World Youth Day Rio celebrated its first big moment; the announcement of the logo. Yesterday during a ceremony with 100 Brazilian bishops the National Committee unveiled the Logo for the Brazilian WYD.
The main colors of the Logo are green, blue and yellow the same as the Brazilian flag and the elements have a meaning, the heart is the heart of the disciple the, green on the top is the Corcovado the mount where the Christ the Redeemer stands. The white cross is the WYD Cross, in yellow we can see the iconic Christ the Redeemer and the blue means the sea coast of Rio de Janeiro.
The Logo was designed by Gustavo Huguenin a 25 years old from Brazil.
At the ceremony he said “For me is a great joy know my job will be used in the biggest catholic event in the world and it will be associated with a personal meeting between the youth and god himself “
Below find the official video for Logo’s launch which show cases of the Rio de Janeiro’s beauty the location of WYD 2013