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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Trinidad and Tobago.
Who wrote the Trinidadian national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago is "Forged From the Love of Liberty".
Trinidad and Tobago's anthem lyrics were written by Patrick Stanislaus CASTAGNE and the music was written by Patrick Stanislaus CASTAGNE.
Adopted 1962; The Song Was Originally Created To Serve As An Anthem For The West Indies Federation; It Was Adopted By Trinidad And Tobago Following The Federation's Dissolution In 1962.
 
National anthem of Trinidad and Tobago free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Trinidad and Tobago's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Trinidad and Tobago national anthem on Youtube
 
Trinidadian anthem lyrics (Official English)
Forged from the love of liberty
In the fires of hope and prayer
With boundless faith in our destiny
We solemnly declare:
Side by side we stand
Islands of the blue Caribbean sea,
This our native land
We pledge our lives to thee.
Here every creed and race find an equal place,
And may God bless our nation
Here every creed and race find an equal place,
And may God bless our nation.
 
Note: Words and music by Patrick Castagne (1916-2000).
 
You can find more information about Trinidadian anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Trinidadian national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidadian national symbol: scarlet ibis (bird of Trinidad); cocrico (bird of Tobago).

Trinidad and Tobago flag

Conventional short form country name: Trinidad and Tobago.
Conventional long form country name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
 
Trinidad and Tobago 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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