Latvian National Anthem

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

The National Anthem of Latvia

The Latvian national anthem song showcases the national ancestry of Latvia and exhibits the nationalism, pridefulness and national loyalty. In addition to the Latvian national flag, it functions as a catalyst to the feeling of national pride for Latvian citizens all over the world.

The Latvian National Anthem’s name is, “Dievs, and is also referred to as “God Bless Latvia”.

The Latvian national anthem lyrics was composed by Kārlis Baumanis.

The Latvian song music was composed by Kārlis Baumanis and you can see or download the Latvian national anthem sheet music from the links on this site.

“Dievs was formally embraced as the national anthem of Latvia in the year of 1920.

Latvian National Anthem Song

When is Latvian National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Latvia is typically played or sang throughout national holidays, specifically on the independence day events in Latvia. It is also performed during cultural and other celebrations in Latvia, usually marking off the start or completion of such festivals.

National anthem of Latvia is also typically carried out in international sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport events.


What is the importance of Latvian National Anthem in Latvia?

The national anthem of Latvia, like other national symbols of Latvia, embodies the custom, history, and beliefs of Latvia and its individuals. It assists evoke sensations of patriotism amongst the Latvian people and reminds them of their Latvia’s splendor, appeal, and rich heritage.

It also helps join the citizens of Latvia by one single song or music. During the performance of the Latvian national anthem, citizens of Latvia, despite their ethnic distinctions, rise in unison and listen diligently or sing the song with great commitment.

Sports males and females from Latvia also feel a great moment of honor when they get a medal at a global sporting event while Latvia’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a feeling of having actually made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Latvia in schools are taught to appreciate their nation and establish a spirit of unity amongst themselves.