The Taiyuan culture and tourism bureau announced on Nov 15 that it is staging a competition for members of the public to design a brand design or logo to promote the city's cultural and tourism image. 

Local officials said the designs would be collected from the public between Nov 16 and Dec 5. 

They said submissions should accurately reflect the characteristics of the capital and largest city of Shanxi province's culture and tourism resources, conform to the times and be rich in artistic appeal and visual impact. 

In terms of design motif and technical execution, the submission should be able to be reproduced in the print media, online media and social media -- and be suitable for use in various events and occasions, such as marketing activities and public relations promotions. 

All organizations, enterprises, institutions and individuals from home and abroad are welcome to participate. 

The only channel for submission is and the email should contain the author's name and phone number. 

The first prize winner of the logo competition will get a reward of 20,000 yuan ($2,846) and a certificate from Taiyuan culture and tourism bureau. 

The first prize design will be adopted as the final logo.