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To celebrate International Women’s Day this weekend (March 8th), BBC Radio 1 is to host a 40-hour, female only line-up.

From Annie Mac’s superb weekend warm-up show, until Sunday morning when Gemma Cairney finishes her programme, via the 73-year old Annie Nightingale, who has been on the station longer than any other presenter – the station will feature the best in popular female DJ talent.

There are also female guest DJ’s such as Magda doing the Essential Mix and Jamz Supernova.

International Women’s Day has been going for over a century and is always on March 8th.  Somewhat surprisingly the country is a national holiday in Afghanistan, Uganda, Kazakhstan, Cambodia and Russia amongst others – but is largely symbolic in the more ‘progressive’ Western nations.

Line-up Details:

Friday 7 March 2014, BBC Radio 1

7-9pm Annie Mac

9-11pm B.Traits

11pm-1am Heidi

1-3am Essential Mix – Magda

3-5am Annie Nightingale

5-7am Monki

Saturday 8 March 2014 – International Women’s Day, BBC Radio 1

7-10am Gemma Cairney

10am-1pm Jameela Jamil

1-4pm Adele Roberts

4-7pm Annie Mac

Saturday 8 March 2014 – International Women’s Day, simulcast on BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra

7-9pm Sarah Jane Crawford

9-11pm Sian Anderson

11pm-1am Jamz Supernova

1-3am Madam X

3-5am Claira Hermet

5-7am Adele Roberts

Sunday 9 March 2014 – Radio 1

7-10am Gemma Cairney

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