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Official APEC 2017 logo selected

Released at: 21:00, 16/01/2017 APEC Viet Nam 2017

Official APEC 2017 logo selected

The winning logo depicts stylised images of paddles and Lac birds.

by Nguyen Quoc

A contest to design a logo for the 2017 APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) forum announced its winner on January 16, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reports.

The first prize worth 30 million VND ($1,329) went to the design of a group from the branding agency Mark&B Vietnam.

The winning logo depicts stylised images of paddles and Lac birds, which were often carved on Dong Son drum, an iconic item of Vietnam’s ancient Dong Son culture.

It focuses on circular movement of symbols, which represents a dynamic APEC. 

The logo will be used as the official logo of the 2017 Year and other APEC-related activities in Vietnam.

Organised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the logo contest received 234 submissions from 92 candidates living across 20 provinces and cities nationwide.

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