Los Angeles – Vigan, the Heritage City makes it to the Top 21 Official finalist in the search for New 7 Wonder Cities of the World. Vigan is the only city in the Philippines that has been chosen for this prestigious search, giving our country and the Filipino people pride and honor.
The 21 Official Finalists that have been voted through to the next round of the New7Wonders Cities campaign are: Bangkok, Barcelona, Beirut, Chicago, Doha, Durban, Havana, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, La Paz, London, Mendoza, Mexico City, Mumbai, Perth, Quito, Reykjavik, Saint Petersburg, Seoul, Shenzhen and Vigan.
Announcing the 21 Official Finalists 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.”
The Filipino community is encouraged to continue to support our beloved city by voting. The 7 Official New7Wonders Cities will be revealed on 7 December 2014.
The next voting phases will be scheduled on the following dates and finalists will be declared the New 7 Wonder-Cities of the World:
7 July 2014 – 7 Oct 2014 – from 21 finalists down to 14
7 Oct 2014 – 7 Dec 2014 – from 14 finalist down to 7
NOTE: After the recently concluded elimination round, the scores will be back to zero; and hence, more votes are needed to win in the competition.