Montenegro adopted new national symbols on July 12, 2004 (while still in federation with Serbia). The new anthem “Oj svijetla majska zoro” has a long history as a folk song in Montenegro.

The lyrics to the right are presented as normally sung, the official lyrics do not repeat lines.

Special thanks to: Zeljko Heimer for some of this information and for the sheet music and to Michael Jamieson Bristow for additional information.