World Radio Day is celebrated on February 13 every year. Radio is the most effective way of delivering information. It is a free, democratic, and trusted one. Due to which it has the widest geographical reach and the greatest audiences compared with the Internet, television, and newspapers.
In 2011, UNESCO’s General Conference, at its 36th session, proclaimed February 13 as World Radio Day. The day February 13 was proposed by the Director-General of UNESCO because it coincides with the anniversary of the United Nations Radio, the UN’s international broadcasting service was established on February 13, 1946.
World Radio Day 2021: Theme
On the occasion of World Radio Day 2021 (WRD 2021), UNESCO calls on radio stations to celebrate this event’s 10th anniversary and the more than 110 years of radio through three sub-themes.
Evolution: The world changes, radio evolves radio is resilient and sustainable;
Innovation: The world changes, radio adapts and innovates- radio adapts to new technologies and remains the go-to medium of mobility, accessible everywhere and to everyone;
Connection: The world changes, radio connects – radio services our society during natural disasters, socio-economic crises, epidemics, etc.
HERE ARE SOME QUOTES INTERESTING QUOTES ON WORLD RADIO DAY 2021
Radio as we know it is pretty much changing completely.” -David Lee Roth
“When radio keeps silent, our ears shall never hear the real details!” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
“Country radio is much more like a family than any other group of people that I’ve met.” – Taylor Swift
“It’s not essential for me to have a big debut week; it’s not essential for me to have big radio records.” -Frank Ocean
“Radio is powerful not because of the microphones, but the one who sits behind the microphones” -Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
“I think it quite likely that we are the only civilization within several hundred light-years; otherwise we would have heard radio waves.” -Stephen Hawking
“There is also an opportunity to strengthen community participation by mixing social media and local radio, especially marginalized groups”. DW Academy
World Radio Day 2021: Wishes
Radio is an inseparable part of our lives that teach us all, dialogue, tolerance, and peace. Wish you a very happy World Radio Day.
_ Watch a movie or a documentary and educate yourself about the history of radios and celebrate this day. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.
_ Get in touch with the social issues all around you by being aware and listening to a radio. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.
_ Join the movement of freedom of speech with a radio to honor and celebrate this day. Wish you a very happy World Radio Day.
_ Set up your own pop radio show and reach millions of people with your words. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.
_ Celebrate and honor the gift to the society that is a radio on this day. Wish you a very happy World Radio Day.
_ Setting up your own show is very easy and exciting. Do it and make your words audible to the whole society. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.