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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Tuvalu.
Who wrote the Tuvaluan national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Tuvalu 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 Tuvalu is "Tuvalu mo te Atua" which means in English "Tuvalu for the Almighty".
Tuvalu's anthem lyrics were written by Afaese MANOA and the music was written by Afaese MANOA.
Adopted 1978; The Anthem's Name Is Also The Nation's Motto.
 
 
Listen to Tuvalu national anthem on Youtube
 
Tuvaluan anthem lyrics (Official English)
Tuvalu for the Almighty
Are the words we hold most dear;
For as people or as leaders
Of Tuvalu we all share
In the knowledge that God
Ever rules in heav'n above,
And that we in this land
Are united in His love.
We build on a sure foundation
When we trust in God's great law;
"Tuvalu for the Almighty"
Be our song for evermore!
Let us trust our lives henceforward
To the King to whom we pray,
With our eyes fixed firmly on Him
He is showing us the
"May we reign with Him in glory"
Be our song for evermore,
for His almighty power
Is our strength from shore to shore.
Shout aloud in jubilation
To the King whom we adore.
"Tuvalu free and united"
Be our song for evermore!
 
You can find more information about Tuvaluan anthem on Wikipedia - See link.

 

Tuvalu

Tuvalu flag

Conventional short form country name: Tuvalu.
Conventional long form country name: none.
Local short form country name: Tuvalu.
Local long form country name: none.
Former name of Tuvalu: Ellice Islands.
"Tuvalu" Means "Group Of Eight" Referring To The Country's Eight Traditionally Inhabited Islands
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Tuvalu Government Type: parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm.
 
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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