Albanian National Anthem Lyrics

“Himni i Flamurit” is the national anthem of Albania and the Albanian national anthem lyrics were written by Aleksandër Stavre Drenova and the music to the Albanian national anthem was composed by Ciprian Porumbescu.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Albania

“Himni i Flamurit” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Albania in the year of 1912.

Albanian National Anthem Lyrics
On 21 April 1912, "Betimi mbi Flamur" was first published as a poem in Liri e Shqipërisë (Freedom of Albania), an Albanian newspaper in Sofia, Bulgaria. It was later printed in a volume of poems by Drenova titled Ëndra e lotë (Dreams and tears) which was published in Bucharest. According to Lasgush Poradeci's memoirs, the anthem, created by the adaptation of the text to the music, was not originally intended to be a national anthem, but it was so well liked by the people that it was proclaimed as the national anthem in 1912, and it was with its music that the Albanian flag was raised during the Albanian Proclamation of Independence in Vlore.

When is Albanian National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Albania is usually played or performed throughout national holidays, specifically on the independence day celebrations in Albania. It is also performed throughout cultural and other celebrations in Albania, usually marking off the beginning or the end of such celebrations.

National anthem of Albania is also frequently performed in international sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport events.

What is the importance of Albanian National Anthem in Albania?

The national anthem of Albania, like other nationwide symbols of Albania, represents the tradition, history, and faiths of Albania and its citizens. It assists stimulate feelings of patriotism among the Albanian people and reminds them of their Albania’s splendor, charm, and abundant heritage.

It also assists unite the residents of Albania by one single track or music. Throughout the performance of the Albanian national anthem, residents of Albania, in spite of their ethnic differences, rise in unison and listen diligently or sing the song with great commitment.

Sports men and women from Albania also feel an excellent moment of pride when they receive a medal at an international sporting occasion while Albania’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a feeling of having actually made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Albania in schools are taught to respect their nation and establish a spirit of unity among themselves.