Estonian National Anthem Lyrics

“Mu isamaa is the national anthem of Estonia and the Estonian national anthem lyrics were written by Johann Voldemar Jannsen and the music to the Estonian national anthem was composed by Fredrik Pacius.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Estonia

“Mu isamaa was officially adopted as the national anthem of Estonia in the year of 1920.


Estonian National Anthem Lyrics in Estonian

1. Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm,
kui kaunis oled sa!
Ei leia mina iial teal
see suure, laia ilma peal,
mis mul nii armas oleks ka,
kui sa, mu isamaa!

2. Sa oled mind ju sünnitand
ja üles kasvatand;
sind tänan mina alati
ja jään sull’ truuiks surmani,
mul kõige armsam oled sa,
mu kallis isamaa!

3. Su üle Jumal valvaku,
mu armas isamaa!
Ta olgu sinu kaitseja
ja võtku rohkest õnnista,
mis iial ette võtad sa,
mu kallis isamaa!

Estonian National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

1. My fatherland, my joy and happiness,
How beautiful you are!
I shall not find such ever
In this huge wide world
Which would be so dear to me
As you, my fatherland!

2. You have given me birth
And raised me up;
I shall thank you always
And remain faithful to you ’til death,
To me most beloved are you,
My precious fatherland!

3. May God watch over you,
My precious fatherland!
Let Him be your defender
And provide bountiful blessings
For whatever you undertake,
My precious fatherland!
Estonian National Anthem Lyrics

When is Estonian National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Estonia is generally played or sung during national holidays, particularly on the independence day celebrations in Estonia. It is also performed during cultural and other festivals in Estonia, typically marking off the start or completion of such festivals.

National anthem of Estonia is also often performed in worldwide sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Estonian National Anthem in Estonia?

The national anthem of Estonia, like other nationwide signs of Estonia, represents the custom, past history, and beliefs of Estonia and its individuals. It assists stimulate feelings of patriotism among the Estonian people and advises them of their Estonia’s splendor, beauty, and rich heritage.

It also helps unite the people of Estonia by one single song or music. Throughout the performance of the Estonian national anthem, people of Estonia, despite their ethnic distinctions, rise in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with great excitement.

Sports males and females from Estonia also feel a terrific minute of pride when they receive a medal at a worldwide sporting occasion while Estonia’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a sensation of having actually made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Estonia in schools learn to appreciate their nation and develop a feeling of unity amongst themselves.