Foundation announces Olympic flag design winner

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Taipei Times
Date: Feb 16, 2017
By: Cheng Hung-ta and Chen Wei-han / Staff reporters

The Taiwan People News Culture and Arts Foundation yesterday announced the results

From left, Wang Chao-ching, Lee Po-feng and AnnieC in Taipei yesterday hold their entries in a contest to design a Taiwanese Olympic flag. Photo: Liao Cheng-huei, Taipei Times

of an Olympic flag design competition, with hopes award-winning designs might replace Taiwan’s Olympic flag, the foundation said.

Wang Chao-ching’s (王朝慶) De Facto Existence and International Coexistence won first prize, with AnnieC’s Taiwanese Olympic Team second and Lee Po-feng’s (李白峰) Pride of Taiwan, Top of the World claiming third.

Artist Chen Tzu-fu (陳子福), winner of a Golden Horse lifetime achievement award, was given special recognition, along with nine works named as finalists.

More than 200 entries were judged by a panel consisting of scriptwriter/director Wu Nien-jen (吳念真), graphic designer Nieh Yung-chen (聶永真), Olympic track and field medalist Chi Cheng (紀政), comic artist Yu-fu (魚夫) and University of Taipei professor of visual arts Su Jen-ming (蘇振明), foundation chairman Chen Yung-hsing (陳永興) said.

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