Klara (radio)

City Brussels
Broadcast area Belgium
(Brussels, Flanders)
Slogan Blijf verwonderd
(Stay surprised)
Frequency FM:
89.5 Brussels and Flemish Brabant
89.9 Limburg
90.4 East and West Flanders
92.0 Antwerp City
96.4 Antwerp
First air date 2 December 2000 (2000-12-02)
Format Classical music
Language(s) Dutch
Owner VRT
Website Klara

Klara is a Belgian radio channel operated by the Flemish public broadcaster Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep (VRT), and dedicated mostly to classical music but sometimes also jazz and world music.[1]

The name stands for Klassieke Radio which means Classical Radio.[2]


Klara was launched on 2 December 2000 as successor to VRT Radio 3. The change of name marked the introduction of a new programming style aimed at broadening the appeal of VRT's classical-music channel.[3]


See also


  1. "About the Klara brand". VRT.be. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  2. "Radio 3 wordt Klara". VRT (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 June 2013. ... maar vooral de afkorting van 'klassieke radio'.
  3. "Radio 3 wordt Klara". VRT (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 June 2013.

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