Celebrating Radio - Sounds from the Past

Celebrating Radio - Sounds from the Past

The introduction of radio in the early 20th century sent ripples of change throughout Singapore, opening windows to other cultures and bringing the stories of distant events to many homes. From its experimental beginnings to its use as an influential wartime medium, and its roles in entertainment and shaping society, Celebrating Radio: Sounds from the Past traces the evolution of Singapore’s broadcasting history from the 1930s to 1980s. Items on display include a phonograph dating back to the 1920s, radio permits and photographs, as well as a selection of radios from different eras.