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olympic 2024 Paris mascots gets controversial in France

It is a symbol of revolution and freedom, a symbol of struggle. It’s a hat. From Notre Dame to the Eiffel Tower, it has been an icon for centuries. Yes, it’s still a hat. Specifically, it is the Phrygian cap, the red bonnet worn by Marianne, the artistic personification of the Free French Republic. The hat was unveiled this week as the official mascot of the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics, featuring the much-revived cartoon image. Fluffy panda mascots are the most common mascots of the Winter Olympics


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“It was the French spirit that made us a slightly different country,” explained Paris 2024 fire director Julie Matihine in a video celebrating the unveiling of the mascot.

The official mascot for the Paris 2024 Olympics is… a hat.

Organizers say it’s a nod to the spirit of the French revolution. Critics see something different.https://t.co/iqCjlF4dMV

— NPR (@NPR) November 15, 2022

Like the national spirit meets the Olympic spirit, the mascot is packed into nearly 10,000 products, from plush toys to hoodies, electronics and bags.

It is a symbol of revolution and freedom, a symbol of struggle. It’s a hat. It has been an icon for centuries, from Notre Dame to the Eiffel Tower. Yes, it’s still a hat. Specifically, it is the Phrygian cap, the red bonnet worn by Marianne, the artistic personification of the Free French Republic.

The hat was unveiled this week as the official mascot of. The 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics, featuring the much-revived cartoon image. “It was the French spirit that made us a slightly different country,”. Explained Paris 2024 fire director Julie Matihin in a video celebrating the unveiling of the mascot.

Like the national spirit meets the Olympic spirit. The mascot is packed into nearly 10,000 products, from plush toys to hoodies, electronics and bags. The mascots are called Phryges – Olympic Phryge and Paralympic Phryge. Before we start answering them, it should be noted that the Paris 2024 mascot has done something important, even revolutionary. Aside from the fact that Paralympic Frigg has a racing blade while his opponent has a leg, they are almost identical.

These mascots are different breed

This is a far cry from previous Games, where Olympic and Paralympic mascots often have different colors and designs. Or are represented by different species. For example, at the 2016 Rio Olympics, one mascot was a cat-like chimera. While the other was a very cute tree. For Paris 2024, it was a way to emphasize that athletes competing in the Olympic. And Paralympic Games are athletes, despite their differences in appearance and events.

“They are together, it’s one world, one family,” said Joachim Roncin, who worked on the design of the mascot.

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