The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Local Organising Committee (LOC) and FIFA will unveil the Official Emblem of Russia 2018 at a ceremony in Moscow on 28 October 2014.
The Official Emblem is the core element of the Russia 2018 brand and the ceremony marks one of the crucial stages for the LOC on the road to 2018. Over the next four years, for millions of fans around the world, it will become a symbol of the tournament’s values and traditions, and of the distinctive character of Russia as the host nation.
“The emblem is the visual representation of the tournament. Winning the right to host the FIFA World Cup was a dream come true for millions of Russians. To creatively capture the essence of this remarkable historic moment inspiration was drawn from both Russia’s rich artistic tradition and its history of bold achievement and innovation,” said the Chairman of the Russia 2018 LOC, Vitaly Mutko. “I hope that fans around the world will appreciate and love the Russia 2018 Emblem.”