Sunday, August 12, 2007

Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni

Nini - swallow (pin)
In the ancient culture of China, there is a grand tradition of spreading good wishes through signs and symbols.Prosperity, happiness, passion, health and good luck will be spread to every continent as Fuwa carry their invitation to Beijing 2008 to every part of the globe.Fuwa also embody both the landscape and the dreams and aspirations of people from every part of the vast country of China. In their origins and their headpieces, you can see the five elements of nature -- the sea, forest, fire, earth and sky -- all stylistic rendered in ways that represent the deep traditional influences of Chinese folk art and ornamentation.

Here the Fuwa,the Chinese Mascots for the Olympic Games in 2008.They represent the sea,forests,fire,Earth and Heaven.

Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni

Welcome to Peking
Beibei fish
jingjing panda
huanhuan olympic flame
yingying tibetan antelope
nini swallow

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