Kiribati National Anthem

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

The National Anthem of Kiribati

The Kiribati national anthem song showcases the national heritage of Kiribati and shows the nationalism, pridefulness and nationwide loyalty. In addition to the Kiribati national flag, it serves as a driver to the sensation of national pride for Kiribati citizens around the globe.

The Kiribati National Anthem’s name is, “Kunan Kiribati”, and is also called “Song of Kiribati”.

The Kiribati national anthem lyrics was written by Tamuera Ioteba Uriam.

The Kiribati song music was made up by Tamuera Ioteba Uruam and you can see or download the Kiribati national anthem music sheet from the links on this page.

“Teirake Kaini Kiribati” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Kiribati in the year of 1979.

Kiribati National Anthem Song

When is Kiribati National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Kiribati is typically played or sung during national holidays, specifically on the independence day celebrations in Kiribati. It is also performed during cultural and other celebrations in Kiribati, typically marking off the beginning or the end of such festivals.

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


What is the importance of Kiribati National Anthem in Kiribati?

The national anthem of Kiribati, like other nationwide signs of Kiribati, represents the custom, history, and beliefs of Kiribati and its people. Thus, it assists stimulate feelings of patriotism among the Kiribati people and advises them of their Kiribati’s magnificence, charm, and abundant heritage.

It also helps unite the residents of Kiribati by one single song or music. During the performance of the Kiribati national anthem, residents of Kiribati, in spite of their ethnic distinctions, rise up in unity and listen attentively or sing the song with great commitment.

Sports men and women from Kiribati also feel an excellent moment of honor when they get a medal at a global sporting occasion while Kiribati’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 Kiribati in schools are taught to respect their country and develop a spirit of unity among themselves.