Fuad of Kyoto Protocol and Aina Abdul joined 10 other talented local singer songwriters to participate in the YSD Arts Festival satellite show, where they team up to compose, write and perform a full song in 12 hours!

YS-Delight: Aina Abdul and Fuad of Kyoto Protocol Perform at YSD Arts Festival Satellite Show

Fuad Alshabhi, lead vocalist of local popular rock band Kyoto Protocol, joined by Mentor first runner-up Aina Abdul and 10 other notable singer-songwriters in Malaysia race the clock to write songs for a noble cause. 

Titled And The Curtain Rises, the satellite event is part of this year’s Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival (YSDAF), which features the theme of You, Me + The Arts.

A dozen singer-songwriters paired up to write 12 brand new songs in 12 hours on issues affecting the society that they feel and care about in this singer-songwriter camp.

Aina Abdul was joined by Otam on BFM radio to share their perspective and insight of the show will ultimately culminate in a performance.

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You can listen to the podcast, “Speed-Songwriting” on the BFM website here.

Collaborating with Nick Davis as well as Fuad, Aina Abdul wrote songs that inspired and touched the audiences.

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Aina Abdul is on

Fuad and the boys are on

See y’all soon,