South African Arts International (SAAI) announces plans to mount a photo exhibition during the WMRC 2011 in Shanghai, China next month.
Online PR News – 13-July-2011 – – Maritime Exhibition: Greek Humanity at Sea – An American Castaway and Chinese Evacuees in Libya
"Greeks are the guardians of the sea. Their long history of saving lives at sea is extraordinary", said Victor Mooney, an invited speaker for the the World Maritime Rescue Congress 2011 (WMRC 2011) and founder of SAAI. South African Arts International (SAAI) announces plans to mount a photo exhibition during the WMRC 2011 in Shanghai, China next month.
"In addition to sharing my survival on a life raft for 14 days and being rescued by MV Norfolk, it will be an honor to visually share this experience with the delegates and distinguished guests", said Victor Mooney. The MV Norfolk is operated by Diana Shipping of Athens, Greece. "Furthermore, as the world witnessed the unrest in Libya, thousands of Chinese nationals were rescued by Greek seamen in difficult times. So, in a simple way, we hope more people will walk away with a renewed vigor of saving lives at sea", Mooney added.
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South African Arts International - The mission of SAAI is to promote multi-media events in venues all over the world; to exhibit the works of artists, artisans, musicians, scholars and professionals that is owned by others, and facilitate worldwide cultural understanding; to disseminate and exchange international art and culture; to provide scholarships, sponsor cultural events and artistic seminars.
World Maritime Rescue Congress 2011 - World Maritime Rescue Congress, is now held every four years and has become the primary international summit of the world’s maritime safety and rescue community, united through the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF). This year’s meeting will be held in Shanghai, China from August 24 - 28.