As the second stage of the development of the visual identity of the Special Olympics 2022 World Winter Games in Kazan has kicked off, three ideas proposed by the first stage winners will create a core for an overall visual image of the project.
The WorldSkills General Assembly, which was due to be hosted in Dublin, Ireland, this year was held online in response to the pandemic, and brought together representatives from more than 70 countries. The event took place on 13 and 14 October, and included two sessions. In addition, a special session will be held on 20 October to discuss issues related to WorldSkills Shanghai 2021.
The results of the contest for designing the logo for the 2022 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Kazan were summarised. The jury determined three winners. Their ideas would be developed by expert design agencies, then submitted to the contest commission for a second consideration. The final version of the visual image will be presented until the end of 2020.
Today, on September 10, Russian Minister of Sports, Oleg Matytsin, visited Kazan on a business trip. During his stay, he had a meeting with Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan. They discussed the challenges of promoting sport and fitness in the region, the progress of the Sport: a Norm of Life Federal Project (part of the Demographics National Project), the development of a state-of-the-art sports infrastructure, and the ways of encouraging the population to exercise regularly.
Today’s session of the 100tatarstan.com project featured a panel discussion, Kazan as the Centre of Attraction and Development in Aquatics. Oleg Matytsin, the Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation, was one of the speakers.
The Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation in cooperation with the Special Olympics of Russia initiated the All-Russian contest for designing the logo of the 2022 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Kazan. The Directorate for Sports and Social Projects acts as the organizer of the contest.
During the 100% Tatarstan Online Forum, Maksim Denisov, Director General of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects, spoke about the bidding campaign organization for the major international events. The forum has started on August 30 and will continue for 2 weeks during which panel discussions, broadcasts of opinion leaders, interviews, and master classes will be held on the online platform.
Today the celebration of TASSR's 100th anniversary flag took place in the City Hall of Kazan during the solemn meeting on the upcoming Kazan City Day. The current Mayor of Kazan, Ilsur Metshin, took part in the ceremony and attached Kazan's coat of arms badge on the flag.
Special Olympic Russia and Special Olympics International inform that Kazan, Russia will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games in 2022 with a key aim of transforming the lives and prospects of people with intellectual disabilities across Russia.