Donetsk symbol for Euro 2012 is a red diamond
12 Jan 2011 12:05 PM
Donetsk symbol for Euro 2012 is a red diamond. In addition, the city chose an advertising slogan.
The main criterion for selection was the image as a promising city of Donetsk, which is developing.
The motto of Donetsk became the slogan "Open your mind - open Donetsk!", Which is among the inhabitants of Donetsk was more popular than options "Donetsk - Ring of Valor and Glory" and "If there is a football paradise - it's our Donetsk!"
As noted by the author of the idea, Red Diamond has many meanings, symbolizing Donetsk. First, the letter D - the initial letter of the city, and a red-hot coal is gold and a symbol of Donetsk, the industrial capital of Ukraine. Second, the stylized roses - the pride of the city, the symbol of beauty and cultural development. Triangular shape symbolize slagheaps that distinguish Donetsk landscape from other cities of Ukraine.
Inhabitants of Donetsk chose The slogan and logo in a special competition. In the final part of competition there were three variations of the symbol and motto of the city.