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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Dominica.
Who wrote the Dominican national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Dominica 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 Dominica is "Isle of Beauty".
Dominica's anthem lyrics were written by Wilfred Oscar Morgan POND and the music was written by Lemuel McPherson CHRISTIAN.
Adopted 1967.
 
National anthem of Dominica free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Dominica's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Dominica national anthem on Youtube
 
Dominican anthem lyrics (Official English)
Isle of beauty, isle of splendour,
Isle to all so sweet and fair,
All must surely gaze in wonder
At thy gifts so rich and rare.
Rivers, valleys, hills and mountains,
All these gifts we do extol.
Healthy land, so like all fountains,
Giving cheer that warms the soul.
Dominica, God hath blest thee
With a clime benign and bright,
Pastures green and flowers of beauty
Filling all with pure delight,
And a people strong and healthy,
Full of godly reverent fear.
May we ever seek to praise Thee
For these gifts so rich and rare.
Come ye forward, sons and daughters
Of this gem beyond compare.
Strive for honour, sons and daughters,
Do the right, be firm, be fair.
Toil with hearts and hands and voices.
We must prosper! Sound the call,
In which ev'ryone rejoices,
"All for Each and Each for All."
 
 
You can find more information about Dominican anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Dominican national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Dominica
Dominican national symbol: Sisserou parrot.

Dominica flag

Conventional short form country name: Dominica.
Conventional long form country name: Commonwealth of Dominica.
 
Dominica Government Type: parliamentary democracy.
 
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. 
 
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