All posts tagged Munich

Cuban cigars reach Bavaria via Vietnam

The Cohiba cigars pictured here have certainly traveled a long way. What started out in Hanoi as a personal gift from the Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Hoang Tuan Anh, following the inauguration of Halong Bay, ended up in Munich as a present for the Göktepe family, makers of the commemorative bronze plaques [...] Read More →

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Polishing the plaque in preparation for the Philippines

The Official New7Wonders of Nature Inauguration ceremonies for the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) will take place in the Philippines at the weekend. A highlight of the event will be the unveiling of the commemorative plaque on Sunday at the PPUR site on the island province of Palawan. With the countdown clock running, the final [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders of Nature commemorative plaques cast in bronze in Munich

In preparation for the Official New7Wonders of Nature Inauguration ceremonies, the commemorative plaques for the seven global sites are currently being cast at a foundry in the heart of Munich, Germany. The bronze panels, weighing 120 kg and measuring 130 x 110 x7 cm, are being produced at the Kunstgießerei München, which was established in [...] Read More →

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Wonders of our Nature

Germany is represented in the New7Wonders of Nature by the Black Forest, which is located in the state of Baden-Württemberg. In a heart-warming gesture of solidarity, the children of the European international School choir in Munich, located in the neighbouring state of Bavaria, have recorded the song “Wonders of our Nature”. Produced by Stefan Zaradic [...] Read More →

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“Democracy should inspire and empower”

“Democracy should inspire and empower” On April 4, 2008, Bernard Weber spoke to an intent, responsive audience gathered in Munich to discuss how overseas voting could be more widely and better…

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