2023 PNG Independence Day Song National Anthem

To celebrate the 2022 PNG Independence Day on the 16th of September, here is the PNG National Anthem that will set your independence vibe on fire.

PNG National Anthem

PNG National Anthem Like You’ve Never Heard Before | Lead Guitar by John Warbat

Lyrics: PNG National Anthem

O arise all you sons of this land
Let us sing of our joy to be free,
Praising God and rejoicing to be
Papua New Guinea
Chorus :
Shout our name from the mountains to the seas
Papua New Guinea;
Let us raise our voices and proclaim
Papua New Guinea
Now give thanks to the good Lord above
For his kindness, His Wisdom love
For this land of our fathers so free
Papua New Guinea
Chorus :
Shout again for the whole world to hear
Papua New Guinea
We’re independent and we’re free,
Papua New Guinea

PNG Independence Day FAQs

When is Papua New Guinean Independence Day?

Independence Day is a public holiday in Papua New Guinea observed on September 16th.

This is the National Day of Papua New Guinea and commemorates independence from Australia on September 16th 1975.

What are the independence celebrations in PNG?

Easily the most anticipated day on the Papua New Guinean calendar, Independence Celebrations in PNG are big events usually involving several festivals, shows and fireworks.

The country turned 45 years old in 2020 and will be 47 years old on the 16th of September 2022.

Who was responsible for PNG Independence Day?

In 1975, the late Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare led a contingent of indigenous leaders who claimed independence from Australia.

When did Papua New Guinea become independent from Australia?

Papua New Guinea became an Independent State from Australia on the 16th of September 1975.

In Port Moresby, the Independence Day anniversary begins with a Flag-raising Ceremony at Independence Hill on the grounds of the National Parliament House.

This day is set aside as a Public Holiday for generations to enjoy.




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