|13th International Radio Festival of Iran kicks off today||
TEHRAN – The 13th edition of the International Radio Festival of Iran will open today in Tehran.
Several programs and meetings have been arranged during the three-day festival, Persian media reported on Friday.
A total of 340 programs from seventeen countries will be competing in the international section of the festival.
The programs have been selected from among 700 works submitted to the secretariat of the festival from different countries including China, South Korea, Iraq, India, Serbia, Poland, France and Ukraine, IRIB Deputy Director of Radio Mohammad-Hossein Sufi said earlier in a press release.
Sufi said that the festival aims to introduce the best programs on radio and to achieve new and creative ideas, and to honor radio programmers.
Several programmers and broadcasters have been selected to be honored during the opening and closing ceremonies of the festival.
In addition, the 5th International Radio Forum, whose central theme will be “Rethinking Radio”, will be held concurrently with the festival.
The festival has been organized by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
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