The Soorya Festival – the longest and one of the most prestigious cultural events in India – conducted annually and now lasting for more than a hundred days in which the finest and most accomplished artists in Indian classical dances and music participate. Over the years since its inception, Soorya has opened chapters in Singapore, Malaysia, London (UK), Manchester (UK), Zurich (Switzerland), Vienna (Austria), Rome (Italy), Koln (Germany), Dublin (Ireland), Bahrain, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Dubai (UAE), Muscat (Oman), Doha (Qatar), and Saudi Arabia. Soorya has the professed aim of disseminating Indian Culture and achieving "Integration through Culture."
Soorya Krishnamoorthy is a pioneer of the Light and Sound show in Malayalam. He has also ventured into the first ever mobile Light and Sound Show and a new theatrical art form – "THEATRE OF FREEDOM." This theatre movement also has completed 30 years. He has also written, conceived and directed various stage shows.
As per the Limca Book of World Records : Soorya Krishnamoorthy – Man of the Year 2003. Soorya is the largest cultural society of Asia. Soorya Festival is the largest and the longest Festival of Asia (75 continuous days).
Soorya Krishnamoorthy brought Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, in to the Cultural and Film Map of India, through various cultural and film festivals. The 75-day-long Soorya India Festival is a major festival in India today. Thiruvananthapuram becomes the Cultural Capital of India during this event. He conceptualised and started the Tourism Week Celebrations for the Govt. of Kerala in 1980 and the celebrations continue every year in the same design till date. He served as the director of the Kerala State Film Development Corporation, 3 terms in succession. He has also been the member of the National Film Award jury, the Kerala State Film Award jury, the NFDC Script Committee and the National jury for selecting Indian Panorama films. In 2006, he was the chairman, Film Awards Jury of John Abraham Awards and P.Padmarajan Award. He has also been a member of the Doordarshan Advisory Committee, the Expert Committee of the Department of Culture, Govt.of India and the steering committee formed by the Department of Culture, Govt. of India to evolve the cultural policy of the country. He contributed for the upliftment of the young talents in the field of art and culture & also for the presentation, promotion and preservation of folk arts of Kerala.