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Timor-Leste organizes its first music and cultural fiesta

5 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The government in Catholic-majority Timor-Leste organized the first music and cultural fiesta comprising contestants from across the country. This is part of an effort for tourism promotion and diversifying sources of income.
The festival was held on Atauro Island, north of Dili, from Nov. 21 to 24. It was attended by President Jose Ramos-Horta and Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak, accompanied by 14 ambassadors from various countries like the United States, Australia, France, Brazil, Brunei, Darussalam, Thailand and the European Union.
Over 3,000 individuals from 13 municipalities were...
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