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Celebrated In : Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Centre of Activity : Kuthiramalika Palace
Organised by : Government of Kerala
Held in : Last week of January
Swathi festival is a gala event of music organised by the Government of Kerala every year in the last week of January.
The venue is the famous Kuthiramalika Palace. Thiruvananthapuram, where once upon a time the great poet-king of Travancore, Sri Swathi Thirunal, composed many of his verses.
An august gathering of great maestros from all over the country celebrate Indian classical music in all its variety and grandeur.