Seychellois National Anthem Lyrics

“Koste Seselwa” is the national anthem of Seychelles and the Seychellois national anthem lyrics were written by David François Marc André and George Charles Robert Payet and the music to the Seychellois national anthem was composed by David François Marc André and George Charles Robert Payet.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Seychelles

“Koste Seselwa” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Seychelles in the year of 1996.


Seychellois National Anthem Lyrics in Seychelles Creole

Sesel ou menm nou sel patri
Kot nou viv dan larmoni
Lazwa, lanmour ek lape
Nou remersye Bon Dye
Prezerv labote nou pei
Larises nou losean
En leritaz byen presye
Pou boner nou zanfan
Reste touzour dan linite
Fer monte nou paviyon
Ansanm pou tou leternite
Koste Seselwa!

Seychellois National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

Seychelles, our homeland.
Where we live in harmony.
Joy, love and peace,
We thank God.
Let us preserve the beauty of our country
And the wealth of our oceans,
Which are both precious heritages
For the future of our children.
Let us stay in unity always
Under the colours of our new flag,
And toghether for eternity
Seychellois, Unite!
Seychellois National Anthem Lyrics

When is Seychellois National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Seychelles is normally played or sang during national holidays, particularly on the independence day celebrations in Seychelles. It is also performed during cultural and other celebrations in Seychelles, normally marking off the start or completion of such festivals.

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


What is the importance of Seychellois National Anthem in Seychelles?

The national anthem of Seychelles, like other national symbols of Seychelles, embodies the custom, history, and faiths of Seychelles and its individuals. It helps evoke feelings of patriotism among the Seychellois individuals and reminds them of their Seychelles’s magnificence, appeal, and abundant heritage.

It also assists join the people of Seychelles by one single song or music. Throughout the performance of the Seychellois national anthem, residents of Seychelles, in spite of their ethnic differences, rise in unison and listen diligently or sing the song with excellent excitement.

Sports males and females from Seychelles also feel a great minute of gratification when they receive a medal at a worldwide sporting occasion while Seychelles’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 Seychelles in schools are taught to respect their country and establish a sense of unity amongst themselves.