initial ARROW programme (Art: a Resource for Reconciliation Over the World) […]

The National Arts Council funding of air tickets for the ARROWSA Indaba Congress Plymouth 2015 facilitated the training and sharing of knowledge and skills specifically regarding Applied/Community Theatre for ARROWSA facilitators, co-ordinators, facilitators and participants as well as UKZN drama staff and students who physically went to the United Kingdom and those who remained in […]

The National Arts Council funding of air tickets for the ARROWSA Indaba Congress Plymouth 2015 facilitated the training and sharing of knowledge and skills specifically regarding Applied/Community Theatre for ARROWSA facilitators, co-ordinators, facilitators and participants as well as UKZN drama staff and students who physically went to the United Kingdom and those who remained in […]

The National Arts Council funding of air tickets for the ARROWSA Indaba Congress Plymouth 2015 facilitated the training and sharing of knowledge and skills specifically regarding Applied/Community Theatre for ARROWSA facilitators, co-ordinators, facilitators and participants as well as UKZN drama staff and students who physically went to the United Kingdom and those who remained in […]

The Plymouth Congress 2015
April 20, 2015 By admin

The challenge Following the Indra Congress in Derry 2013, Marina Barham, Director of Al Harah Theatre in Beit Jala, Palestine invited us to hold the next 2015 Global Congress in Bethlehem.   The slaughter inflicted on Gaza a year ago had a profound impact on people throughout Palestine.   Once again Gaza was in ruins and its […]

Bethlehem 2016
January 11, 2015 By admin

This is an ambitious event which will take place in the west Bank, Palestine in July 2015.  As usual there will be a series of workshops, training events and performances.  There will also be a Symposium to discuss and debate issues arising from the work of Indra and Al Harah in Palestine, which will raise […]