Friday, 29 October 2010
Ramelau Cultural Festival
Ramelau, as the mountain is the symbol of pride and unity to the people of Timor-Leste. The Nobel Peace Laureate said that, "Mount Ramelau has been a silent witness to everything that occurred in the County and therefore is an integral part of the Timorese National Insignia."
President Ramos Horta thanked the Prime Minster and the various ministries for their support towards the festival and acknowledged the contribution and support of Conoco Philips and Timor Telecom the US Embassy afor their contribution to the event.
The festival is a part of the President’s initiative ‘on Dili – City of Peace’, campaign, which aims at promoting and establishing peace and unity in the Country. After the 2006 violence President office still run a campaign to end the violence in East Timor. President office also plan for a sport tournament in Dili in the near Future. There many participants from each 13 districts in East Timor. Each Districts wearing their own tais as identic to their cultures and presented two songs to promote the national unity and peace.