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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Burma.
Who wrote the Burmese national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Burma 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 Burma is "Kaba Ma Kyei" which means in English "Till the End of the World, Myanmar".
Burma's anthem lyrics were written by SAYA TIN and the music was written by SAYA TIN.
Adopted 1948; Burma Is Among A Handful Of Non-European Nations That Have Anthems Rooted In Indigenous Traditions; The Beginning Portion Of The Anthem Is A Traditional Burmese Anthem Before Transitioning Into A Western-Style Orchestrated Work.
National anthem of Burma free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Burma's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
Listen to Burma national anthem on Youtube
Burmese anthem lyrics (English translation)
First Part
Where prevail justice and independence,
It's our country ... our land.
Where prevail equal rights and correct policies,
For people to lead a peaceful life,
It's our country ... our land.
We solemnly pledge to preserve,
The Union, and the heritage, for perpetuity.[4]
Second Part
Literal Syllables matched with notes
Until the world ends up shattering, long live Burma!
We love our land because this is our real inheritance.
Until the world ends up shattering, long live Burma!
We love our land because this is our real inheritance.
We will sacrifice our lives to protect our country,
This is our nation, this is our land and it belongs to us.
Being our nation and our land, let us do good causes to our nation in unity!
And this is our very duty to our invaluable land.
We shall love, forevermore
Burma (Myanmar) the land of our fathers of yore!
We shall love, forevermore
Burma (Myanmar) the land of our fathers of yore!
Giving our lives for our union we fight,
This is our country, our land, ours by right.
We, for her the tasks responsibly shoulder,
As we'll stand in duty to this, our precious land.
You can find more information about Burmese anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Burmese national anthem sheet music - See link.


Burmese national symbol: chinthe (mythical lion).

Burma flag

Conventional short form country name: Burma.
Conventional long form country name: Union of Burma.
Local short form country name: Myanma Naingngandaw.
Local long form country name: Pyidaungzu Thammada Myanma Naingngandaw (translated as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar).
Former name of Burma: Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma, Union of Myanmar.
Since 1989 The Military Authorities In Burma And The Current Parliamentary Government Have Promoted The Name Myanmar As A Conventional Name For Their State; The US Government Has Not Adopted The Name
Burma Government Type: parliamentary government took power in March 2011.
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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