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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Antigua and Barbuda.
Who wrote the Antiguan national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Antigua and Barbuda officially adopted?
Please add any valuable information like links to anthem's mp3, video, lyrics, free sheet music etc.
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The National anthem of Antigua and Barbuda is "Fair Antigua, We Salute Thee".
Antigua and Barbuda's anthem lyrics were written by Novelle Hamilton RICHARDS and the music was written by Walter Garnet Picart CHAMBERS.
Adopted 1967; As A Commonwealth Country, In Addition To The National Anthem, "God Save The Queen" Serves As The Royal Anthem .
 
National anthem of Antigua and Barbuda free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Antigua and Barbuda's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Antigua and Barbuda national anthem on Youtube
 
Antiguan anthem lyrics (Official English)
Fair Antigua and Barbuda
We thy sons and daughters stand
Strong and firm in peace or danger,
To safeguard our native land:
We commit ourselves to building
A true nation, brave and free!
Ever striving, ever seeking
Dwell in love and unity.
Raise the standard! Raise it boldly!
Answer now to duty call:
To the service of your country,
Sparing nothing giving all!
Gird your loins and join the battle
Gainst fear hate and poverty:
Each endeavouring, all achieving,
Live in peace where man is free!
God of nations, let thy blessing
Fall upon this land ours
Rain and sunshine ever sending
Fill her fields with crops and flowers:
We, her children do implore thee:
Give us strength, faith, loyalty:
Never failing, all enduring
To defend her liberty.
 
You can find more information about Antiguan anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Antiguan national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda flag

Conventional short form country name: Antigua and Barbuda.
Conventional long form country name: none.
 
Antigua and Barbuda Government Type: constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government and a Commonwealth realm.
 
Constitutional monarchy is a system of government in which a monarch is guided by a constitution whereby his/her rights, duties, and responsibilities are spelled out in written law or by custom. 
 
Commonwealth is a nation, state, or other political entity founded on law and united by a compact of the people for the common good. 
 
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