World Radio day is celebrated on 13th February. The day marks the journey of the people, and their ideas to implement the medium in such a way that it can reach millions of people living in remote areas.
The day also aims at making people aware about the medium and its history. Various events will be organized throughout the world to celebrate the day. People will also wish each other a happy World Radio Day through various messages and quotes.
On the occasion of World Radio Day 2021, a lot of people are curious to know about the World Radio Day 2021 theme, World Radio Day history and its significance. For all the people who are wondering about the day, here is everything you need to know about it.
History of the World Radio Day
The day 13th February was constituted as “World Radio Day” by the members of UNESCO.
Earlier, it was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day. Since then February 13 has become “ World Radio Day.” The UN mentions that radio stations should serve the diverse communities and offer a wide variety of programs, viewpoints and content.
Significance of the World Radio Day
Radio is considered to be a very powerful medium to celebrate humanity in all its diversity. It also constitutes a platform for democratic discourse. It is the most widely consumed medium at a global level.
The unique ability of radio to reach out the widest audience has paved the way for radio to shape a society’s experience of diversity, stand as an arena for all voices to speak out, be represented and heard and also give voice to the voiceless.
Therefore World Radio Day significance holds great value in the lives of those people who have no access to the television so far.
Theme of World Radio Day 2021
The day is celebrated every year with a different theme. To celebrate more than 110 years of radio, the official World Radio Day 2021 theme is ‘New World, New Radio’ and it is further divided into three main sub-themes such as:
- EVOLUTION: The world changes, radio evolves.
- This sub-theme refers to the resilience of the radio, and its sustainability.
- INNOVATION: This signifies radio to adapt new technologies to remain the go-to medium of mobility, and accessible to every remote area.
CONNECTION: According to this theme, the radio would build connection with the audience by representing the ideas.
World Radio Day Wishes
Just tune in to the radio and you will never be alone as it has the power to fill all your voids. Warm wishes on World Radio Day to all.
You want music or you want news, you want information or you want knowledge. Everything the radio will cater you. 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 revolutionised 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.