Mumbai/Zurich: 24 May 2012.
Radioandmusic.com, partners with the International Radio Festival, Zurich, and calls for entry in the Festival the best Indian Music Radio Shows.
FM Radio in India is an extremely vibrant medium with more than 240 FM radio stations nationally reaching al more than 90 cities. Despite strict government regulations, Indian FM Radio stations have done a fabulous service for Indian listeners by creating programming which delivers music in an interesting and entertaining format. Hundreds of radio jocks and radio show producers nationally work relentlessly day in day out to keep ahead of listeners’ needs.
Indiantelevision.com’s radio and music industry vertical Radioandmusic.com has signed a partnership with the International Radio Festival Zurich (IRF) to help showcase the dynamism in Indian FM Radio programming to global audiences.
The IRF represents the world’s first business to business and public festival event format of its kind, offering a showcase platform for those with a vested interest in the world’s most consumed medium – music radio. Since its inaugural year, the IRF has brought together over 100 ground-breaking music radio shows from around the world, offering their makers the exceptional opportunity to meet, network and showcase their best music radio programmes to their peers, on-air around the world, and to a live studio audience.
As part of the partnership, radioandmusic.com will be calling for entries from Indian FM Radio stations to showcase their best radio jocks and programmes. A jury will help shortlist and select the top six shows from all the entries submitted. The IRF organisers will then select a winner from the final six entries.
As part of the arrangement between radioandmusic.com and the IRF, the winning show’s producer and radio jock will be flown to Zurich to showcase their music radio show “live on air” at the Festival, which takes place from 12 to 15 September 2012, in the magnificent castle Schloss Sihlberg in Zurich, Switzerland. All travel is arranged with the Festivals travel partner SWISS and accommodation is at the festivals hotel partner FourPoints by Sheraton Sihlcity. Participants will also have full access to the IRF B2B Forum.
Says Indiantelevision.com and radioandmusic.com founder, CEO and editor in chief Anil Wanvari: “Our partnership with the IRF is an indication of our deep commitment to the Radio industry in India. We believe the IRF provides a fantastic opportunity for radio producers and RJs to interact with their tribe from all over the world and hence expand their creativity in terms of emerging programming formats.”
Says IRF founder and co-president Darryl von Daniken: “The IRF is delighted to have teamed up with a professional authority such as radioandmusic.com who will help the Festival seek out the best Indian Music Radio Show. Radio is central to the music industry and the world’s single largest “distributor” of music, and the IRF, together with radioandmusic.com, looks forward to including Indian radio programming in its international Festival line-up”.
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