RLSAA students using the easels and art materials donated by Rebisco
Thanks to Rebisco, art students in Angono, Calbayog pursue art dreams despite the pandemic
INQUIRER.net BrandRoom / 09:00 AM February 11, 2022
Rebisco continued its support for the arts by providing the Regional Lead School for the Arts in Angono, Rizal (RLSAA) and the Calbayog Arts and Design School of Eastern Visayas (CADSEV) in Samar with art and design essentials plus key facilities and equipment for their students.
Starting in 2019, Rebisco provided RLSAA with paint brushes, easels, paints and other materials to support the needs of its art students, also constructing a mini gallery on school grounds that served as classroom and exhibition space for the students’ art work. In 2021, Rebisco added CADSEV, known as “a Haven of Art in Eastern Visayas” as a beneficiary school.
This 2022, Rebisco will provide more basic art tools and materials as well as equipment for mixed media and the performing arts to the two schools. The snacks and biscuits company hopes that their artistically-inclined students can continue to hone their innate skills in art and design and embark on new creative adventures that will allow them to enrich the Filipino art scene.
The Rebisco donations will be a great help, said Ms. Rinalyn Beso, CADSEV School Head. “Teaching the arts through distance learning can be very challenging, but the instruments and art equipment will give every learner the opportunity to be creative in the comfort of their homes while being safe from Covid-19.”
“The new set of art equipment will inspire and motivate our students to be more creative and to pursue their passion. They can create more inspiring and challenging artworks even as they deal with the challenge of remote learning. We thank Rebisco for being our solid partner in honing the talents and skills of our young artists. The art equipment will be an inspiration, a source of joy and a morale booster for our young artists,” said RLSAA Principal, Edgar Diñozo.
In support of the arts, Rebisco also introduced to the market its Designer Tin Cans. The designer cans, which change designs periodically, are mini versions of the Rebisco Special Assorted Cans, the iconic, all-time favorite pasalubong. Featured on the sides of the cans are the works of famous contemporary artists and some students of RLSAA. Packed with premium Rebisco products – Rebisco Choco Sandwich, Rebisco Lemon Sandwich, Rebisco Honey Butter Crackers, Wafertime Choco, Rebisco Crackers, Choco Mucho Cookie Choco, Choco Mucho Cookie White Choco, Hansel Crackers and Hansel Mocha Sandwich — part of the proceeds from the sales of the cans go to the support being given to the schools.
The designer tin cans are available at Rebisco Flagship Store on Lazada for those who want to have artful keepsakes, enjoy yummy snacks and help boost art and young artists in their own little way.