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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Indonesia.
Who wrote the Indonesian national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Indonesia 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 Indonesia is "Indonesia Raya" which means in English "Great Indonesia".
Indonesia's anthem lyrics were written by Wage Rudolf SOEPRATMAN and the music was written by Wage Rudolf SOEPRATMAN.
Adopted 1945.
 
National anthem of Indonesia free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Indonesia's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Indonesia national anthem on Youtube
 
Indonesian anthem lyrics (English translation)
Indonesia, my homeland
The land where I shed my blood
Right there, I stand
To be a guide of my motherland
 
Indonesia, my nationality
My nation and my homeland
Let us exclaim
"Indonesia unites!"
 
Long live my land, long live my state
My nation, my people, entirely
Let us build its soul, let us build its body
For the Great Indonesia
 
REFRAIN:
Great Indonesia, independent & sovereign!
My land, my country which I love
Great Indonesia, independent & sovereign!
Long live Great Indonesia!
 
Great Indonesia, independent & sovereign!
My land, my country which I love
Great Indonesia, independent & sovereign!
Long live Great Indonesia!
 
You can find more information about Indonesian anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Indonesian national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Indonesia
Indonesian national symbol: garuda (mythical bird).

Indonesia flag

Conventional short form country name: Indonesia.
Conventional long form country name: Republic of Indonesia.
Local short form country name: Indonesia.
Local long form country name: Republik Indonesia.
Former name of Indonesia: Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies.
 
Indonesia 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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