All posts tagged Bernard Weber

Meet the New7Wonders Cities Panel of Experts

Tomorrow, at 7pm GMT, the shortlist of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders Cities campaign will be announced. On the eve of that announcement, we present the distinguished members of the Panel of Experts who are advising on the selection of the 28 cities from the longlist of 77 voted during the qualification phase [...] Read More →

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Work begins in Buenos Aires on Iguazu Falls monument

Construction workers have begun breaking ground in the heart of Buenos Aires as part of a unique architectural project that will feature as its centre-piece the Official New7Wonders Plaque listing Iguazu Falls as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The inauguration is scheduled for early next year. Founder-President of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, said: “The Monumento [...] 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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Launch of New7Wonders Global Network announced

Speaking today in Jeju City, South Korea, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, announced the launch of the New7Wonders Global Network. It will be, he said, “a platform to exchange information, create stimulus for shared programs, and a chance to network for common goals like tourism, branding, promotion, the environment and education.” Specifically, the main objectives [...] Read More →

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Official Inauguration of the Amazon as one of the New7Wonders of Nature

As indigenous ethnic groups sailed by in barges decorated with motifs representing their traditions, the Amazon was officially inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature in the Peruvian rainforest city of Iquitos yesterday. The specially-commissioned bronze plaque commemorating listing the Amazon in the “canon of seven” was jointly unveiled by Ollanta Humala, President of [...] Read More →

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Amazon inauguration celebrations begin in Peruvian rainforest

The city of Iquitos was the scene of colourful celebrations yesterday as the Peruvian rainforest region kicked off a weekend of festivities to mark the Official Inauguration later today of the Amazon as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. Among those attending today’s event will be Ollanta Humala, President of Peru, Iván Vásquez, President of [...] Read More →

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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 [...] Read More →

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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 [...] Read More →

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Three Polish presidents supporting Poland’s Finalist

Today in Warsaw, three presidents of Poland, Lech Wałęsa, Bronisław Komorowski and Aleksander Kwaśniewski, met the president of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, in a display of solidarity with the Polish Finalist in the New7Wonders of Nature, the Masurian Lake District. The occasion for the meeting was the handing over of the Official Certificate of Participation for [...] Read More →

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