Decisions of the First Session of the Council in 2016

The First Session of the Council in the Administrative Year 2016 lasted from 25 December 2015 to 23 January 2016. The Council has decided that authorities for style and language (the Sandum Language & Style Authority) and for culture (the Sandum Cultural Authority) shall be considered dormant and inactive. The Council has decided that the Council shall begin…

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Ludi Pacis Liberae: Tierney Victorious

The Ludi Pacis Liberae, or the ‘Games of Libera Peace,’ took place today online with several Sandum allies and friends. The Ludi were the first organised ‘games’ to take place under the Party’s new plan to organise games, discussions, and other projects for activity in Sandum social and cultural affairs. The Ludi Pacis Liberae were held on the occasion of…

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Solstice Report: Sôgmô Affirmed, Participation Down

Each Solstice, the State of Sandus heads to a national poll to determine if the Sôgmô has the adequate legitimacy from the Sandum People to reign for another year. This poll, though not about electing a new Sôgmô, provides a means to make sure that the State of Sandus follows both a popular mandate and…

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2015 Party Congress adjourns past Midnight SLT

Immediately at 22:00 EST (GMT-5), Comrade Gaius Soergel Publicola openned the 2015 CPS Party Congress, citing that the Party Secretary had passed to him the authority to chair the State of Sandus’s single most important political event. Those citizens in attendance sung the Internationale and were greeted by the incumbent Party Secretary Adam von Friedeck. Privately…

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Sandus prepares for Lammas

  Yesteryear’s celebration of Lammas was the first time the Celtic and Wiccan holiday was celebrated in Sandus. In subsequent reports and explanations of a Sandum view of the holiday, it was decided that it ought to commemorate the traditional beginning of the harvest — and the toil and labour of workers and farmers who…

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Sancta Names & Terms to be Changed into Latin

The Council in the third legislative session of the administrative year 2015 adopted Latin as Sandus’s third official language, taking the place of the constructed language Sancta. Previously, Sancta had served primarily as a cultural language used in the proceedings of the Collegio Sacerdae, Sandus’s cultural and religious cooperative. Now, after more than a month…

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Decisions of the Second Session of the Council in 2015

The Second Session of the Council in the Administrative Year 2015 lasted from 3 February to 5 March. The Council has directed the Collegio Sacerdae for greater diversity in holidays celebrated by minorities in Sandus, reflecting Sandus’s religious and cultural pluralism in both the micronation and the broader macronational world. The Council has directed Tellus…

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Sancta Cultural Week: the Development of the State

II Martio (2 March) is dedicated to the historical development of the State of Sandus as a polity and regime since 2011. On 20 February 2011, the Territory of Sandus seceded from the St.Charlian Commonwealth; on 13 April 2011, the State of Sandus was established with the ratification of the Founding Law of the State…

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National Cultural Contest for the Day of Secession

The Sôgmô is to organise a national cultural contest for the Day of Secession, asking that Sandum citizens — and only Sandum citizens — construct some sort of creative cultural object using the iconography of the national holiday. The object can be a construction of any matter: it can be virtual and digital, or it…

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Council holds first in camera Meeting

The First Session of the Council of the State of Sandus, lasting from 4 January 2015 to 3 February 2015, has begun. The sessions of the Council will begin with an hour-long in camera meeting held on Skype to approve and lay down an agenda for the session, which will guide the discussions of the Council…

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