VISAKHAPATNAM: A special music programme of Madras Telugu Academy and Bharat Cultural Integration Committee will be telecast by Saptagiri channel of Doordarshan on five Saturdays from January 9 at 8.30 p.m.

According to founder and chief convener of the academy and committee, T.V.K. Shastry, as many as 76 national integration programmes were conducted so far by the organisations and the best of the lot rendered by top artistes during the programmes over years would be telecast on the occasion of the 163rd Aaradhanotsavam of Tyagaraja.

The programme which concludes on January 30, would be viewed across 150 countries where music lovers could enjoy it fully, he said.