ANNOUNCEMENT: RADIOASIA2014 CONFERENCE & ABU RADIO SONG FESTIVAL 2014
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22 - 24 May, 2014
We are happy to announce that the RadioAsia2014 Conference will be held from 22 to 24 May in Colombo. An outline of the programme will be sent to you soon.
The objective of this communication is to let you know about the event and suggest that you mark these dates on your calendar for the next year. We also suggest that you consider taking action at your end so that your organisation and your colleagues are able to fully participate in this notable industry event.
The conference comprises a two and a half-day conference and four workshops. The workshops will be offered to the members and industry partners.
As an added feature in 2014, the 2nd ABU Radio Song Festival will be organized on 24 May in conjunction with RadioAsia2014. The song festival is a musical showcase from across Asia, Australia and the Pacific. The Festival embraces and recognizes the diverse musical talents of nations within Asia and the Pacific, by uncovering the best original, unsigned and unestablished musicians. The inaugural Song Festival in 2012 was a grand success and attracted over 26 entries. 15 shortlisted artists were invited to perform at gala finale in Seoul. Awards were presented at a gala finale in Seoul
The proceedings of the Song Festival will start soon and you will receive a formal invitation to participate. The finale will be held in Colombo on 24 May, 2014. There are several opportunities for our members and industry partners to sponsor the event and take advantage of networking and profiling that the event offers. We will soon provide the details.
We will get back to you on all the above in the coming months and hope that you will participate actively in the 2014 conference and the Song Festival.
Senior Executive Radio
Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union