A real Vorarlberg lady, sporty, active and open-minded – that’s how the mascot of the World Gymnaestrada 2019 should be. The organisers finally decided on a colourful cow as a symbol for the world’s biggest Gymnastics for All Festival. Now just a name still has to be found – vote for your favourite name here ...
A colourful cow is the World Gymnaestrada 2019 mascot! Gymnaestrada fans have until 31. August 2017 to choose the name.
As Marc Brugger, responsible for marketing and sponsorship, said “We have made the decision, which animal should represent the World Gymnaestrada 2019 and to be honest it was not an easy decision. What was important to us was that the mascot is the visual image of the event – regionally and at the same time being open-minded”.
The cow, an animal that is often found in pastures and on mountains in Vorarlberg, is a clear reference to the “Landle” (little province). Based on the motto of the World Gymnaestrada 2019 “Come together. Show your colours! “, this is not a classical brown cow but has a very colourful appearance – a symbol of the diversity of the over 20,000 participants from all over the world who will be visiting the gymnastics festival in 2019.
Gymnaestrada fans will choose the name of the mascot.
„Every mascot has a name. As the World Gymnaestrada 2019 is a Gymnastics for All event we all agreed that the general public should take part in the process of finding a name“explained Marie-Louise Hinterauer, the president of the organising committee.
Everyone can take part. You can choose from the following names: Anna, Ida, Emma, Sophie, Flora and Dorli.
You can vote on our special voting page. Start for the voting is 10. April. Closing date for voting is 31. August 2017.
The name of the mascot will be announced in autumn 2017.
Mascots will be available as from May.
All those who want to buy the Gymnaestrada mascot can do so as from May. The cow is a cuddly toy and will be available from the Online shop of the world Gymnaestrada 2019 (www.wg2019.at) as well as from the official merchandising store SASU, Schulgasse 20 in Dornbirn.