The jury headed by film Director Fyodor Bondarchuk chose three contenders for the right to become the official mascot of the world championship on football which will pass in 2018 in Russia. This was announced at the ceremony three students who won the second round of the competition to create the mascots of the FIFA world Cup, according to the portal”Россия2018″.
In the first stage, we selected 10 variants of the mascot. The finals have not been the hero, far Eastern leopard, the Firebird, an alien, an astronaut, a bear and a robot.
The three finalists were selected by members of a special jury, in which, in addition to Bondarchuk, became the goalkeeper of Russian national team Igor Akinfeev, shot Tolstoganova Victoria actress, TV presenter Oksana Fedorova, producer Victor Drobysh, singer Polina Gagarina, participants of theatre “the Quartet And” Leonid Baratz, Rostislav Khait and the designer Igor Gurovich and Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “State sports lotteries” Armen Sargsyan.
The organizers have deliberately not show the created image is linked to the protection of intellectual property rights, the rights are not yet registered.
The work given in the design Studio, which will execute them on a professional level. And in September held a nationwide vote, the results of which will be chosen the official mascot of the FIFA world Cup 2018.