The 24th Session of the Arab Radio and TV Festival
The ARAB STATES BROADCASTING UNION (ASBU) will be organizing the 24th edition of the Arab Radio & TV Festival & Convention in Tunis , Tunisia during the period 26-29 June 2024.
 The Festival aims to achieve several objectives, including contributing to the development of the Arab radio and TV production and enhancing its quality so as to meet the aspirations of member corporations and reflect the principles that underpin their work. The Festival aims also to identify and encourage innovative and meaningful trends in radio and television production in order to develop Arab creative energies in this field.
The Festival welcomes the participation of representatives of ASBU member corporations, working in the fields of staging, production and preparation of programs, as well as representatives of private Arab production companies, news agencies, and foreign Arab- speaking radio and TV stations. Representatives of private radio and television networks, international radio and television unions will also attend the Festival.
Guests of Honor and honored figures: the Festival welcomes a variety of the Arab screen most prominent stars, artists, directors, high officials, and distinguished media landscape professionals.
Mainly, the festival includes the following events :
Opening and closing ceremonies: Two high standard music evening shows by most famous Arab artists. They are broadcast live by various TV and radio channels, both public and private.
The main competition is dedicated to TV programs and news produced by ASBU active member and participant corporations.
The parallel competition is dedicated to programs and news produced by private Arab television networks (non ASBU members), Arab production companies and news agencies, as well as foreign Arabic-speaking satellite channels.
ASBU TV and Radio Convention : This event comprises several highly interesting manifestations for broadcasting decision makers and professionals. The last editions of this fair have registered unprecedented success on all levels with more than 100 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, more than 1000 visitors from more than 30 countries, high participation of prime decision makers and stars, huge media coverage, etc …
Festival’s Prizes: Prizes and certificates of appreciation are awarded to programs and newsreports winning the first and second places in each category of television and radio programs and news competitions. Cash prizes, as well, are awarded to some categories of radio and television programs and news shows, alternating from one session to the other.