OHRID LAKE & VRELO CAVE ENTER SEMI FINALS
The Ohrid Lake and Vrelo Cave - Macedonia's nominees for global selection of new seven wonders of nature, are among the 77 finalists.
According to the competition's terms, this result means that one of Macedonia's nominees would automatically enter the list of the 28 official finalists, Zoran Tuntev, representative of the Committee for Nomination of the Ohrid Lake and Vrelo Cave, said to media.
Entering the final will be a great opportunity for presenting the Ohrid Lake and its beauties worldwide, Tuntev said.
A so-called 'New 7 Wonders Tour' will be organized for all finalists of the second phase, Tuntev said, pointing out that powerful media networks, such as the CNN, news agencies Reuters and AP, will be included in the project.
The Official New 7 Wonders of the World were announced during the Official Declaration ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007 - 07.07.07.
From the top 77 nominees the New7Wonders of Nature Panel of Experts will advise on the choice of the 28 official finalists, to be announced on 21 July 2009 - the day that voting resumes in the Official New7Wonders of Nature, as chosen by over 1 billion votes and to be revealed in 2011.