Show Description

The Show

Around the World is a two-hour (2 x 59’.50”) radio programme featuring a diversity of music from all over the world. The range is almost impossible to describe, taking in folk, rock, traditional, electronic, roots, jazz and many types of music never or rarely heard on radio. Cumbia from Colombia, Maloya from Réunion, Korean Pansori, Metal from Mongolia.

But it’s not all strange and obscure.

Pop and dance music from Spain to Brazil, Portugal to Paraguay are included. There’s Irish folk, US Americana, Scots folk-rock and traditional and modern music from England and Wales. There’s fiddle music from Nordic countries and Australian indie.

Have a look and a listen. You can hear any programme from the last 3 years or read the running orders at

Around the World is currently carried by 7 radio stations in Northern Ireland and one in Scotland.


Additional Show Details

Show FrequencyWeekly
Show Duration2 Hours
Show SubscriptionFree


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