Noordin Hassan

Noordin1_image1. Name: Noordin Hassan, Dato’

2. Occupation: Writer

3. Date and place of birth: January 18, 1929, Jalan Hatin, Penang

4. Education:

  1. Pursuing a course (Drama) University of Newcastle (1976)
  2. English Language and Literature, University of London, United Kingdom (1962)
  3. Teacher Trainning, Kirkby College Liverpool, England (1952)
  4. Francis Light English School, Penang
  5. Perak Road Malay School, Penang

 

5. Contributions:

  1. National Laureate (7th). Involve in drama and theater. Known as ‘Datuk Drama’ or ‘Cikgu Drama’. Memperkenalkan konsep ‘teater fitrah’, such as Jangan Bunuh Rama-Rama, 100, Cindai, Anak Tanjung
  2. Officer, Script and Drama Division Radio and Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) (1984)
  3. Advisor, Drama Association, Language Institute College Kuala Lumpur (1978)
  4. Lecturer, Language Institute College Kuala Lumpur (1978)
  5. Lecturer, Sultan Idris Training College, Tanjung Malim, Perak Darul Ridzuan (1964)
  6. Teacher (Art and Malay Language), Girls’ School in Kampung Baharu, Alor Setar, Kedah Darul Aman (1953)
  7. Writer, “Bukan Lalang Ditiup Angin” (1979), “Anak Tanjung” (1992), “Sirih Bertepuk Pinang Menari” (1992), “ Saya… dari Hujung Kota” (1996), “Mana Setangginya? (2000), “Demi Zaitun” (2006)

 

6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Honorary Doctor of Literature from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) (2011)
  2. Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri (DSPN) which carries the title “Dato”- Pulau Pinang State Government (1994)
  3. National Laureate – Anugerah Sasterawan Negara (1993)
  4. Southeast Asian Writers Award (S.E.A Write Award) (1987)
  5. Ahli Mangku Negara (AMN) – Federal Government (1979)
  6. Literature Award (Hadiah Sastera  dengan drama “Bukan Lalang Ditiup Angin”) (1972)

 

Source:

www.bernama.com

mstar.com.my

 

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