In a vibrant celebration of the festival of lights, Radio 4EB Tamil Group orchestrated an engaging outdoor broadcast on October 28th at the Judy Holt Recreational Reserve in Birkdale. This lively event was held in collaboration with the Brisbane Bayside South Indian Association, as they commemorated the joyous occasion of Diwali. The one-hour broadcast was a resounding success, drawing a diverse and enthusiastic crowd. Attendees and participants joined in the festivities, bringing the warmth and spirit of Diwali to the airwaves. The heartwarming sound of laughter, music, and the buzz of conversations filled the air as our team captured the essence of this cultural extravaganza.

The Brisbane Bayside South Indian Association had organized a grand Diwali celebration, and Radio 4EB Tamil Group was invited to capture the magic of the moment. Families, friends, and individuals from all walks of life gathered to partake in the festivities, dressed in vibrant traditional attire. The aromas of Indian cuisine filled the air as stalls offered delectable treats, from samosas to sweets & butter chicken, while vendors showcased colourful Diwali decorations.

One of the highlights of the event was the active involvement of the attendees, who recorded their voices, sharing their Diwali wishes and thoughts on the significance of the festival. Their participation added a personal touch to the broadcast, fostering a sense of community and togetherness. This interactive approach not only brought the listeners closer to the event but also showcased the multicultural richness of the Diwali celebrations. The captivating blend of traditional music, engaging interviews, and the vibrant atmosphere created a memorable experience for all. It is a testament to the power of community and cultural radio, which can connect people and preserve traditions.

The Radio 4EB team, equipped with professional equipment, broadcasted live from the heart of the celebration. With microphones in hand, our dedicated hosts engaged with participants, sharing stories and insights about the festival. It was a true feast for the senses, as the sounds of live music performances, from classical Indian melodies to Bollywood hits, reverberated through the reserve.

The success of the Diwali outdoor broadcast extended beyond the confines of the reserve. It reached a wider audience through live streaming through our Facebook, enabling people from around the world to tune in and experience the rich tapestry of Diwali. This outreach not only brought the local community together but also connected us with a global audience eager to learn about and appreciate Indian culture.Radio 4EB Tamil Group is committed to promoting cultural exchange, understanding, and unity. The Diwali outdoor broadcast exemplified our dedication to these ideals. It showcased the importance of celebrating diversity and preserving cultural traditions, while also highlighting the role of community radio in making this possible.