On the evening of Sept 10, the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 torch “Eternal Flame” was officially launched.
Family portrait of the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 torch
The design of the flame was overseen by Professor Wang Yun, head of the Industrial Design Institute of China Academy of Art, who led the team to complete it in one year.
The design team of “Eternal Flame”
Wang said that during the design process, they have been exploring the application of traditional Chinese culture in contemporary aesthetic design, and finally organically combined the traditional Chinese cultural symbol Jade Cong with the Asian Games. It’s success is attributed to teamwork and innovation.
At the same time, the costumes for the medal ceremony and flag-raising ceremony of the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 were officially released. They include a female medal presenter escort’s suit, a female tray holder’s suit and a male flag raiser's suit.
The design of the costumes was led by Wu Haiyan, a professor at the School of Design of China Academy of Art, who has long been a proponent of combining traditional aesthetics with current fashion and integrating traditional culture into modern life.
“Through the costumes for the Hangzhou Asian Games, I hope to show the Eastern charm and unique beauty of Hangzhou to audiences from all over the world,” she said.