Friday, 23 February 2018

UBUNTU FESTIVAL - Change of Venue

https://ubuntufest.org/tickets/
 For reasons beyond our control, we had to move the UBUNTU FESTIVAL to a new venue.
The Mbombela Stadium Complex in Nelspruit (Mbombela) is famous for its unique architecture of giant giraffes holding up the walls of the oval. It is also home to the Mpumalanga show and very suitable to handle our event in the beautiful grounds around the stadium - while we utilise the hospitality facilities in the stadium itself. Book your tickets here: https://ubuntufest.org/tickets/

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Because Nelspruit is the gateway to the Kruger Park, there are dozens of hotels, lodges, bush camps and guest houses for visitors to choose from - all within a few minutes from the venue.
The size of the venue has also given our guests ease of access and we can accommodate larger numbers of people if we need to with ease.
So spread the news about UBUNTU FESTIVAL to those who hunger for knowledge and who are ready to co-create a new reality for all of us - free from economic hardship and enslavement.







ONE SMALL TOWN Update from Mayor Ron Higgins

Mayor Higgins gives an inspiring outline of his implementation of the UBUNTU ONE SMALL TOWN plan of action - and how CONTRIBUTIONISM will open the way for full self-sustainability. Click the link to listen to the radio interview and be inspired - http://lake88.ca/media/180222.mp3
Share this with your mayor - and let them contact me for a way forward to implement it in your community. Notice that the investors are lining up to invest in this model because of the secure return on investment. In unity - Michael Tellinger

Mayor Ron Higgins Radio Interview about ONE SMALL TOWN


Friday, 26 January 2018

Join the UBUNTU FESTIVAL - 12-15 April 2018

http://ubuntufest.org/

A celebration of the human spirit & the limitless expression of human creative talents. Sharing the skills, talents & knowledge of people from any countries, diverse cultures or backgrounds – to inspire each other to higher levels of unity consciousness – manifesting a beautiful world & future for all of us. Through music, dance, art, yoga, sound healing, meditation, comedy, health, pottery, basket weaving, spiritual teaching and information, new technology, higher knowledge and alternative information about our human history, the nature of our reality – and so much more.

Monday, 22 January 2018

Mayor Ron Higgins Makes CBC NEWS in Canada

 Read full article HERE:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/contributionism-volunteers-frontenac-1.4497313
CBC Reports on the success of Mayor Ron Higgins and the ONE SMALL TOWN strategy.
Ron is rapidly becoming more than just a local hero. Mayors and councilors from other towns in Canada, USA, Australia and beyond, are reaching out for advice how to launch the ONE SMALL TOWN strategy in their communities. Funders are calling to invest in CONTRIBUTIONISM projects that have not yet been planned. What a great testimony of an idea whose time has come. Well done again Ron - keep doing what you are doing. More and more people all over the world are watching you lead by example and admiring your open heart and positive attitude to creating something new - that will benefit everyone.
In deep gratitude - Michael Tellinger

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Update From Mayor Ron Higgins - On ONE SMALL TOWN Canada

20 Jan 2018
A highly inspiring UPDATE from Mayor Higgins of North Frontenac, Ontario, Canada - on the exciting progress of the ONE SMALL TOWN implementation and establishment of CONTRIBUTIONISM as a system to create prosperity and abundance for their community. Deep gratitude to Mayor Ron for leading the way into uncharted waters and showing us all how easy it really is if you have vision and courage to do something differently. More and more investors are reaching out to Mayor Ron - other mayors and councilors want to follow his lead - and thousands of people around the world support Ron and North Frontenac. The domino effect has begun. 
In unity & resonance - Michael Tellinger
Update from Mayor Ron Higgins 20 Jan 2018

Saturday, 20 January 2018

ONE SMALL TOWN Canada Reaches More People

UBUNTU's One Small Town plan, and Contributionism, is starting to interest media more and more. Here is an article by Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard - Ontario, Canada.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
PLEVNA — The mayor of North Frontenac is urging the township to take a controversial path to economic development.

Mayor Ron Higgins is proposing that the township’s residents adopt the philosophy of contributionism, where people would be expected to donate three hours a week to community projects in exchange for goods and services from those ventures.
In a presentation to Frontenac County council on Wednesday morning, Higgins said he sees contributionism as a way to create needed economic development, grow the township’s residential and business tax bases, and attract a younger demographic.
“This idea has piqued a lot of interest, but there is no proof of it working yet,” Higgins said.
“This is the very first time anything like this has been done anywhere in the world. The concept has been around for 12 years and I spent six months analyzing this and, to me, it is just a no-brainer to do.”
Higgins said promoting economic development is part of his job as mayor and he was prompted to look into the One Small Town North Frontenac idea because he was disappointed by the results of the township’s economic development task force.
“Whenever you mention this program, there is a lot of skepticism. You are probably skeptical yourselves right now,” he said to county council. “I know our council was, and I was, when I first started this.”
Higgins’ skepticism has been replaced with confidence of success.
In the past, Higgins has been critical of what he said was a lack of economic development efforts in the township by Frontenac County. He went as far as questioning the need for a county manager of economic development.
The head of the economic development task force, Coun. John Inglis, said the proposal would get the same support that any other economic development proposal would receive.
“I have some problems with the contributionism model,” Inglis said. “Having said that, I do think it is wonderful that people from outside, who are younger, are expressing interest in starting businesses in North Frontenac.
“If this has merit, it will proceed.”
If successful, Higgins said, the economic growth would become a revenue source for the township.
In addition to providing the residents with goods and services, the contributionism theory calls for the economic development projects to produce three times what the residents need, with the excess being sold. The revenue would be split between the participants, the development of new products and the investors. The volunteered labour would allow the businesses to underprice competitors.
“My expectation is that within 10 years we will be in a position with this organization to be able to provide funding for infrastructure and other projects within the township of North Frontenac, which means we will be able to reduce municipal taxation,” Higgins said.
But Higgins admitted the need to go slowly and build a solid business case.
The One Small Town movement was developed about 12 years ago by Michael Tellinger, a South African author, scientist, explorer and founder of that county’s Ubuntu Liberation Movement.
Higgins was quick to distance his township’s efforts from any of the politics connected to contributionism.
That is probably wise.
Tellinger has promoted contributionism, with the economic advantage of the free, volunteer labour, as a way to bring down and replace the world banking system and capitalism itself.
The One Small Town manifesto calls for a “revolution of consciousness.”
“The socioeconomic structure of our country and our world has failed us dramatically. The freedoms that our forefathers strived for is in danger of being lost forever,” the manifesto states. “It has fallen on the shoulders of the common people to unite and create a new way, a new system and a beautiful life for ourselves and our children.”
Higgins said planning for two projects — an apiary and a wellness centre — has already started, and the One Small Town North Frontenac efforts are to be administered by a group called Contribute and Thrive North Frontenac.
Higgins said another business in the township is building “Earthships,” passive solar houses made from recycled and natural materials. Higgins said the company plans to build a community of between 80 and 120 homes and could attract younger people to the municipality.
elferguson@postmedia.com

