About 10 000 people took part in the voting for new logo of EXPO 2017 Astana

ASTANA. July 23. KAZINFORM Yesterday evening at 12.00 according to Astana time voting for the new logo of the International specialized exhibition EXPO 2017 came to an end, Kazinform has learnt from astana.kz.

Kazakhstani citizens chose between seven variants of a logo, thereby contributing to formations of the new brand of EXPO exhibition in Astana.

Over 10 thousand people cast their votes for their favourites, as it is reported on the exhibiton's official website. Users themselves created voting pages in social networks Facebook, VK, Twitter. Wide discussion of new logo variants was held at news agencies websites and portals.

"In the course of the voting two leaders were detected with a small difference in the number of votes; and decision was made to bring the both logos for state commision's consideration which is to take place on July 26, 2013", note the organizers.

The leaders are the logo "Green energy" with the number of votes of 3088, and "Wind energy" with 2594 votes is second.

The logo "Green energy" combines a symbol of the new life and sustainable development "Sprout" and the closest energy association "Electrical plug" in a single image "Green energy". The form of the logo reflects the idea of EXPO 2017 on a full scale, emphasizes achievements of Kazakhstan in green technological approach, and it can also become a visiting card of "Energy of the future" and Astana all over the globe.

The logo "Wind energy" unifies symbols of renewable energy - solar, marine energy, Earth magnetic field energy and wind energy. In accordance with the theme of the exhibition "Energy of the future" bright and clear colours are used.

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