The meaning of the New Vietnam’s New National Flag.
The flag is identified as three vertical equal stripe background including the Yellow Stripe, the Green Stripe, the Red Stripe, and the White Twelve- Equally-Pointed Star in the middle of the flag. The flag has the width measured two-third (2/3) of the length.
The Yellow Stripe is located at the left, at the base of the flag. The Yellow Color symbolizes the Asiatic geographical location of Vietnam. The Yellow Color also symbolizes the Asiatic Races living in Vietnam. The Yellow Color at the base of the flag expresses the idea that the People are the Country's Real Owner.
The Red Stripe is located at the right, at the end of the flag. The Red Color depicts revolutionary enthusiasm. The Red Color at the end of the flag also expresses the People's expectation and being always enthusiastic to change for a better life.
The Green Stripe is located at the middle of the flag symbolizes the peaceful country of Vietnam in a vital environment.
The White Color is a neutral color used to conciliate the other colors. It is used to express Peace, Accord, and Reconciliation. The White Color is also the Color of Freedom.
There is One White Twelve-Equally-Pointed Star located at the middle of the Green Stripe, also at the center of the flag. It symbolizes All the VN Citizens of the Peoples of All Races loving peace, being equal, and united in a peaceful co-existence living in the country of Vietnam whose unification, unity and sovereignty.
The Twelve-Equally-Pointed Star also expresses the precious values of Freedom, Equality, and Pluralism in a Society of Multiethnic-Grassroots-Democracy in Vietnam.
The flag is displayed in a horizontal shape and the Yellow Stripe is at the left side, at the base of the flag.
If it is displayed with the Red Stripe at the left side, it is in a reverse position.
The flag is displayed in a vertical shape and the Yellow Stripe is at the upper part of the flag.
If it is displayed with the Red Stripe at the upper part of the flag, it is in a wrong position.
Why is the Twelve-Equally-Pointed Star selected? Because of criticisms and mockery toward the Other Stars, as follows:
1. The Five-Pointed Yellow Star is the Chinese Communist’s Slaves.
2. The Five-Pointed Red Star belongs to the Communist Armies.
3. The Five-Pointed White Star is the Satellite State of the United States.
4. The Six-Pointed Star of all colors is similar to the Jewish Star.
5. The Seven-Pointed Star of all colors is similar to the Australian Star.
6. The Eight-Pointed Star of all colors is similar to the Australian Star, and the star of Granada Territory in Latin America during the 19th Century; however, it has been abolished now.
7. The Nine-Pointed, Ten-Pointed, Eleven-Pointed Stars cannot convey any unique meaning.
8. Especially, the Twelve-Equally-Pointed Star can express a unique meaning that denote the cycle of twelve years of the Zodiac belong to everyone. Each person is born under one star, the Twelve-Equally-Pointed Star is used to symbolize everyone living in accord and equality./.
A starting point for a flag for a new Vietnam. The Reconciliation Flag itself is a much older proposal, from 1 January 1973. This is a revised version. The original version of the Reconciliation Flag is not incuded, yet. The differences the revision has caused are currently unknown.