Bhubaneswar: The third edition of the two-day annual International Radio Fair ‘Outreach International Radio Fair-2017’ was inaugurated at Exhibition Ground here on February 12.
Around 1,500 old radio sets, gramophone records and many other antique items are exhibited at the fair.
Eminent radio presenter cum Bollywood actor Annu Kapoor and various International and national radio station heads and popular radio jockeys were present at the inaugural ceremony.
This year Outreach has introduced National Radio Award 2016. For dedicating the whole life to radio and working for radio Akhil Mittal will get the life time achievement award. The famous programme of Vividh Bharti Mumbai, ‘Jijnasa’ is selected as popular radio programme of the year. Presenter of the program Yunus Khan will receive the award. Anu Kapoor will get the ‘Popular radio presenter of the year’ award. The community radio of Uttar Pradesh ‘Salaam Namaste’ will get the community radio station of the year award.
Various cultural programmes including western, classical and folk dance have been lined up during the fair.