Ars Moriendi, the world´s first Farewell Bureau, help individuals and organizations liberate themselves from codependency with dysfunctional cultural artifacts in society, like belief systems, mindsets and institutions. As farewell undertakers, we strive to play a unique role in society’s preparation for the impending transformation.

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Ars Moriendi, the world´s first Farewell Bureau, help individuals and organizations liberate themselves from codependency with dysfunctional cultural artifacts in society, like belief systems, mindsets and institutions. As farewell undertakers, we strive to play a unique role in society’s preparation for the impending transformation.

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Ceremony host

The ceremony host assists with several tasks and has many practical responsibilities before, during, and after the ceremony. Therefore, we always recommend a ceremony host at farewell ceremonies. Before the ceremony, the host ensures that all objects and floral decorations are arranged properly. During the planning process, the host coordinates the officiant, organist, caretaker, soloist, … Read more

Advertising

A farewell ad is a common and effective way to announce the place and time of the farewell ceremony and memorial. It also usually states if there are any requests for dress code. Our first meeting is usually a good opportunity for us to together design the advertisement. Therefore, it may be valuable to consider … Read more

Our Consulting Services

To implement system and institutional decommissioning or other complex closure is a difficult art. Most often, special skills and a different mindset are required than in other change processes. At Ars Moriendi, we have extensive expertise when it comes to complex change in difficult to navigate and unpredictable processes. In addition to our ceremonial activities … Read more

Environmental Policy

Ars Moriendi does not boast about products and services that have as little environmental impact as possible. On the other hand, our farewell service takes a unique approach to environmental challenges. Taking farewell of dysfunctional and/or worn-out cultural artifacts is a powerful tool for reducing one’s environmental impact. At the same time, it promotes the … Read more

Flower tips

Flowers are both appreciated and meaningful during a farewell ceremony. They provide something beautiful to rest the eyes upon and add a personal touch to the ceremony. Many choose to surround the object of the farewell with various flower arrangements. It is also common to combine this with placed bouquets and other floral arrangements. Remember … Read more

Program cards

We can help you create a program card for the farewell ceremony. Such cards are sometimes also called printed programs. A program card makes it easier for everyone present, as it serves as a guide on how the ceremony will proceed. The card presents the program for the entire ceremony, including poems, songs, and other … Read more

Memorial Service

Gathering after a farewell ceremony to remember and eat something together can often be comforting. It creates an opportunity to talk, share memories, and socialize in peace. There are really no rules about what a memorial gathering should look like. Please feel free to turn to us if you need inspiration and tips on what … Read more

Flowers & music

Flowers are much appreciated at farewell ceremonies. They provide something to rest the eyes on while also giving the ceremony a personal touch. It is common to decorate the podium with various flower arrangements, but it is also possible to place floral displays on the floor next to it. There are many ways to make … Read more

Officiant

There are always opportunities to make the last farewell as personal as you wish. And you decide who is to be the officiant. It is the officiant who plans and leads the farewell ceremony. Since the design is very free, it is important to plan the ceremony carefully. You and the officiant should meet well … Read more