Tunisian National Anthem

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

The National Anthem of Tunisia

The Tunisian national anthem song showcases the national culture of Tunisia and displays the patriotism, delight and nationwide allegiance. Along with the Tunisian national flag, it serves as a driver to the sensation of national pride for Tunisian citizens around the world.

The Tunisian National Anthem’s name is, “Humat al-Hima”, and is also referred to as “Defenders of the Homeland”.

The Tunisian national anthem lyrics was written by Mustafa Sadiq Al-Rafi’i and Aboul-Qacem Echebbi.

The Tunisian song music was composed by Mohammed Abdel Wahab and you can see or download the Tunisian national anthem sheet music from the links on this post.

“Humat al-Hima” was officially taken on as the national anthem of Tunisia in the year of 1987.

Tunisian National Anthem Song

When is Tunisian National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Tunisia is usually played or sung throughout national holidays, particularly on the independence day events in Tunisia. It is also carried out throughout cultural and other celebrations in Tunisia, usually marking off the start or the end of such celebrations.

National anthem of Tunisia is also often carried out in worldwide sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport events.


What is the importance of Tunisian National Anthem in Tunisia?

The national anthem of Tunisia, like other national symbols of Tunisia, represents the tradition, history, and beliefs of Tunisia and its citizens. For this reason, it helps evoke feelings of patriotism amongst the Tunisian individuals and reminds them of their Tunisia’s glory, charm, and abundant heritage.

It also assists unite the people of Tunisia by one single song or music. Throughout the performance of the Tunisian national anthem, citizens of Tunisia, despite their ethnic distinctions, rise in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with excellent excitement.

Sports men and women from Tunisia also feel a great moment of gratification when they get a medal at an international sporting occasion while Tunisia’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a sensation of having made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Tunisia in schools learn to appreciate their country and establish a sense of unity among themselves.