Banner o Togo

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The banner o Togo wis adoptit on Aprile 27, 1960. It haes five equal horizontal baunds o green (top an bottom) alternatin wi yellow. There is a white five-pointit starn on a red square in the upper hoist-side corner. It uises the popular pan-African colors o Ethiopie, but the design resembles the banner o Liberie which itsel echoes the banner o the Unitit States.

The banner wis designed bi airtist Paul Ahyi an approximates a golden rectangle closely.[1] Ahyi (1930 – Januar 4, 2010) wis regardit as the greatest African airtists in the contemporary field. Born in Togo, Ahyi graduatit frae the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts[2] in Paris in 1959 an returned tae Togo. He designed the banner o Togo while wirkin on ither contemporary wirks.[3]

Historical banners[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Flag of Togo". FOTW.us. Flags Of The World. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  2. "Paul Ahyi of Togo joins roster of UNESCO Artists for Peace". United Nations. 2009-09-11. Retrieved 2010-01-12. 
  3. Décès de Paul Ahyi, le Picasso africain (French) Le Telegramme

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