National Anthem of Kuwait
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|English: National Anthem|
National anthem of Kuwait
|Lyrics||Ahmad Meshari Al-Adwani|
Al-Nasheed Al-Watani (Arabic: النشيد الوطني, an-našid al-waṭanī, meaning "National Anthem"). The Kuwaiti national anthem is by poet Ahmad Meshari Al-Adwani, Ibrahim Al-Soula composed the music and Ahmad Ali arranged the composition. It was first broadcast on 25 February 1978.
The anthem is seldom used in Kuwait and is used primarily for special occasions. As such, many Kuwaitis do not use the national anthem.
|Arabic language||Transliteration||Figurative English translation
(not a literal translation of the Arabic text)
Kuwait, my country, may you be safe and glorious!
With everlasting symmetry, showing all eternity,
Blessed be my Country a homeland for harmony,
Led by faith and loyalty,
May you be safe and glorious.
- Kuwaiti Embassy in Beirut - The Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Beirut has long and short versions of the National Anthem.
- Kuwait: Al-Nasheed Al-Watani - Audio of the national anthem of Kuwait, with information and lyrics
- BBC News - Instrumental version of "Al-Nasheed Al-Watani" in RealAudio