Kiribati National Anthem Lyrics

“Teirake Kaini Kiribati” is the national anthem of Kiribati and the Kiribati national anthem lyrics were written by Tamuera Ioteba Uriam and the music to the Kiribati national anthem was composed by Tamuera Ioteba Uruam.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Kiribati

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


Kiribati National Anthem Lyrics in Gilbertese

1. Teirake kaini Kiribati,
Anene ma te kakatonga,
Tauraoi nakon te nwioko,
Ma ni buokia aomata.
Tauaninne n te raoiroi,
Tangiria aoma ta nako.
Tauaninne n te raoiroi,
Tangiria aomata.

2. Reken te kabaia ma te rau
Ibuakoia kaain abara
Bon reken abara
Bon reken te nano ae banin
Ma te i-tangitangiri naba.
Ma ni wakina te kab’aia,
Ma n neboa i eta abara.
Ma ni wakina te kab’aia,
Ma n neboa abara.

3. Ti butiko ngkoe Atuara
Kawakinira ao kairika
Nakon taai aika i maira.
Buokira ni baim ae akoi.
Kakabaia ara Tautaeka
Ma ake a makuri iai.
Kakabaia ara Tautaeka
Ma aomata ni bane.

Kiribati National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

1. Stand up, Kiribati!
Sing with jubilation!
Prepare to accept responsibility
And to help each other!
Be steadfastly righteous!
Love all our people!
Be steadfastly righteous!
Love all our people!

2. The attainment of contentment
And peace by our people
Will be achieved when all
Our hearts beat as one,
Love one another!
Promote happiness and unity!
Love one another!
Promote happiness and unity!

3. We beseech You, O God,
To protect and lead us
In the days to come.
Help us with Your loving hand.
Bless our Government
And all our people!
Bless our Government
And all our people!
Kiribati National Anthem Lyrics

When is Kiribati National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Kiribati is normally played or sung throughout national holidays, especially on the independence day celebrations in Kiribati. It is also carried out during cultural and other celebrations in Kiribati, normally marking off the start or completion of such festivals.

National anthem of Kiribati is also frequently performed in global sporting occasions, 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 national signs of Kiribati, represents the custom, history, and faiths of Kiribati and its citizens. It helps stimulate feelings of patriotism amongst the Kiribati individuals and advises them of their Kiribati’s magnificence, charm, and abundant heritage.

It also helps unify the residents of Kiribati by one single track or music. Throughout the performance of the Kiribati national anthem, residents of Kiribati, despite their ethnic distinctions, rise in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with fantastic determination.

Sports men and women from Kiribati also feel a fantastic minute of gratification when they receive a medal at an international sporting event while Kiribati’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a sensation of having actually made their country proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Kiribati in schools are taught to appreciate their nation and develop a sense of unity amongst themselves.