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Letter From Delhi for #WorldRadioDay

Tuesday 12 February, 2019

This World Radio Day, Steve Ahern is in Delhi, India.

World Radio Day message from UN Secretary General

Monday 11 February, 2019
On the occasion of the eighth World Radio Day on February 13 - an annual celebration of radio as a medium hosted by UNESCO – UN Secretary General António Guterres shared this message.

“Even in today’s world of digital communications, radio reaches more people than any other media platform.

It conveys vital information and raises awareness on important issues.

World Radio Day contest is open to all stations

Wednesday 06 February, 2019

Radio stations can win equipment and services valued at over 3,800 euro ($6,000) by taking part in the World Radio Contest for World Radio Day on February 13th.
 
To win, stations need to prepare and broadcast a 2-minute segment using the theme ‘Radio: a vehicle for dialogue, tolerance and peace.’
 
In total six prizes will be awarded, one for each of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Sport and radio play on: #WorldRadioDay 2018

Monday 12 February, 2018


Steve Ahern’s 2018 World Radio Day letter.
 

Radio reaches the widest audience in the world: UN Secretary General

Wednesday 07 February, 2018
"In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire," says UN Secretary General António Guterres.

Speaking in the leadup to next week's World Radio Day on 13th February, Guterres said:

Radio reaches the widest audience in the world!

In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire.

It can unite and empower communities and give voice to the marginalized.

ABC Extra's worldwide radio-relay

Thursday 12 February, 2015

ABC Extra is celebrating World Radio Day by being part of a European Broadcast Union organised radio-relay.

The relay will feature live radio broadcasts from many countries including: Sri Lanka, Germany, Maldives, Afganistan, China, Egypt, Egypt, Romania, Australia, Switzerland, India, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Canada, Malta, Bangladesh, Armenia and others, as they hand over from one country to another as the timezones change.

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate World Radio Day 2015

Tuesday 10 February, 2015

13 February 2015 is World Radio Day, a celebration of radio, why we love it and why we need it today more than ever! We’re calling on everyone around the world to get involved – here are 10 ways you can join the celebration:

 

Image: © UNESCO

SYN heads to RMIT for World Radio Day

Tuesday 10 February, 2015

SYN is celebrating World Radio Day on Friday by setting up at RMIT Melbourne, for an OB to acknowledge the power of youth in Radio.

The youth run station will explore the importance of young involvement in radio as well as the unique sustainable power of radio as a medium.

With World Radio Day’s 2015’s theme of media making for-youth-by-youth in mind, SYN promises to provide inspiration to young presenters alongside its regular sweet tunes and good vibes.

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