Radio Sur adds new programmes to the weekly schedule
Sports, seniors, equality, youth, employment and training and news and interviews in English will head up the new afternoon schedules
Adeje’s Municipal radio
station, Radio Sur, 107.9FM has announced details of an expansion of the
schedule with new programming beginning this week. From 1pm to 1.30pm, on weekdays there will programmes dedicated and concentrating on
different themes, from sports to youth, activities for the over-60s, employment
and training, and the English-language news and features programme English Time
also returns to the airways.
“The idea is to make the
best possible use of the people we have working here in the council to bring
the council to the people”, says Adolfo Alonso Ferrera, the councillor in
charge. “There are some very talented
people here with know-how in radio and the skill to develop programmes that are
of interest to the public. Sport, for instance, the road towards equal rights,
the life and times of our older citizens”, he added. “The new schedule reflects months of work and
organisation under Radio Sur director Nacho Palacio, and all those who will be
taking on these new programmes – and we want to take quality steps forward”.
Tomorrow, April 13th,
will be the first of the new programmes, with Fabian Ramos, an actor and
cultural organiser, who will produce a programme for and about the over 60s,
with news of activities for the age group, music, interviews and fun. This programme is made in conjunction with
the Adeje department for seniors.
Wednesdays will see a new
programme produced by journalist Monica Radován Pineda, in conjunction with the
Adeje Equality Council. Under the theme ‘Déjate de cuentos’ (Let’s hear the
story), it will take on themes of breaking moulds, leaving stereotyping behind,
and follow news items of relevance and interest. The programme also has the support of the
Fundación Pedro Zerolo and the Factoría Social as well as others.
English Time returns to
Radio Sur after a break, and continues to be produced and presented by journalist
Clio O’Flynn. The programme will bring
the latest local, national and international news as well as talking to people
who matter here and abroad, and inviting comment and questions from the large
foreign resident population. English
Time will be broadcast on Thursdays from
From next week more new
programmes will come on stream, ‘Generación Z’ will be produced by members of
the department of youth, presented by Ainhoa Aguilar, singer and promoter. She will bring information relevant to and about
the borough’s younger generation, projects and activities, debates, etc.
Dani Ramos, already a well-known
sports monitor and speaker, will be at the helm for ‘Adeje en Juego’ (Adeje at
play), which will go out on Fridays, with local sporting news and interviews.
‘La Farándula’ (Showbiz)
will be produced and presented by David Urbano, and bring you the latest news
from the world of culture and fun. David’s informal style is perfect for this
programme and will entertain as well as inform.
Journalist Carol Correa
Correa will bring the audience a weekly digest of news on training and
employment as well as news from the local business community, in conjunction
with the Adeje departments of economic development and education.