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Monday, 27 June 2005

One World, One Dream

The slogan for the 2008 Beijing Olympics will be "One World, One Dream."

Liu Qi, president of Beijing's Olympic organising committee, said that the slogan:

"embodies the common aspiration of the 1.3 billion Chinese people in establishing a world of peace and better future,".

The slogan was picked out of 210,000 proposals in Chinese, French, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages.

The slogan was announced on Sunday, at a gala in the city's Workers Stadium featuring; breakdancers, basketball players performing with a military band, and television celebrities.

The ceremony was televised live.

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