New7Wonders News Room

Countdown to the Official Inauguration of La Habana

CHICHÉN ITZÁ, MEXICO: Just 14 days now until the Official Inauguration of La Habana, Cuba, as one of the New7Wonders Cities. The inauguration begins on Tuesday, 7 June, with the unveiling of the New7Wonders CityMark icon monument at the Explanada de la Punta, and this will be followed by a celebration at the Plaza de […] Read More →

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New7Wonders preliminary report on Chichén Itzá

ZURICH: New7Wonders has completed the first part of the Official New7Wonders VII (Verification, Information and Improvement) process for Chichén Itzá, one of the New7Wonders of the World. A preliminary report has been sent to the relevant authorities and civil organisations, for them to consider and respond to. The New7Wonders VII is the ongoing audit programme […] Read More →

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New7Wonders visit to Chichén Itzá for Verification

ZURICH: New7Wonders has completed its visit to Chichén Itzá, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, as part of the Official New7Wonders VII (Verification, Information and Improvement) process. The N7W VII is the ongoing audit programme conducted by New7Wonders as the world authority for the voted Wonders, to ensure they are able to […] Read More →

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Zaha Hadid: A tribute

ZURICH: The Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, who died yesterday in Miami aged 65, was a distinguished member of the New7Wonders Panel of Experts on two occasions: The New7Wonders of the World and the New7Wonders Cities campaigns. Bernard Weber, the Founder-President of New7Wonders, remembers a remarkable woman, an inspirational designer and a friend of New7Wonders: “I […] Read More →

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“Have a Wonderful New Year!” says Bernard Weber

Zurich, Switzerland: Dear friends of New7Wonders, I send you my best wishes for New Year’s Day. As we enter 2016, we are full of hope for the future and we want to share this message of optimism with the world. The last 12 months have been marked by many noteworthy achievements and as we reflect […] Read More →

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A Monument for Vigan: New7Wonders City celebrates

The festivities marking the Official Inauguration of Vigan as one of the New7Wonders Cities culminated with the installation of a specially-commissioned bronze plaque that confirms its place in the “canon of 7”. During the ceremonies, a party atmosphere filled the streets of the capital of Ilocos Sur province in the Philippines. The Official Inauguration of […] Read More →

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Vigan officially inaugurated as a New7Wonders City

VIGAN, the Philippines: Historic Vigan in the province of Ilocos Sur was officially inaugurated as a New7Wonders City last night. Established in the 16th century, Vigan represents a fusion of cultural elements from the Philippines, China and Europe, creating a city that is without equal in Asia. Among the dignitaries attending the ceremony held within […] Read More →

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Vigan: A New7Wonders City is cast in bronze

The Official New7Wonders Cities Inauguration ceremonies for Vigan will take place in the Philippines on Wednesday, 6 May. A highlight of the event will be the unveiling of the specially-commissioned bronze commemorative plaque, which was cast in the Kunstgießerei München, a famous foundry in the heart of Munich, Germany, where metal becomes memory using a […] Read More →

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The Future Is Clean: New7Wonders supports Solar Impulse mission

Abu Dhabi / Zurich: Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are piloting the first round-the-world flight without using any fossil fuel, just solar energy, and New7Wonders is supporting their historic adventure with an initiative that shares the mission’s goal of using clean technologies and renewable energy. The Solar Impulse plane took off from Abu Dhabi this […] Read More →

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New7Wonders Completes Verification of China Great Wall

Zurich / Beijing: New7Wonders today announces the successful completion of the first of its N7W VII programmes (Verification, Information and Improvement), designed to evaluate the status of each of the voted New7Wonders. The programme includes an on-site visit, information gathering, reporting, analysis and a series of recommendations for improvement where necessary. China Great Wall underwent […] Read More →

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