The ongoing struggle between China and protesters in Hong Kong took a new turn when thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans and […]
Most Canadians do not want to change national anthem
In a poll that does not surprise me in the least, some 65% of Canadians do not want to change the one […]
Vietnam debates whether to change national anthem
An interesting debate is taking place in Vietnam: should the country adapt the lyrics of its national anthem? Deputies are asking the […]
South Africans encouraged to learn national anthem
If you’ve been around here before, you’re probably aware that I hate most national anthems. I’ll make an exception for South Africa’s […]
Oops, wrong anthem!
There were red faces galore the other night at the Swiss TV channel SRG during the Germany-Austria Euro 2008 match. Someone had […]
Florida to change its state song?
If you’re a regular reader, you are probably aware that I have come to the conclusion that most anthems are dark, mean-spirited […]