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Magenta Radio and UNESCO join forces to celebrate World Radio Day

Tuesday 13th February is World Radio Day, and Magenta Radio is excited to be partnering with UNESCO to join the celebrations. The theme of this year's edition is 'Radio: A century informing, entertaining and educating', and aims to celebrate the past century of achievements in the field of radio broadcasting as well an optimistic promise of a dynamic future for the industry.


World Radio Day 2024 artwork by Paal Aarsæther

From Friday 9th February until Friday 16th February, Magenta Radio will air a series of short clips created by UNESCO called 'World Radio Day Minutes'. These 1 minute long segments explain the origins of radio broadcasting, how it's been used in various industries and how it impacts people's lives, as well as celebrating all the unique facets radio has to offer. These will air at various times throughout the day. We're also open to collaboration with other stations around the world. Please email us at radiomagentauk@gmail.com for more information. For more about World Radio Day, as well as recommendations and ideas on how to celebrate please visit www.unesco.org/en/days/world-radio for all the details.

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