Soorya Stage and Film Society, Alappuzha chapter, will organise ‘Soorya music and dance festival’ at SDV Centenary Hall here from October 5 to 9.

A Carnatic vocal by Trivandrum Krishnakumar and Binni Krishnakumar will be held on October 5, followed by contemporary dance ‘Jalam’ by Samudra team led by Vakkom Sajeev and Madhu Muttam on October 6.

A ghazal by Shahabaz Aman will be held on October 7 and Kuchipudi performance by Meenakshi Sreenivasan from Chennai on October 8.

The festival will conclude with a Bharatanatyam performance by Priyadarsini Govind on October 9. For more details, contact 9447207892.

In Thodupuzha

Soorya festival organised by FujiGanga, an Indo-Japan cultural forum, began at Thodupuzha on Thursday. The dance and stage programmes giving importance to music will be held every evening till October 8. The entry is free, said the organisers.