18 May 2010

Seborga will crown his new elected Prince: Menegatto I

Following the results of the elections of last April, Marcello Menegatto will be officially appointed as Marcello I, Prince of Seborga this Saturday, 22 May 2010 during a public ceremony in Seborga that will start at 10:30. Marcello Menegatto, 32 years old businessman and former offshore pilot, will be crowned along with nine ministers who will work with him for the next seven years.
He will be the second Prince on the throne of the Principality, after the death of Giorgio I, last November. Numerous people and personalities, including members of the media, are expected to attend the event.
After the ceremony, refreshment will be offered to everyone present.
All citizens and supporters of the Principality are kindly invited to participate at the celebration. The Orchestra of the Principality of Seborga and the Orchestra of Radio Zeta will entertain the guests.

26 April 2010


The Principality of Seborga has a new and young Prince. The Seborgans have elected their representative for the next seven years: the 31 years old building contractor, Marcello Menegatto (in the photo).

Menegatto collected 89 votes against his rival Pepi Morgia (67 votes).
These are the official results of the elections held last weekend in Seborga:

Number of eligible voters: 220
Total number of voters: 156
Total votes for Marcello Menegatto: 89
Total votes for Gian Luigi (Pepi) Morgia: 67
Total votes by correspodence: 13
Total of invalid votes: 3

Seborgans are celebrating the newly elected Prince and looking forward to work with him for the future of the Principality.
Soon after the results of the elections, the new Prince thanked all the Seborgans and said: "I will create new infrastructures and new jobs for our citizens. I will reorganize the governement, our general laws and our old documents. Regarding our independence, I will continue the fight (started by Giorgio I). My dream is to se Seborga becoming a real Principality".

Messages of congratulations to the new elected Prince from our readers:

Greetings and Felicitations to All and Whom the Presents Come;

Your Royal Highnesses Prince Marcello Menegatto of Seborga;

May we extend congratulations to His Highness on his election.

This is a momentous occasion for the Principality of Seborga.

The peaceful transfer of authority today within the Sovereign Principality of Seborga reaffirms for us the continuity of Seborga's heroic tradition and reaffirms Our faith that a small Nation/State can exist in today's world.

We are confident that His Highness, like His Tremendousness Giorgio Carbone, will rise to meet any challenges with wisdom. We wish His Highness good health and strength to carry out his duties with courage and conviction.

We join hands with Seborga in friendship as we move forward in our search peace, prosperity and equity for all.

H.R.M. David Eugene I
King of Bahoudii (26/4/10)
Greetings to all Seborga citizens.
I’m personally and from all citizens of Grand Duchy of Pinsk send ours greeting and best wishes to Your Royal Highnesses Prince Marcello Menegatto of Seborga.
We are congratulations His Highness on his peaceful election as Prince of Seborga.
This is a great moment to the Principality of Seborga. This is the best sign and we believe for the bright and sunny future of the all citizens and in the success an old traditions of Principality of Seborga. It’s really great moment for the small nation like Principality of Seborga.
We wish for all Seborgans prosperity and peace.
We wish to His Highness Prince Marcello Menegatto of Seborga long and best live, strong health and positive mood in his commitment to carry out his duties.
With all the best from the bottom of my heart and Sincerely,

HRH Grand Duke of Pinsk, Eugene I, (Eugene De Rass)
Grand Duchy of Pinsk.

20 April 2010

Seborgans will go to vote to elect their new Prince on 24 and 25 April

The Councils of the Prior and of the Crown have set for Saturday 24 and Sunday, April 25 the dates for the elections of the new Prince of Seborga, the successor of George I.

Only Seborgans with a valid identity card or passport can vote at the elections. The polling station will be open Saturday, April 24, from 15:00 to 19:00 and Sunday, April 25, from 09:00 to 13:00.

The elections will be held by open ballot, as prescribed by the General Statutes. Seborgans living abroad can also vote by sending a telegram to the Minister of the Crown, Franco Di Bisceglie. Sunday afternoon, shortly after the close of the polling station, we will know the name of the new Prince, elected by the will of the people of Seborga.

On Friday 23, at 18:00, in the main square (Piazza della Libertà) the two official candidates: Marcello Menegatto (left in the photo) and Gian Luigi Morgia (right in the photo) will present themself to the Seborgans for a final call, before the elections.

30 March 2010

Elections in Seborga: nominated two candidates for the coming elections

The Council of the Priors and the Council of the Crown have finally selected two candidates for the elections of the new Prince of Seborga.

According to the Seborgan Codes of Law (“Statuti Generali”), the Councils voted for two of the five runners for the elections: Marcello Menegatto and Gian Luigi Morgia. Both are well known Seborgans residents and respected by the citizens.

The two official candidates will have now until the 18th April to accept the nominee and each submit the names of four reliable ministers that they wish to appoint.
It is also expected that on the same day the Councils will announce the date for the coming elections.