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National Anthems

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A national anthem is a form of patriotic music that reflects on the history and traditions of a nation. The majority of national anthems are marches or hymns. The oldest anthem known is 'Wilhelmus', the Dutch national anthem, which was written between 1568 and 1572. The Japanese anthem, 'Kimi ga Yo' is often wrongly thought to be the oldest because the lyrics are taken from a poem written in 794, but it didn't become an anthem until the mid-1800's.
The New National Anthem is a combination of "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" and "Die Stem van Suid-Afrika" "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" ("Lord Bless Africa" in Xhosa), was originally composed as a hymn in 1897 by Enoch Sontonga, a teacher at a Methodist mission school in Johannesburg. The ANC used it as a...
Jenifer Hudson sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl 44 at RaymondJames Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
Advance Australia Fair was proclaimed as Australia's National anthem of Australia on 19 April 1984. .
The Australian national anthem is titled "Advance Australia Fair".It was nearly "Waltzing Matilda". This has become Australia'ssecond, or unofficial anthem.
Italy's national anthem is Il Canto degli Italiani (The Song of the Italians) and is also known as Inno di Mameli (Mameli's Hymn) and Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy).
it was proclaimed on July 1st 1980 it was proclaimed on July 1st 1980
Brother or buddy can you spare a dime
The famous poem written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812, became our National Anthem on 3 March 1931 by resolution of Congress which was signed by President Herbert Hoover.
Advance Australia Fair was adopted as the National anthem of Australia on 19 April 1984. Prior to 1984, Australia's national anthem was the Royal anthem God Save the Queen. The Labor Party sought to change this to reflect a more "Australian" anthem, as it consolidated its independence from...
The Grenadian National anthem was written by Principal, Irva Baptiste and composed by Louis Arnold Masanto .
The University of Arizona & University of Michigan Marching Bands played the National Anthem at the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game (aka Super Bowl I) in Los Angeles in 1967. The first soloist to perform the National Anthem was Anita Bryant, who sang the anthem in Super Bowl III in Miami in...
There are seven verses in the French national Anthem, the latter being added by a different author. Nowadays the common version is made up of the first verse plus the chorus, while the full-length version is rarely sung.
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The first National Anthem in ASL (American Sign Language) took place at Super Bowl XXVI. Harry Connick, Jr sang the National Anthem while Lori Hilary performed the Anthem in ASL.
urdu and farse is used in the national anthem of pakistan
The anthem is just over 2 minutes long
Super Bowl XLV (2011) National Anthem will be sung by Christina Aguilera.
Robert Merrill sang the "The Star Spangled Banner" the most on opening day at Yankee Stadium. The tradition started in 1969 and lasted for over three decades.
There are four different versions of the words in all 4 of Switzerland's official languages. That is: German, French, Italian and Romansh.
To show respect for the country that you live in.
At the beginning before the coin toss.
The length of the American National Anthem is approximately 1minute and 34 seconds.
Garth Brooks sang the national anthem at Super Bowl XXVII.
The episode is called "O Say, Can You Remember The Words?"
I am not sure, but I think to represent Canada
Illinois is a state and does not have a national anthem.. A "nation" has a national anthem.. The national anthem of the US is "The Star Spangled Banner".
Washington is not a nation. Therefore it does not have a national anthem.
While Scotland has no official national anthem, several have been proposed, notably the songs "Flower of Scotland", "Auld Lang Syne", and "Scotland the Brave". It is generally recognised to be "Flower of Scotland" and this is what is sung by Scottish teams at international sports matches. this is a...
To honor and respect our country at national events.
Johan Ludvig Runeberg in the 1846. Actually, he wrote it originally in Swedish as a first poem to his book The Tales of Ensign Stål (in Finnish Vänrikki Stålin tarinat ). In the 1848 Fredrik Pacius composed it. After it Paavo Cajander translated the song to Finnish. Finland's...
Goffredo Mameli composed Italy's national anthem and it is called II Canto degli italiani
Sinne Fianna Fáil [5] Atá fé gheall ag Éirinn Buíon dár slua Thar toinn do ráinig chugainn Fé mhóid bheith saor Seantír ár sinsear feasta Ní fhágfar fén tíorán ná fén tráill Anocht a théam sa bhearna bhaoil Le gean ar Ghaeil...
No state has their own anthem, but there are songs that are thought of as national anthems, because they are sung in that state so much.
After a Public Opinon poll in 1974, the then Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam, announced that "Advance Australia Fair" would be Australia's new National Anthem, the tune suggested and favoured by his wife Margaret. This change was short-lived and we returned to "God Save the Queen". A further...
Yes. In the scene where the captain of the Red October announces the psudo-orders to the crew, they begin singing the Russian national anthem.
Nkosi Sikeleli Africa Malup hakanyiswu phando lwayo
Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 - January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner."
my answer would be i have no clue
United States United Kingdom Italy Russia Brazil Nearly every country has a national anthem, in fact I think every one does.
