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The international dance day


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

Seven new universities in Lorenzburg


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

An Easter greeting from H.S.H. Prince Frei


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

Lorenzburg becomes the Grand Principality of Lorenzburg


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

The National Day 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 International Day for Biological Diversity


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

The UN International Mother Earth Day


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