Many people begin their Easter celebrations on this day. The holiday allows for a few days of reflection on life’s transience as well as on the hope that is needed to navigate through the rougher terrains of human experience. Regardless of faith, and regardless of which political camp we choose to set up our tents in, … Continue reading An Easter greeting from H.S.H. Prince Frei
Here are two games that one can try when the next holiday is far away in the future, or if the world seems grey. Play DOOR if you are curious of what lies beyond your everyday life, and play COLOR if you need to challenge the grey matter in your brain in order to better … Continue reading Two games for the explorers of the world!
Dear citizens and friends of Lorenzburg, We celebrate our little nation on the spring equinox every year, which means that the holiday falls on different dates. This year the holiday’s celebrations were planned for the 20th of March but the present Covid-19 situation forces us to cancel any official programs. At this point we have … Continue reading Spring returns again – we celebrate the national holiday of Lorenzburg
On the first of December in 2014 we announced that the new micronation of Lorenzburg had established its borders around the city section of Lorensberg in the Swedish city of Karlstad. Since that day, six years ago, we have strived to contribute to a more playful, magical and colorful world. The lore of how Lorenzburg … Continue reading Lorenzburg celebrates six years as a micronation!
Today is our entirely well-beloved princely cousin Count Rune Bartenberg’s birthday – Vivat et Prosit Tibi! His Coat of arms features Or, a full beard and three up-turned fire steels azure, from each steel issues a red fire spark gules. In order to celebrate this great man the people of Sweden and Lorenzburg consumes vast … Continue reading Happy Count Bartenberg Day!
The coming weekend of 9 -10 May, Lorenzburg’s recently founded Institute for Speculative Ethnology invites the public to participate in a dramatization of the ancient Lorenzburgian celebration of St Peregrine’s day. Saint Peregrine’s day on the 16th of May used to mark the day for potato planting in the south of Sweden. In Lorenzburg and the … Continue reading People and Wolves in Gothenburg!
International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO. The event takes place every year on 29 April, which is the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727–1810), the creator of modern ballet. The … Continue reading The international dance day
The day of St George is a celebrated on the 23rd of April each day to commemorate the saint. In the legend St George is the hero who slays the dragon in order to save both the princess and the kingdom from the beast’s greed and murderous hunger. In this day and age we have … Continue reading St George’s Day