The History of the Independent Union of Barastan
Sir The Ben, Sir Rhys and The Andrew stumble upon a book called How to Make Your Own Country by Valerie Wyatt. Being the Founders of the BAR Association and finding out from the book that "Stan" means land in Persian they had an idea of a country named Barastan.
Early November 2013:
After watching Danny Wallace's journey to making the Principality of Lovely and researching other Micro-Nations such as Molossia (Flag Pictured) Sir The Ben Is inspired to take Barastan to the next level.
Monday November 11th 2013
Sir The Ben Announces that the Independent Union of Barastan will declare independence from Canada on Friday November the 15th 2013. He also announced that that day would be known as Barapendence Day.
Friday November 15th 2013
On Friday, November 15th 2013 Barastan Declared Independence form Canada and the first Barapendence Day was celebrated. The Barastanian website is also realeased
Monday November 18th 2013
Barastan Introduces their first passports. It is a light-weight scan able piece of paper on a sheet of cardboard. It contains a QR code embedded with personal info and an Image of yourself.