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Writer's Spotlight: Hamed Ismail

Conversations  |  General  |  Bahasa Melayu  |  1 hr

7 Nov Sun, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Festival Pass  - With registration, $16 (Early Bird) | $20 (Regular)
location Malay Heritage Centre - Auditorium
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For your health and safety, please observe the following when visiting Malay Heritage Centre:

Vaccination-differentiated safe management measures (VDS) have been implemented for entry to museums.

Individuals can be allowed entry in group sizes of up to 2 persons if all are vaccinated.

Children aged 12 years and below, recovered individuals, and unvaccinated individuals with a negative Pre-Event Test (PET) result, can be included in the group of 2. If there is more than one child aged 12 years and below in the group of 2 persons, both children must be from the same household.

Please present your TraceTogether app or token, or any of the following documents (that may be relevant) for entry:

  1. Vaccination status and test result on the HealthHub App
  2. Physical vaccination certificates/reports/cards under the National Vaccination Programme
  3. Physical ART or PCR result slips from MOH-approved COVID-19 test providers
  4. Pre-Event Testing (PET) exemption notice

Please refer to this link for more information on the venue's Safe Management Measures (SMMs).


If you watched Germis di Hati on Suria growing up in the early 2000s, did you know that the show was written by one of Singapore’s longest serving screenwriter, Hamed Ismail? A well-known literary figure and recipient of the 2020/21 Tun Sri Lanange Literary Award, his television scripts have made audiences rejoice and cry since the early '80s. Celebrate his journey in this special spotlight on his works spanning stage drama, poetry and short stories for over 30 years.

This Malay programme is co-presented with Kamelia Co. Ltd and includes a live Q&A towards the end of the session.

To attend the session, click the button above to register after purchasing a Festival Pass. Limited seats are available and details will be sent to the email used for registration. Registration opens on 4 October at 12pm.

Please note that registration for in-person session(s) for this programme will close 2 days before the event date, or when fully subscribed (whichever is earlier), to aid in our planning and compliance with prescribed Safe Management Measures (SMMs).

Please refer to this link for more information on the venue's Safe Management Measures (SMMs).


Adakah anda ingat akan drama bersiri Gerimis di Hati yang ditayangkan di Suria pada awal tahun 2000? Sertai kami di acara ini untuk mendengar dari Encik Hamed Ismail, salah seorang penulis skrip yang paling lama berkhidmat di Singapura dan juga penerima Anugerah Sastera Tun Seri Lanang. Skrip TVnya telah menghiasi layar setempat, membuat kami bergembira, tertawa dan menangis sejak awal tahun 80-an. Encik Hamed Ismail juga merupakan tokoh sastera yang terkenal. Beliau telah menulis lebih dari 30 tahun, dan karya-karyanya meliputi drama panggung, puisi dan cerpen. Raikan perjalanan seninya dalam sorotan istimewa ini!

Program ini dipersembahkan bersama Kamelia Co. Ltd. Sesi soal jawab secara langsung akan diadakan di akhir sesi.

Untuk menghadiri sesi ini, klik butang di atas untuk mendaftar setelah anda membuat pembelian Pas Pesta. Tempat duduk terhad dan butiran lanjut akan dihantar ke alamat e-mel yang digunakan untuk pendaftaran. Pendaftaran akan dibuka pada 4 Oktober, 12 tengahari.


Saiful Amri is a multi-hyphenated award-winning theatre practitioner who has answered his calling as a Creative Producer in Singapore’s Malay performing arts scene. He has produced many arts presentations. Today, Saiful Amri is a freelancer who manages arts projects of all genres, and practising theatre as a producer, director, manager, writer, and actor.