The ancient Principality of Lorenzburg has been a hidden agent for play and neighborliness for centuries. Geographically it’s most often been localized to the place that, today, is called the city district of Lorensberg in the Swedish city of Karlstad. Recently, some of our citizens have emigrated to the adjacent Kroppkärr while some, already resident … Continue reading Lorenzburg becomes the Grand Principality of Lorenzburg
Dear Citizens of Lorenzburg, All of Lorenzburg celebrates the National Day on the spring equinox, which means a different date every year. This year’s National Day falls on the 20:th of march. Sadly, because of the new Corona virus, we have to cancel the official celebrations in favor of a quiet contemplation on our many … Continue reading The National Day of Lorenzburg
The wonderful summer season is around the corner, and it is time to enjoy barefoot walks and sunny days! The scent of the lilac trees is a sure sign that the summer holidays are coming. You may not know this, but one can prepare a tasty and refreshing drink from lilac flowers! Here below is … Continue reading Baroness von Kringeltreu’s lilac drink!
The 22:nd of May is the United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity. The purpose of this theme day is to act as a reminder of the importance of biological diversity for the wellbeing of all life on Earth. Around 20% of the world’s species are endangered, and around one species on average go extinct every … Continue reading The International Day for Biological Diversity
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 22 April 2009 The General Assembly, Reaffirming Agenda 21, and the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (“Johannesburg Plan of Implementation”) Recalling also its resolution 60/192 of 22 December 2005 proclaiming 2008 the International Year of Planet Earth, Acknowledging that the Earth and its ecosystems … Continue reading The UN International Mother Earth Day
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day is an annual opportunity for math enthusiasts to recite the infinite digits … Continue reading π-day!
Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo first premiered in the Italian city of Mantua on the 24th of February in 1607. L’Orfeo is an allegorical opera in five parts and the plot is centered around the young demigod Orpheus, who defies even the laws of the underworld to bring back his beloved Eurydice. The opera was written in the borderland between … Continue reading The Music Innovatory of Lorenzburg Celebrates a lively 412-year-old!
It is said that Midsummer is the most magical time of the year. The elves dare to come closer to the houses of the Children of Eve, the trolls adorn their tails with linden tree blossoms and honeysuckle and the supernatural violinist “Näcken” evokes strands of notes from his fiddle. Beware if you plan to … Continue reading Happy Midsummer’s Eve from Lorenzburg!