Replay
The Sound Kitchen
The walking library
 
Listen Download Podcast
  • RFI English News flash 04h00 - 04h10 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/21 04h00 GMT
  • Paris Live AM 04h10 - 04h30 GMT Mon-Fri
    Features and analysis 01/21 04h10 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 05h00 - 05h10 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/20 05h00 GMT
  • Paris Live AM 05h10 - 05h30 GMT Mon-Fri
    Features and analysis 01/20 05h10 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 06h00 - 06h10 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/20 06h00 GMT
  • Paris Live AM 06h10 - 06h30 GMT Mon-Fri
    Features and analysis 01/20 06h10 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 06h30 - 06h33 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/20 06h30 GMT
  • Paris Live AM 06h33 - 06h59 GMT Mon-Fri
    Features and analysis 01/20 06h33 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 07h00 - 07h10 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/20 07h00 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 07h30 - 07h33 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/20 07h30 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 14h00 - 14h03 GMT Sat-Sun
    News bulletin 01/20 14h00 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 14h00 - 14h06 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/19 14h00 GMT
  • Paris Live Weekend 14h03 - 14h30 GMT Sat-Sun
    Features and analysis 01/20 14h03 GMT
  • Paris Live PM 14h06 - 14h30 GMT Mon-Fri
    Features and analysis 01/19 14h06 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 14h30 - 14h33 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/20 14h30 GMT
  • Paris Live PM 14h33 - 14h59 GMT Mon-Fri
    Features and analysis 01/20 14h33 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 16h00 - 16h03 GMT Sat-Sun
    News bulletin 01/20 16h00 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 16h00 - 16h06 GMT Sat-Sun
    News bulletin 01/19 16h00 GMT
  • Paris Live Weekend 16h03 - 16h30 GMT Sat-Sun
    Features and analysis 01/20 16h03 GMT
  • RFI English News flash 16h30 - 16h33 GMT Mon-Fri
    News bulletin 01/20 16h30 GMT
  • Paris Live Weekend 16h33 - 17h00 GMT Sat-Sun
    Features and analysis 01/20 16h33 GMT
To take full advantage of multimedia content, you must have the Flash plugin installed in your browser. To connect, you need to enable cookies in your browser settings. For an optimal navigation, the RFI site is compatible with the following browsers: Internet Explorer 8 and above, Firefox 10 and +, Safari 3+, Chrome 17 and + etc.
Urgent
At least five dead in Kabul hotel attack: officials

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
 
David Franklin/Getty Images/A Terrade

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about Les Républicains' primary polls. There’s a special draw for your New Year’s Resolutions, some great holiday music, and of course … the quiz. Just click on the arrow in the photo and enjoy!

Hello everyone!

Welcome to The Sound Kitchen. You can catch the programme on-the-air every Saturday at 6:15, 7:15, 14:45 and 16:45 universal time. You’ll hear the winner’s names announced and the week’s quiz question, along with all the other ingredients you have grown accustomed to: your letters and essays, “On This Day”, quirky facts and news, interviews, and great music … so be sure and tune in every Saturday.

For our DX enthusiast friends: Our shortwave frequency is 9675 kHz on the 31m band, from 06.00 to 07.00 UT every day. We’ve had reception reports from Algeria, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and the US, and although the frequency is “aimed” (or however that works) towards the African continent, give it a try. You never know … and be sure and send us your reception reports. Maybe we can get more time, which would be wonderful.

You can also hear our programs on WRMI (http://www.wrmi.net/) and WRN (http://www.wrn.org/listeners/). These broadcasters diffuse our programs out of the goodness of their hearts, but unless you tell us how you heard us, we have no way of knowing … so do write and tell us how you listen to us.

A hearty welcome to three new RFI Listeners Club members! All three are from Ghana: both Dr. Bashirideen Koray and Professor Daniel Kwaku Mensah are from Accra, and John Taylor is from Kumasi. Welcome, gentlemen!

This week’s quiz: On 26 November, I asked you a question about French politics. That week, members of France’s conservative party Les Républicans (formerly the UMP) cast their votes to choose their candidate for the 2017 presidential polls. You were to write in with the names of the two candidates who won the most votes in that first round of voting and qualified to run for the second round on 27 November. You were also to note the percentage of votes each candidate won.

The answer is: François Fillion, with 44 percent, and Alain Juppé, with 28.5 percent. As you probably know, voters decided on François Fillion in the second round.

The winners are: Jobayada Aktar Jai, from the Nilshagor RFI Fan Club in Nilphamari, Bangladesh; Shehla Shahzad, from the RFI Pak France International Listener's Club in Sahiwal, Pakistan; Mahmuda Sultana Mitu from Sirajganj, Bangladesh; Rachid Dahmani from M'sila, Algeria, and Ebrima Jeen from Bakau, The Gambia.

Congratulations winners!

This week’s question ... you'll have to listen to the show to participate. You have until 6 February to enter this week's quiz. The winners will be announced on the 11 February program. When you enter, be sure you send your postal address in with your answer, and if you have one, your RFI Listeners Club membership number.

Send your answers to:

english.service@rfi.fr

or

Susan Owensby
RFI – The Sound Kitchen
80, rue Camille Desmoulins
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux
France

or

By text … You can also send your quiz answers to The Sound Kitchen mobile phone. Dial your country’s international access code, or “ + ”, then 33 6 31 12 96 82. Don’t forget to include your mailing address in your text – and if you have one, your RFI Listeners Club membership number.

To find out how you can win an RFI wireless computer mouse click here

To find out how you can become a member of the RFI Listeners Club, or to form your own official RFI Club click here


Related

  • The Sound Kitchen

    Merry Christmas!

    Learn more

  • The Sound Kitchen

    Presidential hopefuls and fire-breathing celebrations

    Learn more

  • The Sound Kitchen

    International Human Rights Day, effigy burning, and your letters

    Learn more

  • The walking library

    The walking library

    This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll be treated to an “Ordinary Hero” essay from listener Rajib Kumar Mondal of Natore, Bangladesh. There’s the …

  • Somewhere over the rainbow

    Somewhere over the rainbow

    This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the prospective record-breaking rainbow in Taipei. There’s listener news, some …

  • Resolutions 2018

    Resolutions 2018

    This week on The Sound Kitchen, guest chef Mathilde Owensby helps read out your 2018 New Year Resolutions. There’s great music and the quiz, so just click on the …

  • Hephaestus, the god of volcanoes, has not retired!

    Hephaestus, the god of volcanoes, has not retired!

    This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the earth’s active volcanoes. There’s a lovely listener wish from Adita …

  • Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!

    This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the Great Pyramid of Giza. There’s a special Christmas story, some great music, …

  • A star is born!

    A star is born!

    This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the winner of the 2017 RFI Musical Discovery Prize. There’s listener news, some …

  • Man, that’s FAST!

    Man, that’s FAST!

    This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the winners of the New York City marathon. There’s a listener essay from Mustapha …

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. ...
  5. next >
  6. last >
Features
 
Sorry but the period of time connection to the operation is exceeded.