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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of The Bahamas.
Who wrote the Bahamian national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of The Bahamas 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 The Bahamas is "March On, Bahamaland!".
The Bahamas's anthem lyrics were written by Timothy GIBSON and the music was written by Timothy GIBSON.
Adopted 1973; As A Commonwealth Country, In Addition To The National Anthem, "God Save The Queen" Serves As The Royal Anthem .
 
National anthem of The Bahamas free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of The Bahamas's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to The Bahamas national anthem on Youtube
 
Bahamian anthem lyrics (Official English)
Lift up your head to the rising sun, Bahamaland;
March on to glory, your bright banners waving high.
 
See how the world marks the manner of your bearing!
Pledge to excel through love and unity.
Pressing onward, march together
to a common loftier goal;
 
Steady sunward, tho' the weather
hide the wide and treachrous shoal.
 
Lift up your head to the rising sun, Bahamaland,
'Til the road you've trod lead unto your God,
 
MARCH ON, BAHAMALAND.
 
You can find more information about Bahamian anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Bahamian national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

The Bahamas
Bahamian national symbol: blue marlin; flamingo.

The Bahamas flag

Conventional short form country name: The Bahamas.
Conventional long form country name: Commonwealth of The Bahamas.
 
The Bahamas Government Type: constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm.
 
Parliamentary democracy is a political system in which the legislature (parliament) selects the government - a prime minister, premier, or chancellor along with the cabinet ministers - according to party strength as expressed in elections; by this system, the government acquires a dual responsibility: to the people as well as to the parliament. 
 
A Commonwealth realm is a sovereign state that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, has Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning constitutional monarch, and has a royal line of succession in common with the other realms. There are sixteen Commonwealth realms.
 
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