Adopted in 1995 the Belarus flag features a horizontal red stripe, a smaller green stripe below it, and a white and red diamond-patterned border on the left side. The green symbolizes the future: hope, revival, and the lush greenery of Belarus. The red represents the past and the blood of those who defended Belarus. The decorative pattern symbolizes cultural heritage, spiritual continuity, and unity. Made in China from economy polyester and mounted on a wooden staff. Measures 12 in. x 18 in.