@RTIMOS Productions Contact: Sariah Howard 808-754-7745 www.artimos.org
@RTIMOS Productions Peace Through Leadership
๏ Founded in 2008 in response to class project ๏ Through music and multimedia productions and service projects @RTIMOS helps create leadership opportunities and promote peace, love, and unity. ๏ Concert held in Honolulu raised $2000 for children in Middle-East. ๏ Variety of arts used to help show similarities & differences around the world.
From Spring 2008 - Fall 2009 (gathered by Kuulei Akina)
200+ Volunteers gathered for Service Projects 5 Concerts 16 Committee Members 1,800 Concert Viewers in Hawaii Live Streaming to the World via the Internet
@RTIMOS Productions Background Information Sheet By Scott Isom & Art Saowichit
In 2008, in response to an assignment received for an International Business course, Art Saowichit hosted a musical production which he entitled @RTIMOS: Leadership Through Music. This concert included a variety of vocal, instrumental, and dance performances--providing a fun and memorable evening for all in attendance.
“I could put peace into acNon by being a peacemaker myself and by being gentle in my ways and by bieng more sensiNve with the feelings of others and by making people feel special in every li=le way I can.” ~ Naomi Yanga
McKay Center for Cultural Understanding, BYUHSA, and PeacePlayers International-“Excellent!! Very peace building. Loved each song, Middle East. @RTIMOS Productions has video, and dance! Very organized.” become more than just a concert. Not only have ~ Hana Akina volunteers been able to experience the meaning of peace, but they have also learned ways to Because of the positive reaction to his become better leaders, understand the people production, Art felt it was important to do it around them, appreciate diversity, and most again, this time focusing on establishing peace importantly understand who they really are and internationally. Understanding that he could not promote nor build peace alone, he gathered the potential they have to make a difference, creating a better world for future generations. a group of talented students who shared the same vision and together they produced events “I didn’t know if I should come because I had a lot of that not only created an atmosphere of peace, homework tonight but I'm glad I did-‐ it made me but invited all in attendance to put peace into action by connecting with family, friends, realize how much I take things for granted. It was so community members, and the world. great-‐I was able to look at my life a li=le diﬀerently Since that first concert, @RTIMOS Productions has created four more concerts-working with other organizations such as the
as it brought peace to my heart.” ~ Anna FiﬁtaLeo Praesen
@RTIMOS Fall ’08 Sonomi Yushino performing a neo-classical Japanese Dance.
Photos by Leilani Miller