Friday, July 11, 2008

Nepali and Urdu radio shows to launch

Locality: Hong Kong

Two new radio programmes featuring information and entertainment for ethnic minorities will be broadcast on Radio Television Hong Kong Radio 3 AM567 on Sundays.

Saptahik Sandesh (Weekly Message) in Nepali, and Hong Kong Ki Shaam (Hong Kong This Evening) in Urdu, will feature information and entertainment - music, news, current affairs and community services - relevant to these ethnic groups. Cultural and entertainment figures from the communities will be invited for interviews.

The Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau said the programmes will enhance the minorities' sense of belonging in Hong Kong while retaining their cultural identities.Saptahik Sandesh will be broadcast from 7.05pm to 7.30pm, while Hong Kong Ki Shaam will run from 7.30pm to 8pm.The programmes are scheduled to run through July 5, 2009.

For enquiries, call the bureau's Race Relations Unit on 2835 1579.


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