Rosarito Beach, Mexico, May 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Relief 2.0, an organic movement of volunteers and organizations to promote efficient disaster response and sustainable disaster recovery will be part of Rosarito Art Fest 2012 to create awareness of the current situation facing the survivors in the Japanese Tohoku region. All proceeds from sales made by Relief 2.0 Photo exhibit during will be used towards buying art and handicrafts made by the survivors of the Tohoku Tsunami. The organizers intend to empower the tsunami survivors with the means to support themselves and continue rebuilding their lives, and contributing towards restarting the devastated economies in the stricken areas of Japan.
The photo exhibit will display from 26th – 27th of May, will feature photos by Robin Low – co-founder of Relief 2.0. The photos will showcase on the tsunami affected areas in the Tohoku region of Japan. This is the first of such exhibitions in Singapore, and the exhibition will also include videos of the survivors and talks by the organizers to share awareness about the current progress of the recovery in the Tohoku region.
“We will display photos from the first year anniversary as well as photos from just after the tsunami to show the progress of the current situation of the Tohoku region,” said Robin Low, “We will also share inspiring videos of the survivors, and present new ways to relook at supporting these survivors in a sustainable way.”
This is an annual art festival where more than 100 renowned artists, the community, collectors and those interested in art interact in a party atmosphere and have fun. Rosarito Art Fest is a feast of senses and entrance is free.
"Rosarito Art Fest is another great way of branding the city in a positive light and attracting an intellectual, culture-oriented tourist that wants to enjoy the very essence of what Rosarito and Mexico have to offer," says Ada Renedo, a Global Communications Strategist from Barcelona.
Rosarito Art Fest 2012
Date: 26th – 27th of May
Venue: Blvd Benito Juárez Sur, 22710 Rosarito, Mexico
Time: 11am - 10pm