On September 15th 2012 Ibiza Sonica was awarded as the Best International Radio by the International Radio Festival for “raising the standards of radio and create new styles and formats of broadcasting”. A year after that we keep on doing our best and of course we keep on loving radio. So, now is time to come back to Zurich to share again with worldwide radio dj´s our beloved passion: Radio!
In just over a month, some of the world’s best radio talent will descend on the Schloss Sihlberg castle in central Zurich, Switzerland for the 4th edition of the International Radio Festival. Taking place from the 4th - 8th September, the IRF is the key place where the Music Radio world comes together to celebrate and showcase some of the best music programmes, with the B2B Forum being the place to deliberate and collaborate, to network and to discover trends about their Industry.
The B2B Forum, is a must attend for all those with a vested interest in the world’s most consumed medium: Music Radio. The Forum offers a unique platform to break new artists, sell music, and influence consumer habits whilst engaging with both a high qualitative music radio business audience. This year's topics for discussion will focus on the "New Breed Broadcasting" and "Social Media Saved the Radio Star".
Alongside the B2B forum, the IRF is the FIRST and ONLY international radio festival of its kind featuring a programme of live radio shows from around the world, giving people visiting the festival, their listeners back home, and online around the world, the rare opportunity to "Listen to how the World Sounds".
This year over 30 Radio stations & their radio jockeys from all corners of the world will attend the IRF to broadcast their shows LIVE On-air including: Radio MPB Rio Brazil; Tangsuan Radio Beijing China; Radio Wave Prague Czech Republic; Medina FM Meknes Morocco; Sonica Ibiza feat. DJ Hell as well as Ibiza Global feat: PACHA Radio Spain; Lounge FM Istanbul and Adidas Originals Radio Istanbul Turkey; Derrick May for BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio One UK; Star FM Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates; Screentracks, SOMA FM San Francisco and WBGU campus radio station of Bowling Green State University in Ohio USA; Red Bull Music Academy Radio Intl and more.
Ibiza Sonica will be participating in 2013 edition with Christian Len´s The Shelter in the category of pre-recorded shows, Igor Marijuan bringing a piece of the island with Club Ibiza and the brand new production of Ibiza Sonica, Dj Hell´s Gigolo Radio. Sonica again at Zurich´s International Radio Festival.