In preparation for the Official New7Wonders of Nature
inauguration ceremonies, Switzerland is casting two bronze plaques of Ha Long
The plaques, 1.2m high and 1m wide, weighing around 100kg each will be sent to
Vietnam before the holding of ceremonies in Hanoi on April 27 and in Ha Long
City on May 1 with special art performances.
They will be placed in Hanoi and at the Bai Chay tourism site in Ha Long.
The NewOpenWorld Organisation has sent a sample of the plaque to Vietnam for
consideration, hoping that Vietnam will invite representatives from 6 other
countries which have wonders of nature to attend the ceremonies to share
experience in protecting and preserving wonders of nature.
Ha Long Bay was officially recorgnised as one of five new world wonders of
nature but two wonders of Indonesia and South Africa have remained to be