“In commemoration of the first anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the Japan Creative Centre (JCC) will present a Tohoku Photo Exhibition entitled, “Rebuilding for a Better Tomorrow” from 3rd to 9th March 2012. The Tohoku Photo Exhibition celebrates the awe-inspiring strength and resilience of the people in Tohoku as they rebuild their homes and return to normalcy in the face of adversity –a triumph of the human spirit.”

Images taken by Mercy Relief will be part of the exhibition, showcasing its year-long engagement and relief efforts for the disaster-stricken communities in Tohoku.


1. Opening Ceremony

DATE: Saturday, 3rd March 2012

TIME: 2:00pm to 4.00pm (Registration begins at 1:30pm)

VENUE: Japan Creative Centre, 4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372


Guests are invited to a special tea ceremony hosted by Chado Urasenke Tankokai Singapore Association to mark the opening of the Tohoku Photo Exhibition. A speech will be presented by Director of JCC, Minister Hiroyuki Yamamoto.

2. Tohoku Photo Exhibition: “Rebuilding for a Better Tomorrow” & Documentary Screening

DATE: 3rd to 9th March 2012 (Closed on 4th and 5th March)

TIME: 10:00am to 9.00pm

VENUE: Japan Creative Centre, 4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372

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About Mercy Relief

Mercy Relief is a Singaporean humanitarian organisation which engages in both disaster relief and sustainable development programmes. It was established in 2003 as an independent non-governmental humanitarian charity responding to the human tragedies in Asia. Mercy Relief’s aid programme focuses on providing timely and effective assistance to disaster-stricken communities and has maintained the delivery of emergency aid within 72 hours from the point of appeal for assistance.  

In the past 12 years, Mercy Relief has disbursed over S$32 million in aid across 40 disaster relief and 53 sustainable development initiatives. Mercy Relief has impacted an aggregate of 2 million lives in 24 countries and areas, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, DPR Korea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal,  Pakistan, Palestine, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Yemen.

For more information, you may call us at 6514 6322 or email corporateaffairs@mercyrelief.org