Friday, October 21, 2005

Contest, Contest, Contest ...

Blake and Monty's Guilty Pleasures, LOTW, DiscoOn this week's program, check out our new contest!! We've got great prizes for great letters, you'll hear some of them on this week's MLMB. Listener Blake Poppelwell shares his guilty pleasure with us on this week's edition of the "Sweetspot." Spotlight host Marc Montgomery joins us with a few guilty pleasures of his own. Vivaldi helps us with your letters and Terry has a special LOTW from Tennessee. Disco here and disco there, plus much more!!
The Maple Leaf Mailbag Radio Canada International P.O.Box 6000 Montreal, CANADA H3C 3A8
For listeners from India: The Maple Leaf Mailbag Canadian High Commission P.O.Box 5207, Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110 021, INDIA
For listeners from Pakistan: The Maple Leaf Mailbag P.O.Box 3390 Islamabad, PAKISTAN
Host and producer: • Ian Jones Production Assistant: • Roman Michael Pitt

RTI will honor it's top letter-writing listeners!

At the beginning of 2006, RTI will pick ten listeners who have sent us the most letters this year. Then, from among those ten listeners, we will choose one as our best listener of the year! This top letter-writing istener will receive a beautifully designed book, featuring the black-faced spoonbill, an endangered bird species that makes Taiwan its home. Published by Taiwan’s Post Office, the book, written both in Chinese and English, also comes with beautiful stamps. So write to us and tell us your suggestions and comments about our shows. The more letters you send to us by the end of this year, the better your chances of being chosen as our best listener!
Our mailing address is P.O. Box, 24-38,Taipei, Taiwan ROC.
Or email us at

RTI is looking for new monitors for 2006

RTI's English Service will be selecting nine new monitors for 2006. Eachmonitor will be given an official certificate and gift as an expression ofour appreciation. Monitors for 2005 received a porcelain from the renownedNational Palace Museum.Responsibilities: Monitors will be responsible for writing threecomprehensive and clearly-written reception reports each month for one yearfrom January 1-December 31.Qualificiations: Monitors will be selected based upon quality of receptionreports, dedication, and geographical location. The final qualification isto assure that we have monitors in different locations.Application: All interested applicants should email as soon as possible send a letter to: English Service, P.O. Box 24-38, Taipei, TAIWAN ROCMonitors will be announced: on the Internet and in "Mailbag Time" in lateDecember, 2005

Monday, October 10, 2005

Radio Polonia Quiz

Radio Polonia want to know this month is this: Which of the following has never been the President of Poland. Is it: a) Aleksander Kwasniewski b) Marek Belka or c) Lech Walesa Just answer a, b, or c and send it in to RP without delay via email at
OR Radio Polonoa,50M, Shanti path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021, India. Get you answer in by October 26 and you might just possibly be the proud owner of a Radio Polonia Goodiebag…so good its gets everyone’s vote….

Radio Prague's competition

"RP are looking for the name of a Czech-born rock musician - guitarist and songwriter. He was born in Prague in 1948 but in the 1960s he left for New York with his parents. At the legendary New York club CBGB's he met the ambitious and talented Patti Smith and the two of them started collaborating. Over the years, he played alongside some other influential rock artists, including Iggy Pop and John Cale. After the fall of the communist regime, he returned to his native Prague. At present, he is a songwriter, film composer and a sought-out producer." Please, send us your answers by the end of October, to Radio Prague, 12099, Prague, Czech Republic or OR Radio Prague, 50M, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021

Electronics Quiz

In November 2005, the Network - Asia's primary online destination for design engineers - rolls out a dedicated website for engineers in India:
Here's how it works:
After registering, just enter the e-mail addresses of your friends and colleagues in the referral form.
Each successful referral earns you one point. If the person you referred registers at, you earn one additional point.
At the end of the promo period, the registered user with the highest number of points will win corresponding prizes:
First prize: 4GB iPod miniSecond prize: 1GB iPod ShuffleThird prize: 512MB iPod Shuffle
The more colleagues you refer, the more points you earn, the greater your chances of winning the iPod.

Radio Havana Cuba, Quiz

AMECA (CMA) 2005
The Caribbean Medical Association has created the "120 Years Club"which brings together those persons who wish to live that long with asatisfactory quality life. Radio Havana Cuba, Cubana Airlines, Cuba's HotelNacional and the CMA, invite you to participate in this contest whosequestion is as follows:WHAT WOULD YOU PROPOSE TO MODIFY OR INCORPORATETO THE PRESENT LIFE STYLES IN ORDER TO PRESERVE OR ACHIEVE AN EXCELLENTLONGEVITY?The winner of the first prize will have the opportunity to travel to Cubafree of cost and to participate in the XI CMA Congress slated for Havana inApril 2006. Besides, ten Mentions will be awarded consisting in certificatesand souvenirs.Deadline is March 31st, 2006. Send your correspondence to:Radio Havana CubaP. O. Box 6240Havana, CubaFax (537) 8365810

Radio Havana Cuba Sports Contest

The International Olympic Committee has granted Cuba the venue of the "11th World Congress Sports for All", to be held in Havana from October 31st to November 3rd, 2006. The central theme will be "Physical Activity: Benefits and Challenges." Radio Havana Cuba, the Cuban Olympic Committee and the Cuban Ministry of Tourism invite you to participate in this contest by answering the following questions:
The winners of the first two prizes will be awarded all expenses paid trips to Cuba to attend the 11th World Congress Sports for All? Ten mentions will be awarded as well. Contest deadline is August 31st, 2006. Send you answers to: Radio Havana Cuba, Apartado 6240, La Habana, Cuba, E-Mail: Radio Havana Cuba, E-1/9, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi – 110057.