Zurich/Switzerland — The Jordanian Peace Baton passed through the Nabatean “Rose-Red City” of Petra recently on its 350-km (217-mile) journey to open the sixth “Generations for Peace” sports camp. Jordan’s Prince Faisal accepted the Baton at the camp on behalf of the 77 young participants from 17 countries/territories worldwide. Generations for Peace is recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Petra is one of the Official New 7 Wonders of the World, chosen by more than 100 million votes worldwide and announced in Lisbon on 07.07.07 in a live televised gala.
Photo shows the New7Wonders World Tour visit to Petra in January 2007, before it was chosen by more than 100 million votes from around the world as one of the Official New 7 Wonders of the World.
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"Experience these majestic sites during moments of solitude in 360 video," is how The New York Times introduced readers to its interactive feature titled The New Seven Wonders of the World', which was compiled by Veda Shastri, Guglielmo Mattioli and Kaitlyn Mullin.
"Built on four continents, most by ancient and medieval…
Zurich, Switzerland: A new global campaign to discover, choose and vote for the 7 Symbols of Peace launches on World Peace Day, 21 September 2017. The campaign is from the New7Wonders Foundation, the organisation that has successfully pioneered the first-ever worldwide elections to choose the New 7 Wonders, which have…
The universal calendar has a new observance day: 7 Wonders Day. On 7 July from now on, the world will celebrate the event that honours the 21 iconic wonders chosen by hundreds of millions of votes in three global campaigns: the New7Wonders of the World, the New7Wonders of Nature…
To commemorate 7Wonders Day, Alessandra Fasino has created a poster collection representing the entire list of Wonders that combines vibrant typography with a rainbow of colours. Each poster is a microcosm of each Wonder and they all express the character of the places and the people being celebrated on 7Wonders…
Zurich, Switzerland: On 7 July this year, and every year from now on, the world will celebrate 7 Wonders Day. The event honours the 21 iconic wonders chosen by hundreds of millions of votes following three historic global campaigns: the New7Wonders of the World, the New7Wonders of Nature and…
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