The Official Emblem of the 22nd version of the FIFA WorldCup was disclosed today as FIFA and host nation Qatar arrived at another real achievement headed for the world's most prominent football masterpiece.
The Official Emblem of the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup was uncovered today as FIFA and host country Qatar reached another major milestone on the road to the world’s prominent football showpiece.
With thousands of spectators witnessing the synchronised projection of the emblem onto a number of the country’s most iconic buildings, including Burj Doha, Katara Cultural Village Amphitheatre, Ministry of Interior, Souq Waqif and Msheireb and Al Zubarah Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Places where the official logo of the World Cup revealed
The official logo of the World Cup revealed by displaying it on the facades of buildings and landmarks in Qatar and around the world:
In Doha the emblem revealed at Katara Cultural Village at the Amphitheatre, National Archives Building in Msheireb, Doha Tower in West Bay, Ministry of Interior. Outside of Doha, the emblem will be revealed at Zubarah Fort.
The logo revealed in the following Arab countries: Kuwait (Kuwait Towers), Muscat (Opera House), and Beirut (Raouche Rock) , Amman (Royal Hotel), Algeria (Opera House), Tunisia (Hammamet), Rabat (Corniche Rabat), and Iraq (Baghdad Tower, Tahrir Square).
United States of America
The logo displayed on giant screens in The US in New York (Times Square, Broadway, between the streets of 44 and 45, and New York),
In South America the logo displayed on giant screens at the following locations: Argentina (General Pazy 15 de Augusto, and Bowens Iris), Brazil (Metro Dominican Sea Station, So Paulo), Chile (A Kennedy, Padre Hortado, Santiago), and Mexico (Principe Street, Mexico City).
The logo screened in Europe in the following locations: in England (London, Westfield Stratford City, Four Dials; Westfield Square, Westfield; Canary Wharf and Leicester Square), France (Gare du Nord, Paris), Germany (Berlin Train Station), Italy (Sempione, Acropolis, Arco della Pace, Milano, Spain (Callao, Madrid).
The logo displayed in Turkey via giant screens in Yildiz, Zuharat Baba, Bachisir Kism, Tasdelin, Mimar Sinan, Kafirga, Harbay, Markaz, Barbados, Levazim, South Africa (Alice Street, Sandton, Johannesburg).
Russia saw the revealing of the logo at Moscow (Noviy Arbat 2).
In the Asian region, the logo revealed in India (Babulnath Junction, Mumbai) and also in South Korea (Coeux, Seoul).
The logo revealed in Johannesburg (Alice Lane, Sandton)
The concept behind the logo is related to the culture of the region, with wavy shapes being reminiscent of desert dunes and symbols that relate to Arab culture and football. Despite the controversy surrounding the location and change of schedule to the event from the summer to the winter, FIFA have remained steadfast in keeping the tournament in the country in order to expand the sport globally and include more regions in the hosting process.