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New7Wonders Cities approaching the grand final stage

Zurich, Switzerland: With one week left to go in the current round of voting, the 21 cities competing in the Finalist stages of the worldwide New7Wonders Cities campaign are lining up for the next big qualification milestone. On 7 October, the Finalist cities will be reduced to 14, with one third leaving the campaign, and [...] Read More →

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Philippines President Proclaims Puerto Princesa Underground River Day

Zurich, Switzerland: The President of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino, III, has proclaimed that 11 November every year will be known as “Puerto Princesa Underground River Day.” The signing of the proclamation took place in the Malacañang Palace in Manila, the official residence of the President of the Philippines. Noting that the Puerto Princesa Underground [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities: 21 going through to the next round

Lisbon, Portugal: Announcing the 21 Official Finalists that have been voted through to the next round of the New7Wonders Cities campaign, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, said the diversity of the remaining cities in contention for the “canon of 7″ is “remarkable in terms of regional geography and urban culture.” He commended all involved in [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities: Counting down to a day of sevens

Zurich, Switzerland: The clock is ticking. On Monday, the 21 cities that have made it to the next Finalist phase of the New7Wonders Cities will be revealed, and it will be a day full of sevens. At 7:07am GMT on Monday, 7 July (the 7th month), voting will temporarily pause as the data is collected [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders celebrates the World Cup

Billions of people will be watching football for the next four weeks as 32 teams battle each other in Brazil for the World Cup trophy. New7Wonders is celebrating this global festival, too, and we’ll be using our social media channels to highlight the participating teams that are connected to our campaigns: the New7Wonders of the [...] Read More →

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One month to go in New7Wonders Cities countdown: It’s all moving!

With only one month left to the end of the first finalist phase of the global vote to choose the New7Wonders Cities — when the 28 participating cities will become 21 — the latest snapshot from the New7Wonders analytics department shows a lot of movement in the positions of the participants: Landmark cities such as [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities candidates on the Guardian Cities brand list

Eight of the 28 cities in the current phase of the New7Wonders Cities campaign are included in the new Guardian Cities brand list, which ranks global cities using a range of metrics, from weather to transport to crime and social ‘buzz’. In alphabetical order, the eight are: Bangkok, Barcelona, Chicago, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Mumbai [...] Read More →

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