University of Wisconsin–Madison

K-6: About Timor-Leste

N A T I O N A L F L A G

The yellow triangle represents the traces of colonialism in the country. The black triangle represents the status quo that needs to be overcome. The red background on the left of the flag symbolizes the struggle for national liberation. Lastly, the small white star that is also known as, “the light that guides” represents peace.
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H O L I D A Y S

November 12 | Youth National Day

November 28 | Independence Day

December 7 | National Heroes Day