Zambian National Anthem Lyrics

“National anthem of Zambia” is the national anthem of Zambia and the Zambian national anthem lyrics were written by collectively and the music to the Zambian national anthem was composed by Enoch Sontonga.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Zambia

“National anthem of Zambia” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Zambia in the year of 1964.


Zambian National Anthem Lyrics in Bemba

1. Lumbanyeni Zambia, no kwanga,
Ne cilumba twange tuumfwane,
Mpalume sha bulwi twa cine,
Twaliilubula.
Twikatane bonse.

2. Bonse tuli bana ba Africa,
Uwasenaminwa na Lesa,
Nomba bonse twendele pamo,
Twaliilubula.
Twikatane bonse.

3. Fwe lukuta lwa Zambia lonse,
Twikatane tubyo mutende,
Pamo nga lubambe mu mulu,
Lumbanyeni Zambia.
Twikatane bonse.

Chorus:
Lumbanyeni, (Lesa, Lesa, wesu,)
Apale calo, (Zambia, Zambia, Zambia.)
Fwe bantungwa
Mu luunga lwa calo.
Lumbanyeni Zambia.
Twikatane bonse.

Zambian National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

1. Stand and sing of Zambia, proud and free,
Land of work and joy in unity,
Victors in the struggle for the right,
We have won freedom’s fight.
All one, strong and free.

2. Africa is our own motherland,
Fashion’d with and blessed by God’s good hand,
Let us all her people join as one,
Brothers under the sun.
All one, strong and free.

3. One land and one nation is our cry,
Dignity and peace ‘neath Zambia’s sky,
Like our noble eagle in its flight,
Zambia, praise to thee.
All one, strong and free.

Chorus:
Praise be to God. (Praise be, praise be, praise be,)
Bless our great nation, (Zambia, Zambia, Zambia.)
Free men we stand
Under the flag of our land.
Zambia, praise to thee!
All one, strong and free.

Zambian National Anthem Lyrics

When is Zambian National Anthem Played or Sung?

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

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


What is the importance of Zambian National Anthem in Zambia?

The national anthem of Zambia, like other nationwide symbols of Zambia, embodies the custom, past history, and faiths of Zambia and its people. For this reason, it assists evoke feelings of patriotism amongst the Zambian people and reminds them of their Zambia’s glory, appeal, and rich heritage.

It also assists unite the people of Zambia by one single track or music. Throughout the performance of the Zambian national anthem, people of Zambia, despite their ethnic distinctions, rise in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with fantastic passion.

Sports males and females from Zambia also feel a fantastic minute of gratification when they get a medal at a global sporting event while Zambia’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a feeling of having made their country proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Zambia in schools learn to appreciate their country and develop a feeling of unity among themselves.