| 11 Dec 2023
MoS for I&B Rajyavardhan Rathore to attend Outreach International Radio Fair

MUMBAI: Outreach International Radio Fair (OIRF) is to be organized by social organization, Outreach on this World Radio Day. Honorable Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Sri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Sri Dharmendra Pradhan, eminent News reader Sri Upendra Pahadsingh and many dignitaries and radio personalities has given their consent join Radio Fair this year.Including overseas broadcasters, and All India Radio, Private FM, Community radio and internet radio stations will participate in the event.

The objective of the event is sensitizing radio station owners, executives, broadcasters to gender related policies and strategies for Radio. And building radio skills for youth radio production, with focus on girls, as producers. Also encouraging broadcasters to prepare programs for promotion of culture and eradication of social evils. Most important is to make public understand the importance of Radio, by entertaining and educating them. Many Radio stations from all corners of India and some stations from abroad will join the fair to celebrate the occasion and also project/publish themselves. There will be an exhibition of all Radio stations. Separate stalls for old radio sets, radio equipments exhibition, latest innovations and SW listening will also be there. There will be a sand sculpture of Radio and much more attractive creativity to be shown in the exhibition.

Simultaneously, there will be cultural programs on stage. The program will contain popular Radio Contents. Audience can see the visual version of popular radio contents of All India Radio and other channels. Popular radio artists and celebrities will perform on stage. Artists from many other states and countries will make the evening colorful. Bharatnatyam, Kathaka, Odishi, Sambalpuri, Bhangda, Manipuri, Bihu and other classical, folk and modern dance performances will be there.

Selected radio star presenters from different radio channels of India will host both the evenings.

Radio Choklate produced drama 'Upahar' and All India Radio Cuttack produced drama ‘Amritakhyara’ will be staged both the evenings. Radio magazine ‘Vetaar Vanee’ will be inaugurated on stage. Radio personalities will be felicitated.

Highlights of the event

Event : Outreach International Radio Fair

Venue : Bhanja Kala Mandap, Bhubaneswar

Date : 13th and 14th February 2016

Attraction : Cultural Programs by artists from different states and countries, Sand Art, Drama,

Hosts from different radio stations of India.

Exhibition (Old and new Radio set, Old Broadcasting Equipments, Ham Radio, Radio Studio, Stalls by radio stations and many more.)