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Veterans Day in East Timor is celebrated on March 3 to honor those who struggled against the Indonesian occupation of East Timor

Veterans Day in East Timor is celebrated on March 3 to honor those who struggled against the Indonesian occupation of East Timor

The island of Timor gave rise to a distinctive tradition (or traditions) of dance masks whose precise origins and significance remain uncertain. What information exists suggests that many of the masks originated in Timor-Leste (East Timor). Portraying both male and female ancestors, they were worn by men during dances and other ceremonies, including celebrations of victory in war.

The island of Timor gave rise to a distinctive tradition (or traditions) of dance masks whose precise origins and significance remain uncertain. What information exists suggests that many of the masks originated in Timor-Leste (East Timor). Portraying both male and female ancestors, they were worn by men during dances and other ceremonies, including celebrations of victory in war.

Birthday celebrations in Plan Timor-Leste.

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Thousands of Timorese citizens celebrate the inauguration of Taur Matan Ruak, the fifth President of Timor-Leste. (May 2012) Photo: UNMIT/Martine Perret

Thousands of Timorese citizens celebrate the inauguration of Taur Matan Ruak, the fifth President of Timor-Leste. (May Photo: UNMIT/Martine Perret

Celebrations in East Timor

Festivals & Holidays of Timor Leste

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