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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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Bernard Weber says: “Happy New Year!”

Zurich, Switzerland: Warmest greetings to all the friends of New7Wonders around the world! Our past year was crowned on 7 December with the declaration in Dubai of the New7Wonders Cities, and in 2015 we look forward to arranging Official Inauguration events in each of the elected 7: Beirut, Doha, Durban, Havana, Kuala Lumpur, La Paz [...] Read More →

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And the New7Wonders Cities are…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Announcing the names of the New7Wonders Cities, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, said: “I would like to thank everyone who has helped promote the New7Wonders Cities campaign since its inception in 2011. We began with more than 1,200 nominees from 220 different countries and here we have 7 that represent the [...] Read More →

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Counting down the hours to counting the votes

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Voting in the New7Wonders Cities campaign ends at 7 am GMT tomorrow, 7 December, and the New7Wonders Cities will be announced from Dubai 12 hours later, at 7 pm GMT. Along with the votes cast using a range of devices on a variety of platforms, valid postal votes will be added [...] Read More →

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Postal voting for New7Wonders Cities goes global

Zurich, Switzerland: With less than a week to go before the declaration of the New7Wonders Cities, postal voting for the “canon of 7″ is gaining global momentum. “By giving people the chance to vote using postcards in these final days of the campaign, we are adding a traditional way of communicating to our range of [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities: Now you can vote by post!

Zurich: Another exciting way to vote in the worldwide New7Wonders Cities campaign has just been announced. For the first time, postal voting using the New7Wonders Cities Voting Postcards has been enabled. All postal voting will be coordinated via the New7Wonders post voting centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The official supporting committees of the participating [...] Read More →

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