Norman Hamilton

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Norman Hamilton

Norman Hamilton was born in San Ġiljan on 28 April, 1941. He was educated at St Aloysius College. In 1961 he became the first and only Maltese disc-jockey with the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS).

In 1964 Norman Hamilton he was employed as a programme producer and presenter with Central Office of Information in London.

In middle sixties Norman was also a singer and he used the named of Clive Waters. Between 1967 and 1973 he was the originator and presenter of the first-ever live breakfast show on Rediffusion and Radju Malta.

Norman was placed third out of 21 in an international disc-jockey competition organized by Capital Radio and Rediffusion International in London in 1975. On Radio Malta he was famous for the daily drive programme Antenna.

In 1977 he sings again when he issued a 45 vinyl single with two songs which sings with Doreen Galea and the Aquarus band named LLum and Hekk Kif inkun Miegħek.

From 1983 to 1987 he presented a marathon sever-hour weeky television programm entitled Sibitijiet Flimkien. He was also its originator and producer.

Hamilton was director gereral of Radio Mediterranean, head of light entertainment and head of television programmes (1984-1987), and for a time, marketing manager at Super 1 Radio.

Since 1992 he has been chairman and managing director of Hamilton Travel Company Limited. In 1994 he was appointed programme acquisition consultant with Super 1 Television. From 1994 he has been hosting the weeky night personaly chat show on Super 1 Tv – Bla Aġenda . Between 1996 and 1998 he was chairman of the Kumitat Kanżunetta għall-Ewropa and of the Kumitat Festival Internazzjonali tal-Kanżunetta Maltija.

Hamilton has been active in the International Federation of Festivals Organizers since 1982. and in 2002 was elected vice-president. In 2003, he represented Malta at tha annual general meeting of FIDOF and also chaired the meeting. In 2003 h was awared the ‘FIDOF Award of Appreciation Plaque’ for supporting the federation’s main aim – the strengthening of global peace and friendship through music and art.

In January 2008 he was given a life time achievement award by the World Congress of Arts, Science, and Communications of Cambridge, in recognition of this contribution to the media, entertainment, and travel Norman Hamilton is married to Tv and Radio Personality Josette Grech and got two daughters Davinia and Yasmin.

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