03 January 2018

171st Araadhanai Music Festival Begins in Tamil Nadu

171st Araadhanai Music Festival Begins in Tamil Nadu


The 171st Araadhanai Music Festival of one of the Trinities of Carnatic music Saint Thyagaraja begins in Thiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu. The festival was inaugurated by Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

The main function of the festival is the choral singing of Thyagaraja’s five kritis in Ghana ragas. Over 1,000 musicians from all over the world are expected to pay homage to Saint Thygaraja during the course of the five-day festival.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Tamil Nadu CM- Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Governor- Banwarilal Purohit.
Source- The Indian Express

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