On 10th of January in Mahati auditorium the 168th Tyagaraja Aradhanotsavam was going to start. The TTD JEO Sri P.Bhaskar announced this news to the press. While addressing in the press conference at Sri Venkateshwara Employees Training Academy in Tirupati on Thursday night, the JEO specified, the Saint poet Sri Tyagaraja Swamy has penned several 1000’s of kritanas throughout his lifetime. As a tribute to the Saint, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam was arranging a grand carnatic musical fiesta within the temple city of Tirupati on 10th Saturday.
Before reaching Mahati, two and half feet panchaloha idol will be opened at 8.30 am along the streets of Tirupati. 108 famous artistes from TTD will present the famous “Tyagaraja Pancharatnakritis” from 10 am onwards. This will be followed by the staging performance of other kritis by artistes of Kalaneerajanam. In the evening there will be a meeting with TTD to brass official which will be followed by the concerts of Sri Malladi Suribabu and Sri D.V.Mohan Krishna. Sri Venkateshwara music and Dance College Principal Smt Y.V.S.Padmavathi was also present.