Beijing Winter Olympic Games and Winter Paralympics mascot global recruitment deadline

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 Beijing Winter Olympic Games and Winter Paralympics mascot global recruitment deadline


The mascot exhibition board at the scene of the manuscript (source: Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committees official website)

These 50 works are selected from more than 300 works designed by students.

The mascot collection for the 2022 Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, which lasted nearly three months, ended on November 31 and entered the mascot evaluation stage from November 1. Xinhua reporters rushed to the mascot collection office in the Beijing Winter Olympics organizing committees Shougang office area in the morning and met Wu Jia, Zhangjiakou No. 2 Middle School art teacher, who started from Zhangjiakou less than six oclock.

On the spot, a large number of Chinese and foreign candidates were sent by the Beijing Municipal Education Commission to collect works of mascots in my heart for primary and middle school students; more than 20 teachers and students from the Central Academy of Fine Arts were the team that submitted the most works on the spot that morning; representatives sent by the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts flew to Beijing on the first day and took them with them early on the 31st. A large suitcase filled with works came to the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee to submit; young Dutch designer Ian who studied in China also submitted works on the spot, hoping to contribute his talents to the Beijing Winter Olympics; representatives of teachers and students from Jilin Institute of Art and other professional institutions also came to deliver works on the day when the door was closed.

China Central Academy of Fine Arts teacher Xiao Yong also led students to the Winter Olympic Organizing Committee of Beijing to submit their works. He introduced that these works were selected from more than 200 works collected by the school and submitted after modification.

The mascots of the Winter Olympics should represent Beijing in telling Chinese stories, reflecting Chinas creativity. We hope that the mascots selected by the final Beijing Winter Olympics will represent the Chinese spirit and have sufficient extensibility and imagination. Xiao Yong said.

Wang Rongxuan, a 21-year-old junior whose design is based on the superposition of plants, animals and humans, particularly likes the mythical and legendary elements of the design and hopes that the 2022 Winter Olympics mascots will select young peoples works.

The mascot is an important element of the visual image system and landscape design of the Olympic Games. It is also the most popular and memorable Olympic brand image. On August 8 this year, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee launched a mascot collection campaign, which attracted wide public attention. People from all walks of life at home and abroad have recommended the mascot scheme to the Winter Olympic Organizing Committee in various forms. Liao Quan, Vice Minister of Cultural Activities of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, introduced that in order to fully demonstrate the concept of sharing and opening up the Olympic Games, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee has carried out multi-dimensional and multi-perspective collection and promotion activities. It is reported that after the closing of the collection, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee will organize an expert review meeting, through preliminary and re-evaluation, selected 10 award-winning works, the final design will be released in the second half of 2019. (End) Source: Xinhua News Agency New Media Line Author: Wang Yong, Ji Ye Responsible Editor: Cao Lie-e_NS1806

The mascot is an important element of the visual image system and landscape design of the Olympic Games. It is also the most popular and memorable Olympic brand image. On August 8 this year, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee launched a mascot collection campaign, which attracted wide public attention. People from all walks of life at home and abroad have recommended the mascot scheme to the Winter Olympic Organizing Committee in various forms.