Its production is a wager made on the recovery of listeners through the use of fiction. In the mid-seventies news and current affairs programmes gained ascendancy and radio fiction series started a gradual decline that ended with them being abandoned for good. However, it is now time to recover creativity in radio through the medium of fiction, not only because the radio is one of the most appropiate vehicles for telling stories and stimulating listeners' imagination, but also because current technological conditioons, with digital radio and the Internet, as well as audience perception, so demand it.

The option of the spoken word has been chosen as a result of the past importance of this tradition tradition in the transmission of the experience and thought of a people, of its cultural values and forms of culture. The function of the spoken word is to teach, entertain, criticise, amuse, insult, accompany, explain the value and belief systems that are used to reconstruct the symbolic-ideational dimension of a given culture. The aim of this serial is to keep alive a tradition that forms part of the intangible heritage of a people, revitalising it through the creation of a spoken fiction replete with metaphors that have a correlation with the recent history of Galicia as well as its myths and traditions. The use of technology, in this case this internet portal or the radio broadcast itself, is the vehicle for the renewal and maintenance of this popular tradition.

Novembro invokes the currency of stories told in episodes and the concept of seriality, characteristic elements of our contemporary status. The narrative takes place in a setting on the Atlantic Coast. Space is a relevant factor, fulfils a semantic function and has a meaning that goes beyond the merely topographical. The description of the physical environment in which the story unfolds, like in folk tales, is 'semiotized', acquiring the value of a symbol, and the setting provides us with multiple elements to be interpreted. In Novembro real and fantastic events carry the same weight, because just as is the case in folklore, it is never easy to distinguish between what is natural and what is mysterious, nor separate popular interpretation from the recorded facts.

The private world of listeners to the radio allows us to retrieve this ability to fable, which to a certain extent we had been deprived of as a result of social and historical change, such as migration from the land to the towns or the emergence of technologies such as television. Legends and tales are deeply rooted in the popular sphere and are not only a means of communication, but also a framework for informing, expressing an opinion and reinventing our surroundings. Novembro proposes to make the most of radio’s expressive potential through with a revitalising exercise that goes beyond formula and theme-based radio, distancing itself from the idea that conventional news and magazine programmes are the only formats in which current affairs can be analysed.

The resources used to portray the identity of the Galician people have not been limited to the use of a language or the allusion to a landscape, but also include its unique way of looking at life, the world of dreams or magic, which are present in a goodly proportion of literature produced in Galician in recent years.

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