Tonga national anthem

Ko e fasi ʻo e tuʻi ʻo e ʻOtu Tonga” and English is Oh almighty God above the national anthem of Tonga. The title literally means “song of the king of the Tonga Islands” in the Tongan language but is in daily life better known as fasi fakafonua, which translates to “national song”. The lyrics of the anthem were written by Prince Uelingatoni Ngū Tupoumalohi, with the music by Karl Gustavus Schmitt. It was first used in 1874.

National anthem of Tonga English

Oh almighty God above
Thou art our lord and sure defense
As your people, we trust thee
And our Tonga thou dost love

Hear our prayer for thou unseen
We know that thou hath blessed our land
Grant our earnest supplication
Guard and save Tupou, our king.

 

Ko e fasi ‘o e tu’i ‘o e ‘Otu Tonga

ʻE ʻotua māfimafi
Ko homau ʻeiki koe
Ko koe ko e falalaʻanga
Mo e ‘ofa ki Tonga;

ʻAfio hifo ʻemau lotu
ʻA ia ʻoku mau faí ni
Mo ke tali homau loto
ʻO maluʻi ʻa Tupou.

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The National Anthem of Tonga was written by Uelingatoni Ngū Tupoumalohi and composed by Carl Gustav Schmitt.

The motto of Tonga: God and Tonga are my Inheritance.

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