Renovated face of Christ Redeemer now back in public view
Zurich/Switzerland, — After some four months of restoration work, Brazil’s celebrated Christ Redeemer is now resplendently back in the public eye.
The soapstone monument, 38 meters or 125 feet high, is a symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro and symbolizes for many the warmth and hospitality of the Cariocas and all Brazilians. Christ Redeemer is one of the Official New 7 Wonders of the World, chosen by more than 100 million votes from around the world and announced in Lisbon on 07.07.07 in a live televised gala.
Note: New7Wonders World Tour visit to Christ Redeemer in February 2007, before the statue was chosen as one of the Official New 7 Wonders of the World by more than 100 million votes.
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[:en]Zurich, Switzerland Today's 7 Wonders Day commemorates the Official Declaration of the New 7 Wonders of the World on 07.07.07 in Lisbon, Portugal, after a first-of-kind global democratic poll."The world celebrates 7 Wonders Day on 7 July every year." — Bernard Weber, Founder of New7WondersThe concept of Global Memory…
[:en]Manchester: On 6 June, one of the most famous symbols of peace in the world, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol, visited Manchester as part of its 60th-anniversary tour across the UK. Bernard Weber, the creator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, as well as the worldwide campaigns…
"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…
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