The Friendlies



Beijing to crack down on street peddlers selling fake mascots

Authorities in Beijing will launch a week-long campaign from Thursday to root out street peddlers selling fake Olympics mascots.

Friendlies abandoned as name for mascots

There's no formal notice, but they've done all legal process for the name switch.


Designer of the Chinese Seal

The Chinese Seal of the Beijing Olympics has been drawing the world's attention ever since its introduction to the public on Aug 3, 2003.


Han Meilin, designer of the Friendlies

Reporter: How much did the Olympics organization committee pay for your work?Han: I don't want any payment, besides the copyright, but the committee rewarded me one yuan.

Rest Candidates

Top 10 Designs for Beijing Olympics - Second Placed

No.1833 Designer: Decoration Department, Fine Arts Institute of Tsing University


Top 10 Designs for Beijing Olympics - Third Place

No. 1747Designer: Xie Jianjun


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