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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Egypt.
Who wrote the Egyptian national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Egypt 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 Egypt is "Bilady, Bilady, Bilady" which means in English "My Homeland, My Homeland, My Homeland".
Egypt's anthem lyrics were written by Younis-al QADI and the music was written by Sayed DARWISH.
Adopted 1979; After The Signing Of The 1979 Peace With Israel, Egypt Sought To Create An Anthem Less Militaristic Than Its Previous One; Sayed DARWISH, Commonly Considered The Father Of Modern Egyptian Music, Composed The Anthem.
 
National anthem of Egypt free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Egypt's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Egypt national anthem on Youtube
 
Egyptian anthem lyrics (English translation)
Chorus:
My homeland, my homeland, my homeland,
You have my love and my Heart.
My homeland, my homeland, my homeland,
You have my love and my Heart.
Egypt! O mother of all lands,
you are my hope and my ambition,
And above all people
Your Nile has countless graces
 
Chorus
 
Egypt! Most precious gem,
A blaze on the brow of eternity!
O my homeland, be for ever free,
Safe from every enemy!
 
Chorus
 
Egypt, land of bounties
You are filled with the ancient glory
My purpose is to repel the enemy
And on God I rely
 
Chorus
 
Egypt, noble are thy children.
Loyal, and guardians of the reins.
Be we at war or peace
We will sacrifice ourselves for you, my country.
 
Chorus
 
 
You can find more information about Egyptian anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Egyptian national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Egypt
Egyptian national symbol: golden eagle.

Egypt flag

Conventional short form country name: Egypt.
Conventional long form country name: Arab Republic of Egypt.
Local short form country name: Misr.
Local long form country name: Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiyah.
Former name of Egypt: United Arab Republic (with Syria).
 
Egypt Government Type: republic.
 
Republic is a representative democracy in which the people's elected deputies (representatives), not the people themselves, vote on legislation. 
 
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