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
Lorenzburg wants to support knowledge, art, culture and research within all disciplines. believes in knowledge, art, culture and research in all disciplines. And so we are very happy to present seven new universities. We hope to be able to offer free online courses eventually. If you have a course that you want to offer, you … Continue reading Seven new universities in Lorenzburg
Many are celebrating Easter 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, we are equally … Continue reading An Easter greeting from H.S.H. Prince Frei
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