Each vivid and lovely Fuwa has a rhyming two-syllable name with personified shape – a traditional way of expressing affection for children in China. Beibei is the Fish, Jingjing is the Panda, Huanhuan is the Olympic Flame, Yingying is the Tibetan Antelope and Nini is the Swallow. When put together Beijing Huan Ying Ni –they say ‘Welcome to Beijing”, offering a warm invitation that reflects the mission of Fuwa as young ambassadors for the Beijing Olympic Games. Fuwa draw on their colors and inspirations from Olympic Rings, natural characteristics, rivers and mountains and the most popular animals in China. Each of the Mascots symbolizes a different wonderful blessing prosperity, happiness, passion, health and good luck, respectively.