The 2019 Men’s Basketball World Cup Logo is released, derived from Peking Opera like Two Dragon Balls
The 2019 Men’s Basketball World Cup Logo is released, derived from Peking Opera like “Two Dragon Balls”
On March 21st, Beijing time, FIBA FIBA officially announced that the official logo of the 2019 Men’s Basketball World Cup will be officially unveiled at the launch ceremony in Shanghai.It is reported that the design of the emblem was inspired by Beijing Opera, one of the most iconic cultural elements in China, and it also resembles the pattern of the two dragon opera beads. FIBA FIBA announced this news on its official Weibo.According to the logo released by its official micro, the upper left half is the FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP in black artistic font, which is the official English name of the men’s basketball World Cup; the lower left half is the red China 2019, which reveals the country (China) And game time (2019).The right half resembles the shape of a Peking Opera mask, while the shape of a basketball is round. According to FIBA’s official micro introduction, the design inspiration for the World Cup emblem comes from the Peking Opera actors using all kinds of Facebook to show the world the legendary stories of the powerful people, which symbolizes the spirit including wisdom, persistence, strength and perfectionIt is also the spirit necessary for the players and national teams participating in the World Cup to win. In addition, this emblem has another meaning, which is also rich in the elements of Chinese culture-resembling the ancient Chinese legend of the two dragons, the basketball is flying in each basketball game, and the fierce competition between the athletes of both sides,It is also like that in the traditional Chinese dragon dance, two dragons are flying up and down around a pearl, and are ever-changing.FIBA official pointed out: In the 2019 Basketball World Cup stage, the Naismith Cup (championship trophy) is this shiny pearl, and only the newly crowned world champion can own it. It is reported that many heavyweight guests from the sports and political circles witnessed the release of this Logo at the launch ceremony. They include: Patrick Bow-Man, Secretary General of the International Basketball Association and member of the International Olympic Committee, men’s basketball in 2019World Cup Coordination Committee Chairman Burton Shipley, Shanghai Deputy Mayor Weng Tiehui, Assistant Director General of the National Sports Administration Li Yingchuan, Men’s Basketball World Cup Promotion Ambassador and Chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association Yao Ming.In addition, many FIBA partners from home and abroad were also present. According to the arrangement of the FIBA, this Basketball World Cup will be held from August 31 to September 15, 2019. The venue of the competition covers 8 cities in China, namely: Beijing, Foshan, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.Participating in this year’s men’s basketball World Cup reached 32 teams, the Chinese men’s basketball team by virtue of the host status, has already locked in advance qualification. The 2019 Men’s Basketball World Cup qualifier will ignite the battle in November this year. The qualifier will be a two-year competition involving teams from 80 countries and regions, and a total of 31 tickets other than China will be decided.The draw ceremony of this men’s World Cup qualifier will be held in Guangzhou, China on May 7 this year.