A mosaic is a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of hard material, such as stone, tile, or glass. This pertains to the 2036 Olympics, as the idea of "Mosaic" is central to the Games plan. First, It refers to the people. Turkey is a country of many ethnicities, religions, classes, and even continents. All have come together, in harmony, to become a vivid land full of diversity, that are ready to enthusiastically host the 2036 Games. Second, it refers to the logo. The logo is reminiscent of a design that one might see on a Turkish Mosaic Lamp hanging in the many bazaars throughout Turkey. They are hand crafted and the skill has been passed down, generation to generation, for hundreds of years. These lamps, when illuminated, cast a diversity of colors throughout an area, inviting all around. Third, it refers to the theme. Istanbul 2036's theme of "Illuminate the World" is in reference to these vivid lamps. The Turkish people stand ready to welcome the athletes, coaches, officials and visitors to the 2036 Olympic Games, and through this experience, help them illuminate the future.