As part of her research project on micronations, Sandra Petermann went to Camarque, more precisely to the Principauté d’Aigues-Mortes, at the end of September. The micronation was founded in 2011 to strengthen the local economy and community and is based on human rights values like gender and race equality. Their aim is to provide an alternative citizenship, that federates, values, and encourages the people of Aigues-Mortes through solidarity, friendship, and kindness (click here for more information on the Principality). Every year, a ball (the Golden Bucket) is held there, which is attended not only by citizens of the Principauté d’Aigues-Mortes but also by representatives of the international micronational community. During the event, the Grand Princely Order of the Pink Flamingo (Grand Ordre Princier du Flamant Rose) is awarded to persons who have rendered outstanding services to the Principauté. This year, based on her publications and long-standing scientific interest, Sandra Petermann had the honour of receiving this award together with four other people from the micronation. Je vous en remercie du fond du cœur!