The Ramelau Cultural Festival is the biggest cultural event in East Timor. It is situated in the Ainaro region and held late in the year more often than not in October. The three-day occasion of social pride respects Mount Ramelau, an image of Timorese pride and unity.The Government, in an activity from the Presidency of the Republic, is teaming up in the Ramelau Culture Festival 2010, whose exercises will occur from the 27 to 29 October, at Ramelau.
This Festival means to advance the way of life and tourism of the nation, bringing, from every one of the thirteen locale, an example of every one's character that, as a gathering, constitutes Timor-Leste's identity. Ramelau, as the mountain is the image of pride and solidarity to the general population of Timor-Leste. The Nobel Peace Laureate said that, "Mount Ramelau has been a quiet observer to everything that happened in the County and consequently is a fundamental piece of the Timorese National Insignia." President Ramos Horta said thanks to the Prime Minster and the different services for their help towards the celebration and recognized the commitment and support of Conoco Philips and Timor Telecom the US Embassy afford their commitment to the occasion. There numerous members from every 13 locale in East Timor. Every area wearing their own tais as identic to their societies and displayed two melodies to advance the national solidarity and peace.