17 Mar '11, 3pm

Charity concert planned for Japan quake victims: SINGAPORE: Several performers in Singapore have come together t...

SINGAPORE: Several performers in Singapore have come together to put up a charity concert for victims of the earthquake in Japan. Vivid Creations managing director Maho Saito said she thought of organising a charity concert on Saturday, a day after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit Japan. "I came up with the idea when I was watching the news," said Ms Saito, who has been running an events company in Singapore for a year. "I want to encourage the people in Singapore to come up with their own activities to help the those in Japan," she said. Ms Saito then rallied friends for the event, including belly dancer and instructor Kyoko Abe Ms Abe is a Sendai native who's been living in Singapore for seven years. When the massive earthquake struck on Friday, it took Ms Abe three hours before she could contact her father. "Fortunately, I could reach him. Then I asked, 'dad, are you ok'?...

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