The 111-day long Soorya Festival 2012-2013 is considered as the biggest and longest film and stage festival in the world.
The inauguration of the Soorya Festival will be held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on September 21. The two day opening ceremony will see a fire jugglery performance by Hungarian blind artiste Tamas Zarco and a contemporary dance item by Samudra. Malayalam film director Madhupal’s new film Ozhimuri would also be screened at the inaugural.
According to the society secretary Soorya Krishnamoorthy, the Thiruvananthapuram edition of the event comprises film festival, dance and music festival, theatre festival, Ramayana festival, folk arts festival, talk festival, poets and story writers’ meet and comedy festival.
Soorya society will also conduct mini events at different cities before the two-day concluding ceremony that would be held on January 8 and 9, 2013.