Sunday 1st October is the National Day of the People's Republic of China, and a holiday all over the country. As National Day falls on a Sunday, Monday 2nd October will be a public holiday too. Join us on Radio 3 for some musical treats and great company. Simon Willson will start your day at 6.05am with some great holiday energy and breakfast music, through until 10, after which James Ross will take the wheel. James will be with you until 1, with his usual blend of hits, classics, and some fun Holiday Brew chats. Earlier this year, in celebration of RTHK’s 95th anniversary we recorded some of Hong Kong’s finest musicians, and broadcast them in the shape of two special concerts. We’ve been asked to replay these by quite a few people, so… today we will. After the news at 1.10, listen once more to The Melody Lingers On. It’s a musical journey back to 1928, with Colin Aitchison and The Radio 3 Hot Syncopators. And then, after the news at 5 you can enjoy 50 minutes of original music, all of which has been Brewed In HK. You’ll love the indie sounds of Glen Alfred, Anna Wheeler, and Murphy and The Lawyers. But… not before you’ve spent three hours in the company of Anne Roberts. Join Anne for some true holiday afternoon style after the news at 2. Sunday Late’s man of soul, Kevin Lewis, will take you into the evening from 6.10, and then Peter King will make sure your day is done, in just the right way, from 9.05.
With more participants than the Summer Olympics, the 19th (2022) Asian Games has begun, and will conclude on October 8th. Throughout, Radio 3 will be bringing you twice-daily Monday to Friday updates (excluding October 2nd), with sports reporters Hailey Yip and Jamie Clarke.
Join Jamie at 9.55 each morning with the Backchat team, and then Hailey will be In the Common Room at 5.50pm
And... as always
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On this week’s Sunday Escape Paul and Carolyn take in the best of the week’s new releases including tracks from Dead Nature, Folly Group, Big Special, Spector, The Mountain Goats, and Super Furry Animals alumni Das Koolies; plus music from albums from Wilco, Animal Collective, Lucia and the Best Boys, Slow Pulp, Blonde Redhead, and Cherry Glazerr. It’s been a packed week for new music needless to say! Joining the Pop Fugitives in the studio are some of the organisers of this year’s India By The Bay, a week-long celebration of Indian art and culture, taking place from 7th - 15th October, here in Hong Kong. There’s also music from Soccer Mommy and The Sound as part of the week’s regular features, and of course biscuits!
Tune in on Sunday from 9am to 1pm.
Join us this Sunday morning at 8.15 for #Hashtag Hong Kong, our weekly focus on matters affecting civil society, where we hear from representatives of NGOs, associations, non-profit groups and statutory bodies. They talk about their work, and the bigger issues they deal with. They also share their choice of music with you to end each programme.
This week's Hashtag Hong Kong comes from Mervyn Cheung, Chairman of Hong Kong Education Policy Concern Organisation. He shares his concerns about school closures, and mulls over solutions to tackle the student enrolment problem.
(Sunday mornings 8.15-8.25)
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