WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The “New Seven Wonders Foundation” has organized a global vote for the “New Seven Wonders of the World” campaign, which will be announced on January 1 after five years of intense competition. National media have been highlighted in the report of their own list of attractions, it is expected that the country will send a self-propaganda war. People can go to www.n7w.com website or call to vote, “the world’s new seven wonders” final vote results will be announced next year New Year’s Day.
In view of the ancient world seven wonders are currently only the Egyptian Giza pyramid, for this “new seven wonders Foundation” launched the event in 2000, five years to attract more than 19 million people to vote, and finally A seven-member expert panel composed of former Secretary-General of UNESCO, Mel, and first-class architects from the United States, Britain and Japan, selected one of the last seven finalists from seventy-seven sites.
The finalists cover ancient and modern famous buildings and sites, the past seven wonders of the remaining Egyptian pyramids also joined the game. According to the rules, the new seven wonders must be manned by the year 2000 and the maintenance status must be “acceptable”.
The organizers hope that this event will remind the world of the cultural heritage of the destruction of the problem, and plans to receive the proceeds from the television station, donated half as a global monuments and buildings maintenance costs.
Seven wonders of the list of twenty decisions
China: Great Wall Cambodia: Angkor Wat Japan: Kyoto Kiyomizu Temple
India: Agra Taj Mahal
Turkey: St. Sophia Cathedral
Jordan: the ancient city of Petra
United States: New York Statue of Liberty
Mexico: Chichen Itami Maya ruins
Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Christ like
Peru: Machu Picchu
Chile: Easter Island huge stone group
Greece: Acropolis of Athens
Italy: Roman round arena
Germany: Forsen New Swan Castle
Britain: Armstrong Boulder Group
France: Eiffel Tower
Spain: the Alhambra Palace
Egypt: Giza pyramid
Australia: Sydney Opera House