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Poland’s Masurian Lake District receives New7Wonders of Nature Recognition Award

Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, presented the first New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award to Poland’s Masurian Lake District today in Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The Masurian Lake District, one of the top 14 Finalists in the global voting campaign, received the New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award “For the most visible local, national…

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New7Wonders of Nature Recognition Award for Poland’s Masurian Lake District

Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, will present the first New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award to Poland’s Masurian Lake District at government buildings in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, on Thursday, 27 September. The Masurian Lake District, one of the top 14 Finalists in the global voting campaign, receives the New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition…

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Brussels: Euro MPs admire Masuria in 3D

The Espace Léopold in Brussels, home of the European Parliament, played host last night to Matthew Obarek’s “It’s Masuria not …” exhibition that promotes the candidacy of the Masurian Lake District in the New7Wonders of Nature. Along with works by leading Polish photographers Richard Czerwinski, Mieczyslaw Wieliczka, Andrzej Stachurski and Wojciech Wojcik, the exhibition included…

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From Peru to Poland, a week of voting presidents

It began last Saturday in Peru, where President Ollanta Humala voted for The Amazon, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature, which is shared by Peru along with Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. Then, on Wednesday, the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, asked all Indonesians…

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Three Polish presidents supporting Poland’s Finalist

Today in Warsaw, three presidents of Poland, Lech Wałęsa, Bronisław Komorowski and Aleksander Kwaśniewski, met the president of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, in a display of solidarity with the Polish Finalist in the New7Wonders of Nature, the Masurian Lake District. The occasion for the meeting was the handing over of the Official Certificate of Participation for…

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Pope Benedict XVI supports Masurian Lake District

In a major boost for the Masurian Lake District in the New7Wonders of Nature, Pope Benedict XVI has expressed his support for the Polish candidate. At a press conference today in Warsaw, the explorer and adventurer Jacek Pałkiewicz, revealed that he had received an unprecedented message from the Pope. “The Holy Father is offering his…

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Celebrating the source of the Amazon in Peru

In 1996, an expedition team led by the Polish adventurer Jacek Palkiewicz confirmed the source of the Amazon River at the foot of Mount Quehuisha in the Peruvian Andes. Today, Jacek Palkiewicz is an Ambassador of the Masurian Lake District, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. Coincidentally, the Amazon is…

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Poland makes a final push for Masurian votes

Thursday was “World School Vote Day” in all schools and educational institutions in Poland and in Polish institutes internationally for the Masurian Lake District, the country’s Finalist in the New7Wonders of Nature. The initiative was supported by Poland’s Ministry of Education. The World School Vote Day” was preceded by a press conference in Warsaw at…

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Polish President visits Masuria and votes for Masuria

The President of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski, recently visited and voted for the Masurian Lake District, the Polish Finalist in the New7Wonders of Nature. He also appealed to all Poles to vote in the global campaign. While visiting the Masurian Lake District, President Komorowski opened an eco-marina on Lake Niegocin. “I am pleased with the new…

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Poland to push Masurian Lake District campaign to 500 million Europeans

Poland has taken over the rotating presidency of the European Union for the first time since it joined the bloc in 2004. Its priorities for the six-month term include building relations with the EU’s eastern and southern neighbours, and encouraging economic growth. Promoting the Masurian Lake District in the New7Wonders of Nature is also on…

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