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Cuba's President Miguel Diaz Canel listens to the national anthem at the Festival International de Ballet

What is Cuba’s national anthem, who wrote it and what do the lyrics mean in English?

South Korea's players sing the national anthem prior to a friendly football match with Japan

What is South Korea’s national anthem, and what are the lyrics?

Japan players sing the national anthem prior to the Rugby World Cup 2019 at the Tokyo Stadium

What are the lyrics to Japan’s national anthem ‘Kimigayo’, and what is the history of the short hymn?

Students with hearing impairment perform China's national anthem in sign language in Haikou

What is the national anthem of China, and what are the lyrics in English?

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What are the lyrics to the French National Anthem, La Marseillaise – and what do they mean?

6 glorious performances of the English national anthem ‘God Save the Queen’

6 glorious performances of England’s national anthem ‘God Save the Queen’