Latvian National Anthem Lyrics

“Dievs is the national anthem of Latvia and the Latvian national anthem lyrics were written by Kārlis Baumanis and the music to the Latvian national anthem was composed by Kārlis Baumanis.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Latvia

“Dievs was officially adopted as the national anthem of Latvia in the year of 1920.


Latvian National Anthem Lyrics in Latvian

Dievs, svētī Latviju
Mūs’ dārgo tēviju
Svētī jel Latviju
Ak, svētī jel to

Dievs, svētī Latviju
Mūs’ dārgo tēviju
Svētī jel Latviju
Ak, svētī jel to

Kur latvju meitas zied
Kur latvju dēli dzied
Laid mums tur laimē diet
Mūs’ Latvijā

Kur latvju meitas zied
Kur latvju dēli dzied
Laid mums tur laimē diet
Mūs’ Latvijā

Latvian National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

God, bless Latvia,
Our dearest fatherland,
Do bless Latvia,
Oh, do bless it!

God, bless Latvia,
Our dearest fatherland,
Do bless Latvia,
Oh, do bless it!

Where Latvian daughters bloom,
Where Latvian sons sing,
Let us dance in happiness there,
In our Latvia!

Where Latvian daughters bloom,
Where Latvian sons sing,
Let us dance in happiness there,
In our Latvia!

Latvian National Anthem Lyrics

When is Latvian National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Latvia is normally played or sang during national holidays, especially on the independence day celebrations in Latvia. It is also performed throughout cultural and other celebrations in Latvia, generally marking off the beginning or the end of such celebrations.

National anthem of Latvia is also frequently carried out in worldwide 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 signs of Latvia, represents the tradition, past history, and faiths of Latvia and its individuals. Hence, it helps evoke feelings of patriotism among the Latvian people and advises them of their Latvia’s magnificence, appeal, and rich heritage.

It also assists unify the citizens of Latvia by one single track or music. During the performance of the Latvian national anthem, citizens of Latvia, regardless of their ethnic differences, rise in unison and listen diligently or sing the song with great excitement.

Sports men and women from Latvia also feel a fantastic minute of pride when they get a medal at an international sporting event while Latvia’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 Latvia in schools learn to appreciate their country and develop a spirit of unity amongst themselves.