Chakiar Kuthu is a monoact in which a single actor, the Chakiar, acts the role of all the characters to the accompaniment of mizhavu (a close - necked copper metal drum) played by the Nambiar and cymbals played by the Nangiar (Woman of the Nambiar community). The Chakiar expounds puranic stories punctuating his narration with illustrations from contemporary life.
Experience the magic of the finest in Indian classical dance & music in Singapore at the Svaras
& Mudras (Svaras are the musical notes and Mudras, the hand dance gestures, in the Indian
classical music and dance traditions). The Soorya Festival events have been showcasing the
rich tapestry of Indian Classical Dance & Music traditions to the audiences across the cultural
capitals of Europe, Middle East and South East Asia by the accomplished masters in their
respective genres. The current event is the eighth in the series to be held in Singapore and will
yet again enthrall the art connoisseurs, educate the art students and captivate the minds and
hearts of the art lovers of Singapore.