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Greetings on the World UFO Day 2016!


World UFO Day is an awareness day for people to gather together and watch the skies for unidentified flying objects. The day is celebrated by some on June 24, and others on July 2. June 24 is the date that aviator Kenneth Arnold reported what is generally considered to be the first unidentified flying object sighting in the United States, while July … Continue reading Greetings on the World UFO Day 2016!

Citizen Ciniz Jansson is appointed Court Jester!


Citizen Ciniz Jansson has applied to, and been appointed, the position as official Princely Court Jester. The position is for life and the newly appointed jester will be known as Countess Svinatuta (Swine Horn). micronation At the same time, and especially for the purpose, Prince Freï creates the exalted rank Earl-of-the-Jest and Countess-of-the-Jest. These titles are … Continue reading Citizen Ciniz Jansson is appointed Court Jester!

H.S.H. Prince Freï regrets Great Britain leaving EU


Midsummer’s morning heralds the news that Great Britain has opted to leave the European Union. “Naturally we must respect the will of the British people, but I still regret that Europe now has become less safe and less solidary” says Prince Freï. “Micronationalism is, to a great extent, about experimenting with autonomy and self-sufficiency, it … Continue reading H.S.H. Prince Freï regrets Great Britain leaving EU

We thank Region Värmland for a generous working grant


Earlier this year the Principality of Lorenzburg applied for a Working Grant in order to be able to manifest the nation together with residents in the area. Today we were informed that Region Värmland has decided to grant the project a little over $17000. We are very happy and grateful for this generous grant. Let … Continue reading We thank Region Värmland for a generous working grant

Joseph Hall – Characters of Virtues and Vices (1608)


  CHARACTERS OF VERTVES AND VICES: In two Bookes: By IOS. HALL. LONDON, Printed by Melch. Bradwood for Eleazar Edgar and Samuel Marham, and are to be sold at the sign of the Bul-head in Pauls Church-yard. ANNO 1608.   He divines of the old heathens were their moral philosophers: These received the acts of an inbred law in the Sinai of nature; and delivered them, with many expositions, to … Continue reading Joseph Hall – Characters of Virtues and Vices (1608)

Prince Freï is interviewed by the Coprieta Standard


His Serene Highness and Gentle Glory Prince Freï was recently interviewed by the Coprieta Standard, an award-winning platform for micronational news. In the interview Prince Freï talks, amongst other things, about his work for the Principality of Lorenzburg and about the challenges in taking on the role as monarch of a minor Principality. micronation Read the whole interview … Continue reading Prince Freï is interviewed by the Coprieta Standard

World Environment Day 2016


“World Environment Day (WED) is observed every year on June 5 to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP). “World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. … Continue reading World Environment Day 2016

Prince Freï and “Kultur i Väst” are going to Kairo


We are delighted to announce that His Serene Highness and Gentle Glory Prince Freï will visit Kairo, Egypt, together with the regional arts organization “Kultur i Väst”. The visit is scheduled to take place in October 2016: micronation Mahatat and CLUSTER Cairo How can public art organize itself in environments where the resources and conditions are subject … Continue reading Prince Freï and “Kultur i Väst” are going to Kairo

Advice on Living and developing Nobility


Sound advice for developing Nobility in both common and gentle folk. I give thanks to the legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky who is said to be the originator of these “commandments”. I also must recommend watching Jodorowsky’s films. The documentary about how he almost got to make a movie adaptation of Frank Herbert’s “Dune” is absolutely wonderful! micronation I like … Continue reading Advice on Living and developing Nobility

International Day for Biological Diversity


The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversityissues. It is currently held on May 22. micronation The International Day for Biological Diversity falls within the scope of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals. In this larger initiative of international cooperation, the topic of biodiversity concerns stakeholders in sustainable agriculture; desertification, land degradation … Continue reading International Day for Biological Diversity