International Radio Festival

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Time Out says

A festival to celebrate the glory of radio, showcasing the sounds of 40 stations plus key industry professionals gathering to explore the future of the airways

The only event of its kind, the International Radio Festival showcases some of the best music programmes and formats in the world, as well as offering those tuned-in the rare opportunity to “listen to how the world sounds”.

Broadcasting from its exclusive radio studio at the festival hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Sihlcity, visitors can watch how radio is produced by some of the world’s leading radio presenters and radio stations – live on-air across Zurich on FM 87.8 MHz & 88.1 MHz, on DAB+ across Switzerland, online around the world, and back at home on the airwaves of our international radio guests, reaching millions of listeners around the globe.

As well as the radio shows the IRF also brings together national and international radio and music industry professionals to deliberate and discuss new developments, chances and challenges that music radio faces today. Speakers at this year’s event include; Samantha Moy, BBC 6Music, Mark Ramsey, USA Veteran Media Strategist, Gerrit Schumann, Deezer, Daniel Rérat, Boyz Noise Records.

Be sure to also listen in for Time Out Switzerland's very own radio show, with Editor-in-Chief Celeste Neill discussing the Swiss dance music scene, and joined in the studio by some special guests. 


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