Drive to work and wake up with Chinese Morning four weekdays a week. Get the latest regarding Canberra, Australia, and international news. Chinese Morning has an audience of all ages and therefore is playing a wide range of music. The special program will give you the latest in current affairs, education, history, health, and classical music application.
My Little Culture Shock Radio Australia Program
In ‘My little culture shock’, we discover and reflect on cultural differences surrounding our lives. These culture shocks could vary from country customs to individual perspectives on specific issues. We cover topics from big policy decision making to small matters, such as individual family life. Put on your cultural discovery lenses and walk the journey with us every Monday 1:30-2:00 PM.
Multicultural Youth Connections
Tune in to listen to people age 13-30 speaking about relevant topics regarding them and their community, information regarding current affairs, local news, what’s happening in the youth community and they will be sharing advice on employment and studies. They will share information on each other’s culture and all that is to it – it’s including in the way the explore the cultural differences, values, views both social and political.
The Arabic radio program provides you with news, once a week, relating to music, news, community, the world, interviews, items relevant to families and children, just to mention a few. The program aims to raise awareness of medical and health-related issues, legal issues, rights, and obligations as well as a host of other relevant issues.
The Swahili program gives a weekly report on east Africa news with a focus on social, economic and Australian life for east Africans. The program plays all the best music from the East African community like zilizopendwa bongo flavor, gospel, and Kenyan music, just to mention a few. The Swahili program presents the diversity of the cultural practice among east Africans and they also teach the Swahili language in the program.
Radio Manpasand is a radio program for the Hindi speaking community in the ACT and its surrounding regions. In our program besides playing evergreen old and latest Bollywood/Indian music, we inform our community about local events happening in Canberra and its surrondings, promote local artist artists and talets, upcoming Bollywood movies, local and overseas news, current affairs, sports, raise awareness, discuss and talkback on various social, health and community issues.
Pakwatan Urdu Radio
Pakwatan Urdu Radio is a community-run radio program and is the voice of the Urdu-speaking community in the Australian Capital Territory and its surrounds, Broadcasting live every week from CMS studios (on Wednesday 5-6 PM), RJs Saad Khalid, Jamil Siraj, and Aimn Fatima bring the latest songs, news, and updates from Pakistan and around the world in an exciting program that showcases all that is Urdu.
Zimbabwe Radio Australia Program
Zimbabwe Radio Australia Program is a community radio for the Zimbabwean Community. We seek to connect with our community through various programs that resonate with our community needs. We will be allowing ourselves to have a full expression of how we are as Zimbabweans by touching on a few topics mostly that will educate our youth and the parents.
Telugutarangini Program (Telugu)
Pour yourself a cup of tea and tune in for the best possible company with Telugutarangini. Listen to local light music sprinkled with film music and with a hint of folk. This show believes that everybody has a story to tell and the aim for the show is to promote people in the Telugu community and people in the ACT region.
KALAPU FOFO’ANGA (MEN’S KAVA FORUM) is made up of male members of the Tongan community of Canberra & Qbn. They meet at weekends at their club house in Charnwood where they are in a “talanoa” (talk) forum, which means sitting around the “kava bowl” and sharing stories about the community, family, church groups and other current issues which involves our homeland of Tonga and her people.
The Sinhalese Program features a wide variety of content including Sinhalese songs, news from both Sri Lanka and Australia, interviews and entertainment. Tune in to listen to cultural and political commentary and music and to get a feeling of home for all Sri Lankan’s living overseas.
Tamil Youth Program
Broadcasting community news, music and events for the Tamils youth community. Once a week the Tamil youth program give you the latest Canberra events, world news and amazing music. Thendral FM come together to give you the latest from Canberra, Australia and the world – always in an entertaining way.
