Lonely Birthday Video January Twenty
Fourth is a video about a song from the Timor-Leste Republic. The
video gives you an idea about the music and the land.
Timor-Leste is a small country in South
East Asia and is the first country that gained its sovereignty in the
twenty first century when it became independent on May 20, 2002.
has a land area of 5400 square miles and a population of about 1.2
million people. It is a mountainous country, the highest point in
Timor-Leste is 9721 feet and the lowest point is at sea level.
Timor-Leste is on the southernmost part
of the Indonesian archipelago, about 400 miles northwest of Darwin,
Australia. It has two seasons, a dry season from May to November and
a wet season from December to April.
In the dry season the
temperatures range from 68 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit. In the wet
season the temperatures vary from 84 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
There are many fascinating aspects of
Timor-Leste. Timor-Leste has
been inhabited since 40000 B.C. and has had waves of immigrants,
despite its remote location. The official languages are
Tetum and Portuguese but Indonesian and English are used as well. The
inhabitants of Timore-Leste have a strong culture of poetry.
its independence, Timore-Leste used to be called East Timor. But
Timor means East! Even though Timore-Leste is a small country in a
remote location, its currency is the U.S. dollar. In 1996, two of its
residents, Bishop Carlos Filipe
Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta, shared the Nobel prize for
Timor-Leste exports interesting products like sandalwood, marble and coffee. If
you have had coffee at Starbucks you have tasted their coffee because
Starbucks purchases Timore-Leste coffee a lot.
If you know of a video of a birthday
song sung in Tetum, Adabe, Baikeno, Bunak, or any of the other
languages local to Timor-Leste, please let me know at Lonely People
Champion Facebook Page.
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