Holidays in East Timor

Holidays in East Timor are a best time to visit the beautiful country of East Timor. Browse through the East Timor travel guide and know about the Holidays in East Timor.
Public Holidays in East Timor are a time of celebration of various festivals or events or a celebration of the birth anniversaries of national heroes or commemorating the death of eminent personalities or any significant event which was a turning point in the history of East Timor.
Officially known as the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, East Timor is a beautiful country in Southeast Asia. The eastern half of the island of Timor, the beautiful islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecussi-Ambeno make up East Timor. The small country of East Timor is situated to the northwest of Darwin in Australia.
East Timor was colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, and was called Portuguese Timor until Portuguese left the country. No sooner than East Timor declared its independence in the end of 1975, that Indonesia invaded and occupied it. Following the United Nations act of self-determination, Indonesia gave up control over the territory and East Timor was declared as the first new independent sovereign country of the twenty-first century on May 20th in the year 2002. East Timor along with Philippines is one of only two states with Roman Catholicism as the dominant religion. Visit East Timor at the time of Holidays in East Timor and explore the history and culture of East Timor.
Most of the East Timor public holidays commemorate historic events in the freedom struggle, as well as colorful events of Roman Catholicism. You can plan your East Timor tours accordingly. You can visit the beautiful country of East Timor on New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Labour Day, Eid al-Adha, All Saints’ Day, Corpus Christi, Immaculate Conception, Independence Restoration Day Anniversary of transfer of sovereignty from the United Nations transitional government and Christmas Day.

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