East Timorese National Anthem Lyrics

“Pátria” is the national anthem of East Timor and the East Timorese national anthem lyrics were written by Francisco Borja da Costa and the music to the East Timorese national anthem was composed by Afonso de Araujo.

The National Anthem Lyrics for East Timor

“Pátria” was officially adopted as the national anthem of East Timor in the year of 2002.


East Timorese National Anthem Lyrics in Portuguese

Chorus:
Pátria, pátria, Timor-Leste nossa nação.
Glória ao povo e aos heróis da nossa libertação.

Pátria, pátria, Timor-Leste nossa nação.
Glória ao povo e aos heróis da nossa libertação.

1. Vencemos o colonialismo.
Gritamos: abaixo o imperialismo.
Terra livre, povo livre,
não, não, não à exploração.

Avante, unidos, firmes e decididos.
Na luta contra o imperialismo,
o inimigo dos povos,
até à vitória final,
pelo caminho da revolução!

East Timorese National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

Chorus:
Fatherland, fatherland, East Timor our Nation
Glory to the people and to the heroes of our liberation

Fatherland, fatherland, East Timor our Nation
Glory to the people and to the heroes of our liberation

1. We vanquish colonialism,
We cry: down with imperialism!
Free land, free people,
No, no, no to exploitation.

Let us go forward, united, firm and determined
In the struggle against imperialism,
The enemy of people,
Until final victory,
Onward to revolution.
East Timorese National Anthem Lyrics

When is East Timorese National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of East Timor is usually played or performed throughout national holidays, particularly on the independence day events in East Timor. It is also carried out throughout cultural and other celebrations in East Timor, typically marking off the beginning or completion of such festivals.

National anthem of East Timor is also typically performed in global sporting events, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of East Timorese National Anthem in East Timor?

The national anthem of East Timor, like other nationwide signs of East Timor, embodies the tradition, past history, and beliefs of East Timor and its citizens. It helps evoke feelings of patriotism amongst the East Timorese individuals and reminds them of their East Timor’s splendor, beauty, and abundant heritage.

It also assists unify the citizens of East Timor by one single track or music. During the performance of the East Timorese national anthem, residents of East Timor, despite their ethnic distinctions, rise up in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with terrific excitement.

Sports males and females from East Timor also feel a fantastic minute of delight when they receive a medal at a worldwide sporting event while East Timor’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a feeling of having made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of East Timor in schools are taught to respect their nation and develop a feeling of unity amongst themselves.