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New goNORTH online radio station

05 March 2012

goNORTH 2012, one of Scotland's largest creative industries festivals will run from the 6-7 June 2012 across the city of Inverness. It is a showcase for Scotland and brings the creative industries to the Highlands and Islands.

In its twelfth year, there will be an even greater emphasis on the screen and broadcast industries.

ScreenHI, the agency for developing the screen and broadcast industries in the Highlands and Islands, has announced new film and broadcast strands at goNORTH 2012. ScreenHI is funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

For this year's festival, a new online radio station, goNORTH radio, will be launched. This will be a live streamed radio station broadcasting interviews with guest speakers and delegates, clips from films, live gigs, highlights from the workshops and seminars and specially recorded performances.

The Festival Radio will be managed and delivered by ScreenHI's radio and media partner Dabster Productions along with 10 trainees from the across the Highlands and Islands who will learn how to run a radio station, developing key industry skills transferable to most genres and platforms.


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