Banner o Togo

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FIAV 111111.svg Banner ratio: 1:1.618 (or 500:809)

The banner o Togo wis adoptit on Aprile 27, 1960. It haes five equal horizontal baunds o green (top an bottom) alternatin wi yellae. Thare is a white five-pointit starn on a reid 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. Archived frae the original on 7 Juin 2007. Retrieved 9 Juin 2007.
  2. "Paul Ahyi of Togo joins roster of UNESCO Artists for Peace". United Nations. 11 September 2009. Retrieved 12 Januar 2010.
  3. Décès de Paul Ahyi, le Picasso africain (French) Le Telegramme

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