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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…

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Bernard Weber: “2013 set to be another wonderful year”

Dear Supporters and Friends of New7Wonders As we come to the end of 2012, I recall with pride and excitement the fantastic events that took place this year to honour and celebrate six of the seven New7Wonders of Nature. We have crossed the world from Asia, to South America, to Africa, to conduct the Official…

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Bernard Weber condemns the destruction of New 7 Wonders of the World Finalist Timbuktu

Zurich, Switzerland: The Founder-President of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, has condemned the reported destruction by extremists of shrines, mosques and manuscripts in Timbuktu. “The damage being done to the ancient Sufi heritage of Timbuktu by these extremists is very similar to the demolition of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan by the Taliban in 2001,” Bernard Weber…

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New7Wonders Founder-President responds to questions

After calling for a conversation about the work of New7Wonders, Founder-President, Bernard Weber, responds to questions in this video message posted on YouTube. Speaking from his office in the Heidi Weber Museum in Zurich, Switzerland, Bernard Weber also urged the internet community to get involved in the latest New7Wonders campaign, New7Wonders Cities. Bernard Weber responds…

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New7Wonders Founder-President calls for conversation

Bernard Weber, the Founder-President of New7Wonders, is calling for a conversation about the work of the organization in a video message posted on YouTube. He’s urging internet users the world over to use Moderator, the YouTube function that allows people to ask questions in text and video form, to engage with him regarding the challenges…

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New7Wonders team celebrates campaign success

The Munich-based New7Wonders team recently celebrated its role in bringing the New7Wonders of Nature campaign to a successful conclusion with a festive evening in the Bavarian capital. The hectic weeks leading up to the final day of voting on 11.11.11 were recalled, and the achievement of maintaining the 24/7 campaign across the world was toasted….

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The New7Wonders of Nature are…

The first count of the global vote to elect the New7Wonders of Nature has been announced. In alphabetical order, they are: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Table Mountain. The announcement of the provisional New7Wonders of Nature Announcing the results at the headquarters of the New7Wonders Foundation in Zurich,…

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Top 14 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature

Based on the counting of votes at this point, New7Wonders can now reveal the names of the top 14 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. They are, in alphabetical order: Amazon, Bu Tinah Island, Dead Sea, Great Barrier Reef, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeita Grotto, Jeju Island, Kilimanjaro, Komodo, Masurian Lake District, Puerto Princesa Underground…

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New7Wonders Founder-President says “Thanks!”

Zurich/Switzerland : Now that voting for the New7Wonders of Nature has ended and counting of the votes has begun, I would like to express my sincere thanks for your support during the campaign. By taking the time to take part, you have shown that you care about something that is very important to all of…

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New7Wonders launches New7Wonders Cities

Zurich/Switzerland: New7Wonders today announces the launch of New7Wonders Cities, its third global voting campaign, following the man-made New 7 Wonders of the World and the New7Wonders of Nature. Nominations can be submitted online at http://cities.n7w.com up to December 31, 2011, and people all around the world are requested to suggest their favourite cities to be…

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