Music sessions where devotees can render Thyagaraja kritis have been arranged during the annual Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival beginning here on February 27.

Those who wish to sing Thyagaraja kritis at the festival have to register their names before February 16 with Ramanathan, president, Thyagaraja Aradhana Trust, Lakshmikripa, Jail Road, Kozhikode - 673 004 (phone: 2720217) or with M.D. Rajamoni, secretary, Thyagaraja Aradhana Trust, Hari Nivas, Chalappuram, Kozhikode - 673 002 (phone: 2300381).

The Carnatic music festival organised by Thyagaraja Aradhana Trust will feature some of the top-rated musicians in the country, Dr. Ramanathan said.

The music festival would be on till March 3 and would be held at Padmasree Kalyana Mandapam, the trust president said.