Government of the
Principality of Hutt River
2019 Dual Celebration Day.
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|This year the
Principality of Hutt River celebrates its 49th year of Independence.
is also the first year without our beloved founder and first Sovereign
To celebrate the Anniversary and remember Prince Leonard, 2 events will
be celebrated together.
By invite only:
Come to Nain and celebrate our 49th Anniversary with us, be guided around
the buildings and showcases as well as listen to our story and ask your
questions of our Sovereign
A special Visa Card will be issued on the day only, so a great souvenir to keep, and it will be required for all adults attending to have a visa the cost of which is only $4 per person (Children n/c).
The day will commence with the release of 2 new postage stamp issues by
(Stamp details available soon).
During your visit, take a look through at your own leisure, take photo's as you please and why not take a quick seat in the Royal Chairs located in Princess Shirley's Chapel of Nain but remember; left seat for the male (Chair of the Sovereign Prince), right seat for the female (Chair of the Princess).
Take in the many pieces of art that may be found throughout, paintings,
pottery and statues, found art, stone carving etc etc with special attention
to the art of Taiwan that was presented to the Principality some years ago
by the Taiwanese people in Melbourne, Victoria; and then take a look at the
many beautiful Chinese dresses presented to HRH Princess Shirley and now
Each building is full of interesting pieces of history should you take the time to look, pieces include a piece of the Berlin Wall that was presented to Government officers and Heads of State (Prince Leonard included), piece of the Golden Gate Bridge removed as part of normal maintenance and again presented to people. There are items donated by Diplomats, Police departments, Military members, Naval ships, dolls in international dress of many lands and much more from all around the globe.
You can learn more about visiting us by CLICKING HERE,
Official Celebration day program runs from:
1pm - 4pm (Approx):
Main Celebration will start at 1pm in Princess Shirley's Chapel of Nain.
It is to be a civil celebration where speakers will talk about the 49th anniversary and of course about the life of Prince Leonard. There may well also be a bestowal of Honours (Investiture).
The official Celebration will close with laying Prince Leonard's Ashes to
rest in the PHR as was Prince Leonard's wishes and again we invite you to be
there for this final farewell to:
At the end of the official ceremony we invite you to attend an afternoon tea in the tea rooms, compliments
of the Principality of Hutt River.
How to obtain an invite to attend:
To attend the day you must have an invite from the PHR and to obtain that you will need to email the Sovereign's Aide de Camp via email@example.com it's as simple as that.
only charge to attend is the $4 per adult for the Visa and that will give
you a special Visa card to keep as a souvenir of the event, this Visa you
will obtain at the PHR Post Office on arrival.
OBTAIN AN INVITE:
All bookings to the ADC.
If you are attending:
Please remember that the PHR does not have any accommodation available though there are plenty of options in Australian towns around us in places such as Northampton, Port Gregory etc.
There are plenty of unpowered camping/cvan sites available at a cost of only $5 per night for each adult, children free.
If camping then please remember that you need to bring in your own food & drinks as we have no stores in the PHR to support the public.
You can learn more about visiting the PHR by visiting our
More information will be published as it comes to hand.
All bookings to the main office.
Other accommodation of all types may
be found in surrounding Australian towns
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