17.10.2011 19.Tischrei. 5772 Chol Hamo'ed 3
Tourism Minister hopes Dead Sea will make final list of nature’s greatest sites, inaugurates huge Tel Aviv clock.
As Tourism Minister Stas Meseznikov pressed a button from his podium at the open-air Azrieli amphitheater, the top of Tel Aviv’s Crown Plaza City Center building lit up with a golden “616:45:38” on Sunday night.
There are 616 hours, 45 minutes and 38 seconds until the international vote for the New Seven Wonders of Nature draws to a close.
Meseznikov was partaking in the official inauguration event of a huge projection countdown clock that will tick away the remaining days, minutes and seconds until the competition’s end on November 11….