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Mission and Vision

  • “Dissemination of the rich Indian art & culture and achieving integration through culture” – Soorya strives towards presenting the finest in the diverse art forms of India to the art lovers of Singapore in a multi-cultural, multi-racial milieu.
  • * “Art with a heart” – Soorya will remain committed to the weak and under privileged sections of the society by contributing significant part of its annual financial surplus to agencies and organizations of a charitable nature.
  • Presenting top artistes at nominal ticket charges to make fine quality art available to wide segments of the community.
 

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On Soorya

Soorya is the largest cultural society in Asia based in Trivandrum, the capital city of the state of Kerala in India. Soorya is 30 years old and has made outstanding contribution to the milieu Indian Art, Culture & Cinema. It has chapters in 11 countries - New York (USA), London (UK), Manchester (UK), Zurich (Switzerland), Rome (Italy),Vienna (Austria), Koln (Germany), Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Qatar (Gulf). The total membership in Soorya exceeds 20,000 with 7,000 members in India and 13,000 abroad.

The main activities of Soorya span the entire range of art & culture including organizing classical dance and music festivals, dramas, workshops on theatre, painting, photography, handicrafts and the like, talks, light and sound shows, screening of good films, presenting celebrated film directors, holding their retrospectives, holding seminars and discussions on cinema, with special emphasis on Indian art & culture. Soorya also operates as a platform for the promotion of young talents. The annual 75 day long Soorya India Festival has been adjudged as the largest cultural festival of Asia by the Limca Book of World Records.

Soorya is a non-profit, non-commercial voluntary organization and aims at dissemination of the rich Indian culture and achieving ‘integration through culture’, mainly targetting the common man. For further details, please visit www.sooryaindia.com

Founder of this society is Mr N Krishnamoorthy popularly known as Soorya Krishnamoorthy. In addition to being the chief organizational spirit behind Soorya, he has himself scripted, directed and choreographed several shows and has pioneered the sound and light show as a creative tool to focus on aspects of Indian culture, raising itself to an art form. He is the recipient of many awards and citations including: President of India’s National Award for Stage Craft and Direction, Man of the Year 2003 for his contributions to the field of art and culture by Limca book of Records and more.

 

Soorya Mission and Vision

* “Dissemination of the rich Indian art & culture and achieving integration through culture” – Soorya strives towards presenting the finest in the diverse art forms of India to the art lovers of Singapore in a multi-cultural, multi-racial milieu.

* “Art with a heart” – Soorya will remain committed to the weak and under privileged sections of the society by contributing significant part of its annual financial surplus to agencies and organizations of a charitable nature.

* Presenting top artistes at nominal ticket charges to make fine quality art available to wide segments of the community.

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