Friday, August 26, 2011
Radio Netherlands Program Preview, August 26-Sept. 3
The State We're In
Jonathan Groubert and his team look at current events from an unexpected perspective.
A Rwandan mother flees the 1994 genocide on foot, with her infant son in tow. An Australian girl riding a panicked horse heading for the highway sings a song to it and saves her life. A former sex worker in Louisiana decides to take up gardening, and a rickshaw driver in India explains how he became a local hero.
First airing: Saturday 02:00 UTC
Marnie Chesterton and her team look at the footprint we’re leaving on our planet.
The magic of colour
From different interpretations of colour in different cultures, to a man who can only see in black and white, and travelling to dodgy areas in the name of lapis lazuli blue, we play with shades.
First airing: Friday 03:00 UTC
South Asia Wired
Stories from South Asia.
The singular story of Shirin Juwaley
At the age of 24 Shirin Juwaley was a pretty young woman with all of life’s prospects before her but overnight, she was transformed into a person with a face so disfigured people came far and wide to see her.
Shirin was the victim of an acid throwing attack that sentenced her to years of agony – both mental and physical. Yet 13 years and 16 surgeries later, Shirin looks in the mirror and sees herself as the gorgeous woman she is.
First airing: Thursday 14:00 UTC
Bridges With Africa
We're giving the microphone to Diaspora groups in Europe and are linking up with stations in Africa.
A closer look at Gaddafi’s legacy in Africa
Campaigning with Sea Shepherd in Namibia
And our Summer Music Special: the finest Blues from the Sahara Desert
First airing: Friday 00:00 UTC
Africa in Progress
Inspiring round-table discussions with guest speakers and in-depth interviews give listeners food for thought.
African Indigenous Vegetables: a Goldmine for Farmers
Black night shade; spider plant; amaranth. In Africa, all these vegetables have local names. Long regarded as weeds and food for the poor, these indigenous plants are now seen as an important source of nutrients and also income for farmers. They can be bought fresh at the market. Some are even exported to European markets. A gold mine for Africa, as the Kenyan professor who spearheaded their promotion put it.
First airing: Monday 18:00 UTC
A selection of winning stories chosen from the large number of entries for the 2010 Commonwealth Short Story Competition.
A whiff of Bleach - by Suelin Low Chew Tung (Grenada).
Loneliness and despair in the dry season; read by Dona Croll.
First airing: Tuesday 00:55 UTC
Who says I can’t… is the motto of this year’s collaboration of international broadcasters, offering stories of defiance and perseverance.
Who says I can’t die… or live?
Bun Chai, who is paralysed from the neck down, made a public appeal to the Hong Kong government for the right to end his life… and in the process found a way to live. We hear Bun Chai’s story from Radio Television Hong Kong.
First airing: Monday 17:30 UTC
Hear the World
Listen to the world’s musical heartbeat on RNW. A brand new world music series hosted by Dheera Sujan.
Merdan Taplak is a Belgian with Turkish roots, who appears with his accordeon and brass orchestra to mix Taiwa Jazz Band are six young musicians from Johannesburg, playing South-African music mixed with jazz.
Sauti Sol is Kenya's most popular band.
Amsterdam's Fra Fra Sound have been mixing Afro-Carribean music with jazz and blues for over 30 years.
Warm-blooded Latin American music from Che Sudaka, who are based in Barcelona, Spain.
First airing: Monday 00:00 UTC
Classical concerts from the Royal Concertgebouw as well as studio recordings of Dutch performers, presented by Hans Haffmans.
Available 24 hours a day via our sister web station RNWclassical.com
(Theo Tamis/R Netherlands)
Streaming audio: www.radionetherlands.nl/
Radio Netherlands - multilingual broadcast schedule
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