The 18th Gymnasiade will be held in Jinjiang, Fujian, China in 2020. On December 8th, at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Culture Industry Week of Jinjiang City, Liu Wenru, Secretary of Jinjiang Municipal Party Committee, along with the Promotion Ambassador responsible for the bidding of the Gymnasiade, officially launched the global solicitations of the theme song and mascot design for the 18th Gymnasiade. The total prize of the two solicitations exceeds one million yuan.
The prizes for the theme song consists of 200,000 yuan for one outstanding winner, 100,000 yuan for one first prize winner, and the rest will be distributed among several second and third prize winners and honorable mentions. For the mascot design, 10 pieces of designs will be shortlisted, among which one will be selected as the official mascot design and granted with a prize of 200,000 yuan. The remaining designs will be awarded with a prize of 20,000 yuan respectively. Additionally, there will also be a “Most Popular Award” and “Award of Public Participation” for both solicitations.
The deadline for submission is on June 7, 2018, and results will be announced on the following October, the anniversary of Jinjiang winning the bidof the 18th Gymnasiade. As mentioned by the organizer, after the announcement of the theme song, Jinjiang City will also invite famous singers to sing the song.
The official website for these two solicitations is the Jinjiang News Website at www.ijjnews.com. The Organization Committee will publish the specific requirements and submission methods of the works, as well as other relevant information on the official website. By then, you may visit the Jinjiang News Website and click on the event link on the homepage to learn more.
Additionally, Jinjiang City is also soliciting the script for the short film, “Youth Sports”, nationally. Please visit zuojiawang.com for details.