During the evening, the King delivered an address to the assembled crowd, in which he praised Emperor Norton, Students for the Advancement of Kemetia and all citizen's commitment to personal democracy and cooperation. His Sovereign Majesty also announced the creation of an Order of Knighthood, the Order of the Sovereign (OS), to be given by the Monarch each year during Emperor Norton Day. This year's recipients included the Prime Minister Jolyon Lloyd-Davies, former Finance Minister
Arran Marais-Gilchrist and SAK President Alexander Cole. Only Mr. Cole was present to accept his honor. Neither Lloyd-Davies nor Marais-Gilchrist have formally acknowledged or accepted the honor.