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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Curacao.
Who wrote the Curacaoan national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Curacao 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 Curacao is Himmo di Korsou which means in English "Anthem of Curacao".
Curacao's anthem lyrics were written by Guillermo ROSARIO, Mae HENRIQUEZ, Enrique MULLER, Betty DORAN and the music was written by Frater Candidus NOWENS, Errol "El Toro" COLINA.
Adapted 1978; The Lyrics, Originally Written In 1899, Were Rewritten In 1978 To Make Them Less Colonial In Nature.
 
 
Listen to Curacao national anthem on Youtube
 
Curacaoan anthem lyrics (English translation)
Let's raise our voice and sing
the grandeur of Curaçao;
Curaçao, small island,
a boulder in the sea!
 
Curaçao, we love you
above all nations.
Your glory we sing
with all our hearts.
 
Our people have their struggle
but we always have our faith
to accomplish always
victory through labour!
 
Let us do our part
for the island's prosperity.
Let us unite forces
so we can triumph.
 
(To) Our fatherland we demonstrate
honour and loyalty,
as to the flag
the union of our nation.
 
Our lives would be little
to give for our country,
fighting united for liberty,
love and understanding.
 
And when we are far from home
we all recall
Curaçao, its sun and beaches
the pride of us all.
 
Let us praise our Creator
always and forever,
for He has made us worthy
to be a child of Curaçao!
 
You can find more information about Curacaoan anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Curacaoan national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Curacao

Curacao flag

Former name of Curacao: Netherlands Antilles; Curacao and Dependencies.
 
Curacao Government Type: parliamentary.
 
Parliamentary government (Cabinet-Parliamentary government) is a government in which members of an executive branch (the cabinet and its leader - a prime minister, premier, or chancellor) are nominated to their positions by a legislature or parliament, and are directly responsible to it; this type of government can be dissolved at will by the parliament (legislature) by means of a no confidence vote or the leader of the cabinet may dissolve the parliament if it can no longer function. 
 
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