Madrid Launches World Youth Day Logo Contest

MADRID, Spain, MAY 7, 2009 ( The Archdiocese of Madrid is launching a competition to find a logo for the upcoming World Youth Day hosted by the city.

A prize of €15,000 ($20,115) will be awarded to the designer who submits the winning logo for the youth event, planned for Aug. 16-21, 2011.

Youth day organizers are looking for a unique, attractive and contemporary design to give a graphic identity to the event, a logo that will be used for the official Web site as well as various items in the pilgrim packet including a backpack, hat and fan.