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New7Wonders Cities approaching the grand final stage

Zurich, Switzerland: With one week left to go in the current round of voting, the 21 cities competing in the Finalist stages of the worldwide New7Wonders Cities campaign are lining up for the next big qualification milestone. On 7 October, the Finalist cities will be reduced to 14, with one…
Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, revealing the 21 qualifying cities at the historic 500 year-old Torre de Belem in Lisbon, Portugal, the city where the first-ever New7Wonders campaign declaration event took place on 07/07/07, exactly 7 years ago today.

New7Wonders Cities: 21 going through to the next round

Lisbon, Portugal: Announcing the 21 Official Finalists that have been voted through to the next round of the New7Wonders Cities campaign, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, said the diversity of the remaining cities in contention for the "canon of 7" is "remarkable in terms of regional geography and urban culture."…

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New7Wonders Cities: Counting down to a day of sevens

Zurich, Switzerland: The clock is ticking. On Monday, the 21 cities that have made it to the next Finalist phase of the New7Wonders Cities will be revealed, and it will be a day full of sevens. At 7:07am GMT on Monday, 7 July , voting will temporarily pause as the data…
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New7Wonders celebrates the World Cup

Billions of people will be watching football for the next four weeks as 32 teams battle each other in Brazil for the World Cup trophy. New7Wonders is celebrating this global festival, too, and we'll be using our social media channels to highlight the participating teams that are connected to our…
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New7Wonders Cities candidates on the Guardian Cities brand list

Eight of the 28 cities in the current phase of the New7Wonders Cities campaign are included in the new Guardian Cities brand list, which ranks global cities using a range of metrics, from weather to transport to crime and social 'buzz'. In alphabetical order, the eight are: Bangkok, Barcelona, Chicago,…
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7 Amazing Things About 7

British writer and broadcaster Alex Bellos set up a website and asked people to vote for their favorite numbers. More than 44,000 did. The winner? The number 7. Throughout history, our strongest emotional reaction is to the number 7, says Bellos. But why? He thinks that we like 7 because…
Baerbel, Fred, Samantha and Benjamin Pennell are exploring the world of New7Wonders

The Pennell family share the world of New7Wonders

The Pennell family from Winnipeg in Canada are on their way to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru, and then they're off to Brazil, via Easter Island, to see the statue of Christ Redeemer. After that, the next stop is the pyramid at Chichén Itzá in…

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