Voice of America turned 70 years old on February 1st 2012, and VOA held a big celebration in honor of all the colleagues and memories that have made VOA as great as it is today. Representatives from 43 language services dressed up on the day to greet guests, governors, ambassadors and etc. to attend our event. VOA Burmese service dressed up in our traditional attire and joined the rest of our colleagues.
We also had four special guests who had sent videos to mark the broadcast agency’s 70th birthday. They need no introduction.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi:
The Dalai Lama:
President Barack Obama:
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: