About Our Radio

Geethavaani was found in 1991 by Nada.R.Rajkumar who is currently the Director of the establishment. It was known as the first program aired through multi cultured radio station on 88.9 FM which started off doing program for one hour on Saturday from 10.00am - 11.00 am morning. After receiving a big support from many of listeners, the show was extended for two days to Saturday 10-11am and Sunday 6-7 am. Following that, in 1995 Geethavaani extended its service on a different band on AM 1430 from 10.00 pm to 6.00 am every day. After a long run and receiving positive feedback from many listeners, Geethavaani launched its service for a 24 hours Tamil radio.

Nada. R. Rajkumar is the pioneer producer in Canada who started his broadcasting service in the year of 1986 in Montreal on CFMP AM for a program called “Tamil Thendral”. He was also the Pioneer broadcaster for a Tamil television network in Canada which was aired through Videotron cabel for a program called “Tamil Amutham.”

Geethavaani has not only grown as a leading radio for itself but also have aided in creating and introducing many talented announcers. It has given the opportunity to many to express their talents and grow as recognized individuals in the Tamil community. Apart from producing entertaining programs, Geethavaani has also played major role in many of the grand fundraisers to contribute to its community members such as during times like the Tsunami. As recognition for its successful reach to the community, Geethavanni was honored by Tamil Thagaval at City Hall of Toronto in the year 2003.

Another big recognition was given to Geethavaani during the time when it offered Suresh Joachim to perform the radio marathon for the Guinness Book of World Records. As a result, Geethavanni was recorded in the 2006 Guinness book when Suresh Joachim broke the record by doing Radio marathon for over 120 hours in the year of 2004. Geethavanni takes pride in saying that it is the only recognized Radio for providing quality programs and stands as the Pioneer radio saving the cultural aspect of the Tamil community.

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