Chinese Youth Mandarin
The Mandarin Youth program is broadcasted by Chinese students and aims to help international Chinese students settle into Australian culture whilst providing a connection to their home country. The program covers a range of topics from news to events, to student advise, study and job-seeking advice and the program play the latest trending Mandarin songs as well as traditional music. Tune in to here what’s happening in the local community and listen to their latest movie reviews.
Tune in to the Hellenic program whose audience is of all sorts of ages – youth, middle age and the majority of the audience are from the age 60 and up. The music that the Hellenic program play includes oldies, traditional music from all parts of Greece and Cyprus and new songs as well. The Hellenic Program brings you the latest news from Greece and Cyprus, and the latest in local news and events.
Mehak Punjab Di Radio
Mehak Punjab Di Radio aims to engage with the community from the Indian subcontinent through the Punjabi language, catering to all tastes and interests, while promoting Punjabi language, literature, and culture, from both sides of the border. The program provides local and subcontinental news, sports news and weather updates, including information on current activities in the ACT and the region. Also featuring Punjabi music, both old and contemporary. Mehak Punjab Di Radio broadcasts every Saturday from 8am to 9am. Hosted by Sarabjit Singh, Amardeep Singh Bakshi, Inderjeet Kaur Chadha, and Vijay Pal Singh Anand.
The Nepali Program provides you with the latest news regarding current affairs, Nepalese event all around Australia and their main focus is to provide you with the latest in culture. The program brings inspirational stories that celebrates the Nepalese heritage forward and the aim of the show is to inspire their audience with their stories and to include you in the Nepalese language.
Chinese Voice Mandarin
Chinese Voice divides its program into different categories: – News from Australia, China and the world. – Chinese culture. – More free topics that deal with how to handle emotions, relationships and everything in between. – Cooking and local activities and events. – Interviews. The music Chinese Voice is playing is a wide range of traditional Chinese music.
Chinese Voice Cantonese
Chinese Voice divides its program in different categories: – News from Australia, China and the world. – Chinese culture. – More free topics that deal with how to handle emotions, relationships and everything in between. – Cooking and local activities and events. – Interviews. The music Chinese Voice is playing is a wide range of traditional Chinese music.
Let’s Be Friends Inc is named as it is because it is an including a program that aims to create a feeling of home – where people love and respect each other. Tune in for a program to listen to traditions, culture, sport, and history and send in your Serbian poetry and get a chance to be featured on-air.
Korean program broadcasts Korean music, local news and events happening in Canberra. This program is hosted by the Canberra Korean School and is to share the Korean culture within the local community of Canberra and its surrounding area, not only for Koreans but for everyone who wishes to listen to and is interested in Korean language and music for various reasons.
Idhu Ungal Sothhu – Tamizh Program
Canberra Tamil Association through ThendralFM brings a scintillating radio show hosted by RJ Santhosh who is new to Canberra but is certainly not new to radio. Idhu ungal Sotthu gives the freedom to listeners on what to be covered during the show. The aim of the show is to provide a fun-filled, lighthearted, exciting content that would put a smile on every listener’s face and a sense of belonging to all Tamilians around the world. Idhu ungal sotthu hopes to bring together the Tamizh community in Canberra by embracing the Tamizh arts, Tamizh culture, Tamizh food, Tamizh tradition and most importantly the Tamizh language.
Rock Around The World
Gregg Heldon is an experienced community radio broadcaster and is joining us here at CMS to present a unique musical program. Every Sunday night, Gregg will showcase a few artists that are in the blues, rock or metal music genres that, for the most part, do not sing in the English language. They will be singing in their first language.
The Farsi/ Persian Radio Program is a cultural program which is aimed at giving a voice to the local Iranian community. The program is aimed at the Iranian, Tajik, and Afghan communities (Iran, is an ancient land of diverse ethnicities). It includes news of current affairs (Iran, Australia, local), literature, festivities and rituals, languages and dialects, history, religions and beliefs, food, psychology, folklore, and music (classical, opera, folk, pop) as well as introducing books, films, music and theatre events.