Belgian National Anthem

Together with the Belgian flag, the national anthem of Belgium is a solemn patriotic song which is officially taken by Belgium as an expression of national identity.

The National Anthem of Belgium

The Belgian national anthem song showcases the national traditions of Belgium and shows the nationalism, delight and national obligation. In addition to the Belgian national flag, it serves as a driver to the feeling of national pride for Belgian individuals worldwide.

The Belgian National Anthem’s name is, “La Brabançonne”, and is also known as “The Brabantian”.

The Belgian national anthem lyrics was composed by Jenneval Louis-Alexandre Dechet.

The Belgian song music was composed by François Van Campenhout and you can view or download the Belgian national anthem sheet music from the links on this page.

“The Brabançonne” was officially embraced as the national anthem of Belgium in the year of 1830.

Belgian National Anthem Song

When is Belgian National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Belgium is generally played or sang during national holidays, especially on the independence day events in Belgium. It is also performed during cultural and other festivals in Belgium, generally marking off the start or the end of such festivals.

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

What is the importance of Belgian National Anthem in Belgium?

The national anthem of Belgium, like other nationwide signs of Belgium, represents the custom, history, and faiths of Belgium and its people. Thus, it helps evoke sensations of patriotism amongst the Belgian individuals and reminds them of their Belgium’s splendor, beauty, and abundant heritage.

It also helps unify the people of Belgium by one single track or music. During the performance of the Belgian national anthem, residents of Belgium, in spite of their ethnic differences, rise up in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with great passion.

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