Radio is a powerful medium for celebrating humanity in all its diversity and constitutes a platform for democratic discourse. At the global level, radio remains the most widely consumed medium. This unique ability to reach out the widest audience means radio can shape a society’s experience of diversity, stand as an arena for all voices to speak out, be represented and heard. Radio stations should serve diverse communities, offering a wide variety of programs, viewpoints and content, and reflect the diversity of audiences in their organizations and operations.
Radio is a low-cost medium specifically suited to reaching remote communities and vulnerable people, offering a platform to intervene in the public debate, irrespective of people’s educational level. It also plays a crucial role in emergency communication and disaster relief.
Radio is uniquely positioned to bring communities together and foster positive dialogue for change. By listening to its audiences and responding to their needs, radio services provide the diversity of views and voices needed to address the challenges we all face.
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. Check here some interesting quotes and wishes on radio day.
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.
World Radio Day Quotes&Messages
I can turn on the radio right now and be inspired. – Courtney Love
Community radios provide profound new opportunities for more inclusive sustainable development. – Denise Gray-Felder
Combining social media and local radio is also a chance to strengthen community participation, especially of marginalised groups. – DW Akademie
Radio pluralism is an essential component in the deepening of the democratic process. – Bamako Declaration on Radio Pluralism
“Radio is powerful not because of the microphones, but the one who sits behind the microphones” -Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Radio is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome. – T.S. Eliot
More than eighty years after the world’s first station was founded, radio is still the most pervasive, accessible, affordable, and flexible mass medium available, especially in the developing world. – Bruce Girard
Honor the beautiful means of communication that has touched many lives all through the time. Wish you a very happy World Radio Day.
Radio is something that has been connecting us with the happening around the globe since forever. Happy World Radio Day.
Just tune in to the radio and you will never be alone for it has the power to fill the voids. Warm wishes on World Radio Day to all.
You want music or you want news, you want information or you want knowledge. Everything is available on the radio. Happy World Radio Day.
Tell everyone what you love about radio and share its many successful years with friends and family on this day. Wish you a very happy World Radio Day.
Wishing a very Happy World Radio Day to all. This is the media which connects different cultures and diversities to weave us all together in one thread.
Today is the day to honour the most amazing invention in the world which has touched many lives. Warm wishes on World Radio Day to all.
On the occasion of World Radio Day, let us celebrate the contribution that radio has made towards society. Wishing a very Happy World Radio Day.
Bring the world closer and share your thoughts via radio to a huge mass of people on this day. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.
When the radios go silent our ears will never be able to reach and hear the real news. So, share the love for radios and honour them. Wish you a very happy World Radio Day.
Fm radio can only run out of hours, never out of music and entertainment. Show your love for radios on this day. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.
Radios are powerful; they can reach millions of ears and change minds or people. Love and honour them. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.
A device that is by the youth for the youth. Celebrate the radios and the invaluable contribution made by them to our society. Best wishes to you on this World Radio Day.
On this occasion of World Radio Day, we must all remember that inventions never vanish. They just keep on changing their formats and evolving. Bring the world closer and honour radios. Happy World Radio Day.
Every day, every hour and every minute radio have been the best friend of people all around the globe by providing them with all-time entertainment. Honour radios on this day. Wish you a very happy World Radio Day.