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Mascot for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games

Mascot for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games

The International Paralympic Committee revealed the Mascot for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games. The mascot is a ‘Divine Bird’ named Feifei, which is considered a messenger of joy and cultural distinction.

Key Points:

  • The mascot for the 4th Asian Para Games in Hangzhou depicts the fusion between the heritage of Hangzhou and its drive for technological innovation.
  • The design takes inspiration from the motif of the ‘Divine Bird’ that brings bliss and carries the desires for the coexistence between humans and nature harmoniously.
  • The first ‘fei’ in the word ‘Feifei’ depicts the bird’s flight, which implies inclusiveness, respect, and fraternity of human society.
  • The second ‘fei’ denotes the mental determination of the disabled athletes that pursue dreams and reach beyond themselves.
  • The pattern from her wings to cheeks represents the quintessential pattern of the Liangzhu Culture, and shows the dynamic beauty in the raised wings.
  • The crown has a letter ‘i’ that depicts her intelligence and represents Hangzhou as the ‘City of the Internet’, which blinks blue when she is happy or playing sports.
  • The ring on her chest consists of 45 dots, which symbolises joyful gathering of all Asian Paralympic Committee members.
  • The 4th Asian Paralympic Games will feature 22 sports with Para-Canoe and Taekwondo making their debuts in the games and will be held from 9 October to 15 October in 2022.

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