Radio Mirchi lines up shows for Christmas

MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi gears up for the festive season with a special Christmas and New Year line up.

Hello Mumbai which airs every morning between 9 and 10 am, will have RJ Harsh conduct a fun Q&A session allowing listeners to win gifts. To participate in the show which will continue till 31 December, listeners will have to dial 40983983 or sms their answers to 8888.

RJ Tarun will host a special Christmas Carol game show on the evening band Bumper to Bumper. The game would revolve around translating popular Christmas carols in Hindi and singing it on air. What's more, Santa Claus will host the show with Tarun on 25 December. In addition to this, artists such as Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal Dadlani, Daler Mehndi, the famous Petra Church Choir and a singing parrot of Singapore will sing Carols.

As part of an on ground evevnt, on 23 December Santa Claus with his sack of goodies along with RJ's from Radio Mirchi will visit The Shelter at Byculla, an orphanage run by Bombay Diocesese to celebrate Christmas with the children. They will distribute gifts; sing Christmas carols and Mirchi songs with the children. Listeners too will also be invited to be part of this party. While on the day of Christmas, Santa will visit popular spots in Mumbai city on the Mirchi canter and all those who locate him and wish him Mirch Meri Christmas will get a special gift.
From December 26 to 30 December, Radio Mirchi will present the Mirchi Top 100 songs of the year from 7 to 9 pm and will be hosted by RJ Tarun and an anonymous 'Boss'. On 30 and 31 December, there will be the wrap up of biggest events of the year with sound bytes of each event called 6-7 Mirchi ke Saath. While the big party will unfold on 31 December with non-stop dance tracks from 9 pm flowing into 9 am on 1 January 2007, informs an official release.

For all those listeners who are keen to peep into the future, Radio Mirchi will bring the world famous Marjorie Orr on Indian radio for the first time. She will present Astro predictions for all sun signs from 26 December to 30 December. On 31 December Sanjay Jumani will also present his predictions for the year 2007 during a two hour special.

Listeners will get the chance to win loads of gifts including invitations to christmas and New Year parties, holiday packages, from club memberships to mobile phones and diamond pendants.

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