Slovene National Anthem Lyrics

“Zdravljica” is the national anthem of Slovenia and the Slovene national anthem lyrics were written by France Prešeren and the music to the Slovene national anthem was composed by Stanko Premrl.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Slovenia

“Zdravljica” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Slovenia in the year of 1989.


Slovenian National Anthem Lyrics in Slovenian

Žive naj vsi narodi
ki hrepene dočakat’ dan,
da koder sonce hodi,
prepir iz sveta bo pregnan,
da rojak
prost bo vsak,
ne vrag, le sosed bo mejak!

Slovenian National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

God’s blessing on all nations,
Who long and work for that bright day,
When o’er earth’s habitations
No war, no strife shall hold its sway;
Who long to see
That all men free
No more shall foes, but neighbours be!

Slovene National Anthem Lyrics

When is Slovene National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Slovenia is usually played or performed throughout national holidays, particularly on the independence day celebrations in Slovenia. It is also carried out during cultural and other celebrations in Slovenia, typically marking off the beginning or completion of such celebrations.

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


What is the importance of Slovene National Anthem in Slovenia?

The national anthem of Slovenia, like other national symbols of Slovenia, embodies the custom, history, and faiths of Slovenia and its citizens. It helps evoke feelings of patriotism amongst the Slovene individuals and reminds them of their Slovenia’s magnificence, beauty, and rich heritage.

It also helps unite the people of Slovenia by one single track or music. During the performance of the Slovene national anthem, citizens of Slovenia, despite their ethnic differences, rise up in unison and listen attentively or sing the song with excellent commitment.

Sports men and women from Slovenia also feel an excellent moment of delight when they get a medal at a worldwide sporting occasion while Slovenia’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 Slovenia in schools are taught to respect their nation and develop a feeling of unity amongst themselves.