Thyagaraja Aradhana 2016 (Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Aradhana 2016) will be celebrated on 28 January. Thyagaraja Aradhana or Thyagaraya Aradhanotsavam is a tribute to saint composer Sri Tyagaraja swamy.
The 169th aradhana of saint composer Sri Thyagaraja Swamigal will be held between January 24 and January 28 at the saint’s samadhi on the banks of Cauvery in Thiruvaiyaru.
Actual aradhana, when musicians will sing the pancharathna kritis of the saint in chorus, will be held on January 28, Pushya Bagula Panchami day when the saint attained samadhi. Musicians will sing in chorus between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on January 28. Music concerts will be held from January 26 to 28 throughout the day.