Burundi

 

“Burundi Bwâcu” was written by a group of writers led by Jean-Baptiste Ntahokaja, a Catholic priest, and composed by Marc Barengayabo. Adopted upon independence in 1962, the anthem has Kirundi and French lyrics, the two official languages of the country.

Special thanks to: Stan Siyomana for some of this information and Jo Hyo-roe for the sheet music.