Inspired by events in Singapore and around the world, Aqmal turns his observations into poetry which he then sets to music. This talented literary and music artiste hopes that by combining his love for poetry with music that his words will reach a wider a wider audience.
Join Aqmal as he delivers an acoustic performance of his poetry songs as well as discusses the creative process behind his work.
This session is moderated by Rafaat Hamzah, a poet and playwright.
- Event venue: Living Room
- Event price: FREE
- Event start date: 2013-05-10 19:30
- Event end date: 2013-05-10 19:30
- Custom Event Date(s): 10 MAY 2013, FRI
- Custom Event Time(s): 7:30PM
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About Noorhaqmal Mohamed Noor (Aqmal)
Aqmal, also known as Noorhaqmal Mohamed Noor is a music and literary artist. After winning the prestigious Anugerah in 2004, organized by Suria MediaCorp, he continues his passion for the arts with Angkatan Sasterawan ’50 (ASAS ’50). Joining the Belia Asas (ASAS ’50 Youth Wing, has enabled him to be mentored by renowned Malay literary figures such as Mohd Latiff Mohd (MLM), Mohd Pitchay Gani and Rafaat Hamzah.
His song, Warkah Cinta Dunia has won the Projek Rentak in 2009, a songwriting competition organized by MediaCorp radio Ria 89.7FM and Warna 94.2FM.
About Rafaat Hamzah
Mostly known for his distinctive style of poetry writing and performance, Rafaat’s talent stretches from acting to scriptwriting, art directing, producing and directing. His poems had found space in Singapore Malay newspapers and radio since late 1980s.
Rafaat had penned notable theatre pieces, including Merah Pawana (2010), Merdeka (1999), Debu Liar (2001) and Hablur (1997), which was nominated for the Best Theatre Script in Anugerah Persuratan, the Malay Literary Award 1997/1998.
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