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Wednesday, 28 September 2005

Logo For Beijing Olympics Unveiled

The environmental logo for the Beijing 2008 Olympics was unveiled on September 24th at the Beijing Youth Palace.

The logo is a composition of human and a tree, they are both reaching to the sky representing the harmonious unification of man and nature.

Liu Jingmin, vice mayor of Beijing and executive vice president of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG), said:

"To ensure Green Olympics not only needs the government support and the efforts of BOCOG, but also depends on the participation of the public. The release of the logo will help to promote the various educational activities organized by BOCOG to encourage citizens to live a green life, to take part in green activities and to support the Green Olympics."

"Green Olympics" is one of the three themes of the Beijing 2008 Games, the other two being "People's Olympics" and "Hi-Tech Olympics".

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