It’s been a year since the last time we decorated birch twigs with bright feathers and played the game of finding painted candy eggs. And one year from now we will (hopefully) do it all again. Isn’t there something reassuring about the traditions that return year after year? The steady repetition of rituals give our … Continue reading An Easter message from prince Frei
After a meeting in the Princely Cabinet this morning, we of the Grand Principality of Lorenzburg want to express our sympathy for the Ukrainian people and our support for the democratically elected leaders of the sovereign state of Ukraine. At the same time we most strongly condemn Russia’s ongoing, and unprovoked, invasion of their neighbours … Continue reading Lorenzburg stands with Ukraine!
We are much honoured and grateful to our friends and allies of the Kingdom of Unixploria for the “certificate of Micronational Creativity”. It’s especially heart warming since it was awarded by a monarch who is well-known for his historical and cultural knowledge! Unixploria is a Scandinavian micronation located within the Swedish duchy of Småland, close … Continue reading We thank the Kingdom of Unixploria for the kind award certificate!
The Grand Principality of Lorenzburg wishes all citizens, colleagues and friends a wonderful Christmas!
The winter solstice marks the day when the tides of light are turning. It is also the birthday of H.S.H. Prince Magnus – younger brother to Prince Frei. Today is Prince Magnus’ 43:rd birthday.
the video is embedded from youtube and features a St. Lucy concert from the church of Kungsholmen Happy Saint Lucy’s Day to all citizens and friends of Lorenzburg! This day is celebrated on the 13th of December – the feast day of the Sicilian saint Lucy. In this part of the world the Saint Lucy … Continue reading Happy Saint Lucy’s Day from Lorenzburg 2021!
On his 45th birthday, H.S.H. Prince Frei elevates artist Snöfrid Caldeborg and choreographer Jonny Berg to the rank of baroness and baron. Artist and sculptor Snöfrid Caldeborg is raised to the rank of Baroness within the realm of Lorenzburg, under the name of Snöfrid Dünkelwerk von Kaltenburg. The inescutcheon on the heraldic device features a … Continue reading Birthday grant of titles on H.S.H. Prince Frei’s birthday
The fourth of december is the birthday of Prince Frei but it’s also the feast day of St Barbara – the patron saint of all things loud and booming, like cannons, dynamite and fireworks. There are several traditions for St Barbara’s day. For example, it’s a tradition to gently take a few cherry twigs – … Continue reading Happy Birthday Prince Frei, and happy St. Barbara day!
Today marks seven years since we first put our needle onto Google Maps, thereby laying the foundation to the art and culture project of Lorenzburg. Since its inception, the project has carried through several culture events, among others: performances, referendums to name landmarks in the area, as well as other social events like celebrating Saint … Continue reading Lorenzburg celebrates seven years as a micronation!
A big thank you to those who participated yesterday! A total of fifteen participants walked slowly in silence – three hundred metres in one and a half hour! Next year we’ll try to break the record by walking even slower!