How many countries have a national anthem?

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When US national anthem and another foreign national anthem being played on US soil at a foreign cultural gathering does US anthem take precedence and it has to be played first?

Typically the National Anthem is played first; however, the order of foreign anthems being played can vary depending on the protocol of the event.

What does the U.S. national anthem mean?

The U.S. national anthem is "The Star-Spangled Banner." President Woodrow Wilson ordered it be played at both military and naval occasions in 1916. It was not until 1931 that an act of Congress des... Read More »

What is the name of Iraq's national anthem?

The name of Iraq's national anthem is "Mawtini," which translates to "My Homeland." In 2004, "Mawtini," an Arab folk tune, replaced the old national anthem, "Land of Two Rivers," which had praised ... Read More »

What is the title of the national anthem?

America's national anthem is entitled "The Star-Spangled Banner." The lyrics were originally a poem called "In Defense of Fort McHenry" by Francis Scott Key. John Stafford Smith composed the music;... Read More »