Our country's national anthem is called "The Star Spangled Banner" To read more about it's history, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner
The Argentine National Anthem ( Himno Nacional Argentino ) is the national anthem of Argentina . Its lyrics were written by Vicente López y Planes , and the music was composed by Blas Parera . This song was adopted as the national anthem on May 11, 1813, three years after...
I think it was actually a World Series game, 1985 Candlestick Park.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azqp5Qxxvnc&feature=related. He also sang the national anthem at the 1981 NFC Championship Game in San Francisco, the game of 'The Catch' against the Dallas Cowboys. But never at a Super Bowl.. Huey...
The National Anthem (The Star Spangled Banner) should follow the Pledge of Allegiance. If it does not, then no musical score/hymn should follow.
'La Marseillaise', the French national anthem, was originaly written as a war song, which is why it was written in a gung-ho style.
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It is usually sang because it represents the country your in. Most tournaments are worldwide so they need to see what country it is. It also shows honor and proudness towards the country also luck to the players .
Banner Line Flags attention! in l93l the Star Spangled Banner was officially declared the National anthem by the Government. previously, a number of patriotic songs were contenders, such as Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean, and Battle Hymn of the Republic the latter by Julia Ward Howe and directly...
Государственный гимн Российской Федерацииtsii Россия --- священная наша держава, РоссиÑ...
New Zealand actually has two national anthems God Defend New Zealand/Aotearoa and God Save the Queen but in my whole life I have never heard anyone use the God Save the Queen one so I'll just give you the first verse to God Defend New Zealand/Aotearoa First verse in English: God of Nations at...
'la marseillaise' which is the name for an inhabitant of Marseille (un marseillais, une marseillaise)
We sing it in Irish but in English the title is 2 The Soldier Song" but in Irish its Amhrán na bhFiann Sinne Firnna Fáil A tá fé gheall ag Éirinn, buion dár slua Thar toinn do ráinig chugainn, Fé mhóid bheith saor. Sean tír ár sinsir feasta Ní...
Advance Australia Fair was adopted as the National anthem of Australia on 19 April 1984.
Hymn To Liberty, Greek Original: . Σὲ γνωρίζω ἀπὸ τὴν κόψι Τοῦ σπαθιοῦ τὴν τρομερή, Σὲ γνωρίζω ἀπὸ τὴν á½...
The National Anthem of Belgium titled "La Brabanconne"..The lyrics of the ''La Brabanconne" was written by a young revolutionary with the pseudonym 'Jenneval' and music was composed by Francois Van Campenhout, a violinist. Jenneval's real name was Hippolyte Louis-Alexandre Dechet, who was a French...
Because Congress made a law in 1931 declaring it to be so. The Star Spangled Banner was only one of several equally-prominent US patriotic songs until 1889, when Secretary of the Navy Benjamin F. Tracy issued a general order that it be played at the raising of the flag on US Naval ships and...
This is the entire song that includes 11 stanzas. Though if sung, they sing only the first and the last stanza. Oi maamme, Suomi, synnyinmaa, soi, sana kultainen. Ei laaksoa, ei kukkulaa, ei vettä, rantaa rakkaampaa, kuin kotimaa tää pohjoinen, maa kallis isien. On maamme köyhÃ...
The official translation or literal translation?
the name of the anthem is "Amhrán na bhFiann", which translates as the "Soldiers Song"
If you're in a very formal setting, putting your right hand over your heart would be customary, but Danes in general aren't too caught up on etiquette so don't worry about offending anyone. Most people will just sing it, or listen to it.
O Canada! Our home and native land! True patriot love in all thy sons command.With glowing hearts we see thee rise, The True North strong and free!From far and wide, O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.God keep our land glorious and free! O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.O Canada, we...
National Anthem of Wales Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (Land of my Fathers) Cymraeg Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi Gwlad beirdd a chantorion enwogion o fri Ei gwrol ryfelwr, gwlad garwyr tra mad Tros ryddid collasant eu gwaed. Gwlad Gwlad, Pleidiol wyf I'm gwlad, Tra môr yn...
Hatikva (The Hope) / Naftali Herz Imber Kol od baLevav penima Nefesh Yehudi homi'ya U'lfa'ati mizra'Ch kadima A'ain leZion 'Tzofiya Od lo avda tikvatenu Hatikva bat shnot alpa'aim Lihiyot am 'Chofshi beAr'Tzenu Ere'Tz Zion veYeroshalaim
When the Cactus Cuties first sang the national anthem in 2008, they were: Baylee 13, Blaire 10, Andi 11, Tatum 11, Madeline 8.
A person can be any age as long as he/she can sing well and does a good job of singing the anthem.
The US Congress made the Star-Spangled Banner the national anthem in 1931. President Herbert Hoover signed the bill.
Enoch Sontonga wrote the anthem in 1897.
"Waltzing Matilda" had a chance of becoming Australia's national anthem in the 1970s/1980s. Back in 1973 then Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam wanted a new national anthem instead of "God Save the Queen" and a competition was held. None of the new entries was considered worthy enough, so the existing...