Samoa national anthem song

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Who wrote the Samoan national anthem (lyrics and music)?

When was the national anthem of Samoa officially adopted?

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The National anthem of Samoa is “O le Fu’a o le Sa’olotoga o Samoa” which means in English “The Banner of Freedom”.
Samoa’s anthem lyrics were written by Sauni Liga KURESA and the music was written by Sauni Liga KURESA.
Adopted 1962; The Anthem Is Also Known As “Samoa Tula’i” (Samoa Arise).
Listen to Samoa national anthem on Youtube
Samoan anthem lyrics (Official English)
Samoa, arise and raise your flag, your crown!
Samoa, arise and raise your flag, your crown!
Look at those stars that are waving on it:
This is the symbol of Jesus, who died on it for Samoa.
Oh, Samoa, hold fast your power forever.
Do not be afraid; God is our foundation, our freedom.
Samoa, arise: your flag is waving, your crown!
You can find more information about Samoan anthem on Wikipedia – See link.
Sheet Music: View the Samoan national anthem sheet music – See link.


Samoan national symbol: Southern Cross constellation (five, five-pointed stars).

Samoa flag

Conventional short form country name: Samoa.
Conventional long form country name: Independent State of Samoa.
Local short form country name: Samoa.
Local long form country name: Malo Sa’oloto Tuto’atasi o Samoa.
Former name of Samoa: Western Samoa.
Samoa 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.