Olympic Mascots Revealed

Beijing Olympic officials revealed the five mascots for the 2008 Beijing Olympic games at the ceremony to mark 1000 days to go.

The mascots are based on the following popular Chinese animals:

- the fish Beibei

Beijing Olympic mascot

- the panda Jingjing

Beijing Olympic mascot

- fire Huanhuan

Beijing Olympic mascot

- the tibetan antelope Yinying

Beijing Olympic mascot

- the swallow Nini

Beijing Olympic mascot

The reading of the first syllable of each of the nicknames translates into English, “Beijing Welcomes You”.

Posted by Mike 13 years ago

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dolores - November 4, 2006 @ 11:39 am

Where can I purchase the Friendlies stuffed animals?

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