The first editorial staff, composed by students and professionals of college radios from all Europe, is about to leave for Strasbourg to achieve “EUROPHONICA”, the shared radio show which aims to give voice to independent student and university media.
Each country will manage – in its language – a one hour broadcast time slot from the “Vox Box” in the European Parliament of Strasbourg, hosting MEPs and other leading figures. Tune on your favorite community radio each wednesday of each plenary session of the European Parliament from 14:00! Almost a hundred university, student, community radios potentially involved in the project Europhonica, among them more than 30 are located in Italy, about 30 in France, 30 also in Spain, 2 in Portugal and now also Germany has joined the team: all these european student radios together representing a potentially impressive youth audience.
Student and university radios will show their idea of Europe with an international editorial team consisting of young people from France (Radio Campus France), Italy (RadUni), Spain (ARU), Portugal (RUA FM and RUM) and Germany. A radio network of supranational dimensions which will be coordinated by Campus Radio France (FR), the project leader, committed to organize the project, ensure mobility and the hosting of students, supporting the costs and the procedures for press accreditation to the European Parliament.
All the informations and contents (both audio and video) produced by the European editorial staff will be available on a multilingual site – www.europhonica.eu – which will become the reference point of this international network, with the latest news, articles and all multimedia content created within this project at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
The European radio show’s main objectives are to facilitate the dissemination of the European institutions among young people and deepen the most important European topics (citizenship, immigration, agricultural policies, youth policy, citizens’ rights etc). Europhonica represents therefore an unique opportunity for students and professionals of college radio to practice citizen journalism and learning from the best practices of participating countries. Moreover, the project is crucial as a means of development and promotion of community media in Europe and as an opportunity for self-organized network of European university and student radios in order to raise awareness and promote European citizenship. From September 2015 to February 2016 the editorial staff will produce a European shared original format on a monthly basis, which will be explored in the main current European issues. During the three days of each plenary session of the European Parliament, professionals and students of college radio will work in teams to accomplish the study center “Vox Box” the program itself. From 2015 to 2016 the editorial staff will produce an European shared original radio show, on a monthly basis, which will explore the main current European topics.
During the three days of each plenary session of the European Parliament, professionals and students of European college radios will work in teams to accomplish the show, broadcasted live from the “Vox Box”. While in March 2016 all the college radios involved will broadcast some “audio-pills” (lasting from 1 to 3 minutes) produced in the previous months, with the objective to promote and raise awareness on the covered topics.
So if you want to learn more about Europe and European policies don’t miss Europhonica. Official launch of our program, oct 28th!