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Indonesia celebrates Official Inauguration of Komodo

DENPASAR, BALI, INDONESIA: Komodo National Park has been officially inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The colourful ceremony was attended by the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and First Lady Ani Yudhoyono; the former vice president of Indonesia, Jusuf Kalla, the Founder-President of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, members of the Indonesian government, including [...] Read More →

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77 Milestones for New7Wonders

Heard about the “Sydney Splash”? It took place in September 2000 when Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, landed a seaplane in Sydney Harbour to highlight the official nomination of Sydney Opera House as a candidate in the New7Wonders of the World campaign. The dramatic touchdown took place one week before the 2000 Olympics Games began [...] Read More →

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Argentina and Brazil host joint inauguration party for Iguazu Falls

In the first part of our series reviewing the Official Inauguration celebrations for the New7Wonders of Nature, we visited the Philippines. That trip was followed by a journey to Vietnam, and today we’re on the border of Argentina and Brazil recalling the Official Inauguration of Iguaza Falls. The candidacy of these magnificent displays of falling [...] Read More →

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President Aquino: “A special day for all Filipinos, at home and abroad.”

A year of Official Inauguration celebrations for the New7Wonders of Nature began in April in the Philippines with ceremonies in Manila and at the site of the wonder itself, the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR), in Palawan Province. The focal point of each of the two events was the unveiling of a specially-commissioned bronze plaque [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders marks a year of joyful global ceremonies

Starting here tomorrow, and continuing until the end of the year, we’ll be presenting a review of the New7Wonders of Nature Official Inaugurations ceremonies that took place around the world this year. Our voyage in the coming days will take us from the Philippines to Peru and from Vietnam to South Africa. Along the way, [...] Read More →

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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 [...] Read More →

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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 [...] Read More →

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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 [...] Read More →

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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 [...] Read More →

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