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Viewing Table Mountain through the Signal Hill frame

A giant yellow picture frame, the second in a series of such structures to be introduced across Cape Town, has been unveiled on Signal Hill, providing a perfect vantage point for visitors to compose a photograph of themselves, friends and family with Table Mountain as the spectacular backdrop. The 2.8m tall by 4m wide frame…

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New7Wonders legacy project puts Table Mountain in the frame

To mark World Tourism Day today, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille unveiled a large picture frame that offers a unique view of Table Mountain, one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The 2.8m tall by 4m wide frame by local artist Porky Hefer is a permanent interactive artwork and is part of the Table Mountain…

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Forres pupils sing “The Wonders we have chosen”

“We are committed to providing a balanced and dynamic education for every child, with the belief that children are unique and that individual minds learn differently,” says Kim van der Hoven, Head of Forres Preparatory School in Rondebosch, one of the southern suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa. Rondebosch shares its western border with the…

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Visit7Wonders: a new global tourism platform for the New7Wonders of Nature

Visit7Wonders launched in Dubai on 7 May 2013: A new global tourism platform bringing together the New7Wonders of Nature from across the world was announced today at one the leading international travel fairs, the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. The New7Wonders of Nature, elected following a global four-year campaign with hundreds of millions of votes,…

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Table Mountain inauguration celebrations continue in Pretoria

The celebrations marking the Official Inauguration of Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders of Nature moved to Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa, yesterday with the unveiling of a memorial plaque at the headquarters of South African National Parks in Muckleneuk. Speaking in Muckleneuk, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, said the inauguration ceremonies…

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Table Mountain makes headlines following New7Wonders of Nature inauguration

The joyful ceremonies that accompanied the Official Inauguration of Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders of Nature yesterday in Cape Town were the subject of extensive coverage in South African and global media: “Table Mountain secures spot on ‘new wonders’ list“, CNN International: “One of the most recognizable mountains in the world just got…

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Table Mountain officially inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature

Cape Town, South Africa: The Official Inauguration of Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders of Nature took place at a ceremony held at the foot of the iconic mountain earlier this morning. Patricia de Lille, Executive Mayor of Cape Town, unveiled the specially-cast bronze plaque in front of 41 international delegates and said the…

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South Africa gets ready to celebrate Africa’s Wonder of Nature: Table Mountain

Ceremonies marking the Official Inauguration of Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders of Nature begin on Sunday in Cape Town and continue on Monday in Pretoria. Guests will include local dignitaries, representatives from New7Wonders and delegates from the other New7Wonders of Nature sites. “The Official Inauguration of Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders…

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Indian President visits South Africa’s new Wonder of Nature: Table Mountain

“Just a day after the New7Wonders Foundation based in Switzerland confirmed that the Table Mountain here has been given the ‘official’ status of one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature following a global voting process, President Pratibha Patil on Friday became the first international dignitary to visit Cape Town’s famous icon, which is around…

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Table Mountain confirmed as one of the New7Wonders of Nature

Cape Town/Zurich: Table Mountain’s status as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature has become official after an international audit confirmed the result of a global voting process. New7Wonders has confirmed that Table Mountain’s “provisional” status after international voting closed on 11 November 2011 has been changed to “official”. The results followed three years…

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