Eswati National Anthem

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

The National Anthem of Eswatini

The Eswati national anthem song showcases the national traditions of Eswatini and shows the nationalism, delight and national allegiance. In addition to the Eswati national flag, it acts as a catalyst to the sensation of national pride for Eswati people worldwide.

The Eswati National Anthem’s name is, “Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati”, and is also referred to as “O Lord our God of the Swazi”.

The Eswati national anthem lyrics was composed by Andrease Enoke Fanyana Simelane.

The Eswati song music was composed by David Kenneth Rycroft and you can view or download the Eswati national anthem sheet music from the links on this site.

“Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati” was officially embraced as the national anthem of Eswatini in the year of 1968.

Eswati National Anthem Song

When is Eswati National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Eswatini is normally played or sung throughout national holidays, particularly on the independence day celebrations in Eswatini. It is also performed throughout cultural and other festivals in Eswatini, generally marking off the beginning or the end of such festivals.

National anthem of Eswatini is also often carried out in global sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport events.


What is the importance of Eswati National Anthem in Eswatini?

The national anthem of Eswatini, like other nationwide signs of Eswatini, embodies the tradition, past history, and faiths of Eswatini and its citizens. For this reason, it helps stimulate feelings of patriotism amongst the Eswati individuals and reminds them of their Eswatini’s splendor, beauty, and abundant heritage.

It also assists unite the people of Eswatini by one single tune or music. Throughout the performance of the Eswati national anthem, residents of Eswatini, despite their ethnic differences, rise in unity and listen attentively or sing the song with great passion.

Sports men and women from Eswatini also feel a fantastic minute of delight when they get a medal at a global sporting occasion while Eswatini’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a feeling of having actually made their country proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Eswatini in schools learn to appreciate their nation and develop a spirit of unity among themselves.