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The Philippine National Anthem

 

Tagalog Version
"Lupang Hinirang"

Composed by Julian Felipe
on June 12, 1898


Bayang magiliw, perlas ng Silanganan.
Alab ng puso, sa dibdib mo'y buhay.
Lupang hinirang, duyan ka ng magiting
Sa manlulupig, 'di ka pasisiil.

Sa dagat at bundok, sa simoy at
sa langit mong bughaw,
may dilag ang tula at awit
sa paglayang minamahal.

Ang kislap ng watawat mo'y
tagumpay na nagniningning.
Ang bituin at araw niya'y
kailan pa ma'y di magdidilim.

Lupa ng araw, ng luwalhati't pagsinta,
buhay ay langit sa piling mo.
Aming ligaya na 'pag may mang-aapi,
ang mamatay ng dahil sa iyo.

English Version
("Beloved Country")

by Camilo Osias and M.A. Lane in 1920

Land of the morning
Child of the sun returning
With fervor burning
Thee do our souls adore.

Land dear and holy,
Cradle of noble heroes,
Ne'er shall invaders
Trample thy sacred shores.

Ever within thy skies and through thy clouds
And o'er thy hills and seas;
Do we behold thy radiance, feel the throb
Of glorious liberty.

Thy banner dear to all hearts
Its sun and stars alright,
O, never shall its shining fields
Be dimmed by tyrant's might!.

Beautiful land of love,
O land of light,
In thine embrace 'tis rapture to lie,
But its glory ever, when thou art wronged,
For us, thy sons to suffer and die.

Spanish Version
("Filipinas")

by Jose Palma
in September 23, 1899

Tierra adorada
Hija del sol de Oriente,
Su fuego ardiente en ti latiendo esta.

Patria de amores!
Del heroismo cuna,
Los invasores
No te hallaran jamas.

En tu azul cielo, en tus auras,
En tus montes y en tu mar
Esplende y late el poema
De tu amada libertad.
Tu pabellon, que en las lides
La victoria illumino,
No vera nunca apagados
Sus estrellas y su sol.

Tierra de dichas, del sol y de amores,
En tu regazo dulce es vivir.
Es una gloria para tus hijos,
Cuando te ofenden, por ti morir.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8491, - An Act Prescribing the Code of the National Flag, Anthem, Motto, Coat-of-Arms and Other Heraldic Items and Devices of the Philippines

 

The national anthem

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