RAPA awards to be held on 20 May

MUMBAI: Radio and Television Advertising Practitioners' Association of India (RAPA) is all set to stage its 31st Annual awards for excellence on 20 May at St. Andrews Auditorium, Bandra, Mumbai.
RAPA has been honouring and encouraging creative excellence for over 30 years. This is the only association in the country which encompasses all Indian languages and English and gives as much importance to radio as television.

Entries have come in from all over the country and judging has been completed. The panel of judges include Ameen Sayani, Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Rinki Bhattacharya, Karuna Samtani, Ramesh Deo, Manjul Sinha, Javed Siddiqi, Pushpa Bharati, Sandesh Shandilya Anil Ganguli, Jyoti Venkatesh, Gufi Paintal and Nandita Puri to name a few.
The winners list does not compromise of work from metros only, people from small towns have also made a mark, informs an official release.

This year also happens to be the 100 year of Radio coming into existence. RAPA says that it salutes those who had faith in radio and did not desert it when boom in the television industry made most people comment that radio was dying and it was a matter of time before radio would be forgotten.

The association states that all the who's who of the entertainment industry will be there to felicitate and be felicitated.

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