Legarda: Vote for Vigan as New7Wonders City

October 16, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today urged Filipinos from all over the world to give their full support to Vigan City in making it one of the New7Wonders Cities.


“The search for the New7Wonders Cities is in the last phase with 14 cities remaining in the list. Let us all vote for Vigan City to be included in the final list of the New7Wonders Cities,” said Legarda.


For the final phase, voting is from 7 October to 7 December 2014.


Voting can be done online through the website:www.new7wonders.com/en/cities where voters will choose their 7 wonder cities.


Voting can also be done through phone wherein the caller can only choose one city. Mechanics on international phone voting can be seen on this website link: www.new7wonders.com/phonevoting.


Legarda said, “By voting for Vigan City, we express not only our national pride but also our support to integrating the preservation of our culture and heritage in development plans and policies. The preservation of Vigan as a heritage city has not only contributed to the development of the city through gains in tourism but also brought honor to our country.”


Vigan City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the only UNESCO heritage city in the Philippines and was awarded the Best Practice for World Heritage Site Management by UNESCO in November 2012.