Friday, 19 January 2018

ABAFANZI - Mothers of Africa At UBUNTU FEST

One of the main attractions at the UBUNTU FESTIVAL - 12-15 April Badplaas, South Africa.
Book your tickets today. http://ubuntufest.org/live-music/

 Abafazi is a strong, colourful group of South African women who give a heart-warming view of their lives with music, singing and dancing. The African drum and melodic marimba are traditionally only played by men, but now the women of Abafazi turn the Flint upside down. With beautiful costumes and powerful African hits they show what they stand for. Abafazi accompanied Shakira, among others, at the kick-off of the World Championships in Johannesburg, and was part of the opening of the Olympic Games in China.
Energetic and lively - Abafazi give you a heartwarming glimpse of their lives through their music, song and dance. Mothers of Africa includes well-known African songs and original compositions accompanied by dynamic dance, like pantsula, township dance and the more modern African styles. Their thrilling performance on the African drum and marimba is remarkable, as traditionally only men play these instruments.
Get your tickets today.    http://ubuntufest.org/live-music/


UBUNTU FESTIVAL 12-15 April 2018

Badplaas Hot Spring Resort, South Africa.http://ubuntufest.org/
We are calling all conscious musicians, artists, performers, healers, comedians, dancers, potters, weavers, yogis, and anyone who would like to share their talents and skills with others. Sign up on our website. http://ubuntufest.org/ 
We are uniting Arts, Music, Culture & Consciousness with the truth movements of the world. 
UBUNTU FEST is a celebration of the human spirit and the limitless expression of human creative talents. Sharing the skills, talents & knowledge of people from many countries, diverse cultures or backgrounds – to inspire each other to higher levels of unity consciousness – manifesting a beautiful world & future for all of us.

 http://ubuntufest.org/
We have an inspiring line-up of 16 researchers like, Michael Cremo, Sam Osmanagich, Klaus Dona, John Stuart Reid, Jay Weidner, Linda Tucker (White Lions), Claire Janisch - Biomimicry, Hugh Newman and many more. There will be sound healing, yoga, Qi gong, sweat lodges, and a stream of awesome musical performances - by South African and international performers.

Join us at the UBUNTU FESTIVAL 12-15 April 2018 - at the fabulous hot springs resort in Badplaas - South Africa and share this with everyone you know. The UBUNTU FEST belongs to all those who participate. So sign up to participate or simply get your ticket on our website: http://ubuntufest.org/

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Dome Building Workshop at UBUNTU Head Office

Learn how to build an off-grid dome home in a few days.  12-26 Feb 2018

Please join us by clicking the link HERE: http://members-bioveda.com/ecodome/
If you love working with your hands and learning new skills - join us for this amazing workshop and learn how to build two types of dome homes in no time - whilst visiting the stone circle ruins and the home of UBUNTU. Together with my good friend Alosha Lynov, who is a modern-day eco-wizard, we are organising a 2-week intensive live practical training experience at the UBUNTU head quarters in Waterval Boven, Mpumalanga, South Africa.


Alosha will also be giving away 2 of his detailed video master classes, Abundance of Water & Living Bio Dome for all those that book for our Hands-On Workshop.
We have a few spots left for this 12 - 26 February Session, so please join us if you can for two weeks that will transform the way you see living space in the world today.
Please join us by clicking the link HERE: http://members-bioveda.com/ecodome/

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Support The UBUNTU Movement With A Monthly Contribution

If you love the UBUNTU philosophy and you want to see it grow, please take out a monthly subscription to support us. Click HERE


Please help me to continue managing and running the UBUNTU movement, our office and the growing expenses as UBUNTU grows around the world. Take out a small monthly contribution that you can afford to support the UBUNTU office and our activities. Click HERE and choose from the drop-down menu an amount that you can manage.
The amount of energy it takes to manage the  UBUNTU movement is unimaginable to those that have not spent any time with me. It is ongoing, relentless, unforgiving and exhausting. It has completely consumed my life at the expense of my other work. The activities, admin and communication, planing and travelling, consumes most of my life.

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In unity - Michael Tellinger