Swathi Sangeethotsavam is a seven day long music event at Kuthiramalika Palace
near Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
. It is held in honor of Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma, the great poet king of the erstwhile Travancore
The music festival is held from January 6 to 12 every year. Exclusively, compositions of Swathi Tirunal are rendered at the festival. The concerts start at 18:00 hrs and are open to all lovers of music. Eminent musicians from across India perform in the lamp lit enclosed areas of the palace.