In Day of knowledge starts competition of talismans of Sochi - 2014Organizing committee “ Sochi 2014 “ opens the All-Russia competition of ideas of talismans of the Olympic and Paralimpijsky Games in Sochi. For the first time in history the Olympic movement each inhabitant of the country within three months can offer the variant of a talisman, having sent the demand for a competition portal.
the winner will be chosen by national voting by means of phone and sms - on February, 7th, 2011, is equal three years prior to Games in Sochi. Results of voting will be declared on the air.
“ the talisman of Games becomes a symbol with which will be assotsiirovat Games in Sochi. The talisman should reflect national and cultural features of Russia, correspond to a spirit of the age, cause positive emotions and promote advancement of the Olympic and Paralimpijsky ideals. Therefore we have made unprecedented decision - to create our talisman all country. Yes, it is a call, but we are ready to provide all conditions that the voice of everyone has been heard “ - Dmitry Chernyshenko, the president of Organizing committee " has declared; Sochi 2014 “.
Winners of Competition will receive certificates on reception of two tickets for opening of XXII Olympic winter games or XI Paralimpijsky winter games of 2014 in Sochi depending on a victory in a nomination “ Olympic “ or “ Paralimpijsky “ the talisman, informs a press - Organizing committee service “ Sochi - 2014 “.