Equinox Report: For A Familiar Autumn

Autumn has long been considered a season for us that has held much cultural importance. It is a cosy time, a time well spent betwixt rouge falling leaves, with hot drinks on a cool night, and socialising with friends and family during celebrations of our holidays like the Armilustrium or the National Day of Socialism.…

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Sôgmô à Vincennes: Verre de paix contre la tempête de Washington

Originally posted on Voice of Sandus:
L’Organisation de la MicroFrancophonie se rencontrera ce week-end à Vincennes pour partager les idées micronationales et pour discuter ensemble aux sujets politiques du monde, en même moment que la présidence de Donald Trump se réchauffe pour son discours à Helsinki avec le président russe Vladimir Poutine et pour l’avoir…

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Solstice Report: Toward a Season of Cultural Growth

LET US CULTIVATE DILIGENTLY THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE STATE! The first half of this year has witnessed great cultural and administrative achievements. In January, a law was passed regulating the system by which applicants for citizenship can become citizens, a law which thoroughly renewed the application system and gave power to the Sôgmô to approve…

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Council approves Law governing Sôgmô’s Succession

The Council has unanimously approved the bill regulating the Sôgmô’s succession, a bill which was submitted by því earlier this session. The law will now regulate the constitutional procedure by which the position of Sôgmô of the State of Sandus succeeds following the death of a reigning monarch. Until now, the Sôgmô’s succession has been a matter of…

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Sôgmô’s Oration on Sandus’s Ninth Anniversary

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola will give an oration to gathered friends and colleagues on the occasion of the ninth anniversary since the creation of Sandus in the evening of 26 May 2009. Nine years later, the Sôgmô will address both the convened guests and citizens throughout the country, both online and in person. The…

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Habemus Consortem: We have a consort!

The Office of the Sôgmô has announced that the Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola has a new Sanôba Consort, Oliver Armstrong. Both partners are long-time friends for nearly eight years already. They met through mutual micronational connections and he recently visited það in Quercus Candida, the capital of Sandus, last month, the palace confirmed. The…

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Sôgmô establishes Laureate cultural program

The Honourable Sôgmô has established a program to recognise and celebrate individuals and their cultural work relevant to the State of Sandus. Since 2010, Sandus has had one “national musician,” Enya, but this new project creates a new democratic process in Sandus to recognise even more significant people for their relevant cultural work. Recipients of this…

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Sôgmô adopts new Regal State Robes

The Honourable Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola has received new robes of office for the first time since the creation of Sandus. The old, more simple sheet of fabric will be retired and in its place the Sôgmô will wear new, specifically-purposed robes. Since June 2009, the Sôgmô has always worn blue robes to important ceremonial and state…

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Sandus applies for GUM observership

The Council of the State of Sandus has approved a motion to apply to become an observer of the Grand Unified Micronational, one of the leading intermicronational organisations in the MicroWiki community. The decision comes after three votes in support and two in abstention. The motion was supported by the Sôgmô and the Diplomatic Affairs…

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Solstice Report: 75% Participation, Sôgmô’s Reign Unanimously Legitimate

Sandum citizens today are busier than ever before. There are more citizens who are active and engaged in the work of the Sandum government, from the Sôgmô to other workers in the Central People’s Government of the State of Sandus. Sandus, however, does not simply affect their micronational lives: it is also integrated with their…

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