Cape Verdean National Anthem Lyrics

“Cântico da Liberdade” is the national anthem of Cape Verde and the Cape Verdean national anthem lyrics were written by Amílcar Spencer Lopes and the music to the Cape Verdean national anthem was composed by Adalberto Higino Tavares Silva.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Cape Verde

“Cântico da Liberdade” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Cape Verde in the year of 1996.


Cape Verdean National Anthem Lyrics in Portuguese

Canta, irmão
Canta, meu irmão
Que a liberdade é hino
E o homem a certeza.

Com dignidade, enterra a semente
No pó da ilha nua;
No despenhadeiro da vida
A esperança é do tamanho do mar
Que nos abraça,
Sentinela de mares e ventos
Perseverante
Entre estrelas e o atlântico
Entoa o cântico da liberdade.

Canta, irmão
Canta, meu irmão
Que a liberdade é hino
E o homem a certeza.

Cape Verdean National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

Sing, brother
Sing, my brother
For Freedom is a hymn
And Man a certainty.

With dignity, bury the seed
In the dust of the naked island:
In life ís precipice
Hope is as big as the sea
Which embraces us.
Unwavering sentinel of the seas and winds
Between the stars and the Atlantic ocean
Sing the Chant of Freedom.

Sing, brother
Sing, my brother
For Freedom is a hymn
And Man a certainty.
Cape Verdean National Anthem Lyrics

When is Cape Verdean National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Cape Verde is normally played or sang throughout national holidays, specifically on the independence day celebrations in Cape Verde. It is also performed during cultural and other celebrations in Cape Verde, usually marking off the start or the end of such festivals.

National anthem of Cape Verde is also often performed in global sporting events, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Cape Verdean National Anthem in Cape Verde?

The national anthem of Cape Verde, like other nationwide signs of Cape Verde, embodies the custom, past history, and beliefs of Cape Verde and its individuals. Hence, it assists stimulate feelings of patriotism amongst the Cape Verdean individuals and advises them of their Cape Verde’s magnificence, beauty, and rich heritage.

It also helps unite the people of Cape Verde by one single tune or music. Throughout the performance of the Cape Verdean national anthem, citizens of Cape Verde, in spite of their ethnic differences, rise in unity and listen attentively or sing the song with excellent commitment.

Sports men and women from Cape Verde also feel a fantastic moment of honor when they get a medal at a global sporting event while Cape Verde’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a sensation of having actually made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Cape Verde in schools learn to appreciate their country and establish a feeling of unity amongst themselves.