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    European Anthem



    What are your opinions on the European anthem?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthem_of_Europe

    Do you have any better choices?


    This might not be a good anthem choice, but one of my favourite pieces.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBJEc...eature=related

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    I’m more than happy with the present one, but if it positively absolutely HAD to be changed, then I’d favour this ………

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urdhMRA_JZo

    But with the proviso that the band playing it must always face towards the nearest non-EU nation when they do!

    (English humour, you’ll need to Google “Colonel Bogey” to get it if you don’t know already)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gwyllgi View Post
    I’m more than happy with the present one, but if it positively absolutely HAD to be changed, then I’d favour this ………

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urdhMRA_JZo

    But with the proviso that the band playing it must always face towards the nearest non-EU nation when they do!

    (English humour, you’ll need to Google “Colonel Bogey” to get it if you don’t know already)
    Are you sure you wouldn't prefare this?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=YJgt2ktRJME

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    LOL! Only if the words from the Erisian Hymn can be substituted!

    Onwards Christian Soldiers,
    Onwards Buddhist Priests.
    Onward, Fruits of Islam,
    Fight till you're deceased.


    Fight your little battles.
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    No, it's great. People in general have yet to accept that we have a European Anthem. We'll see when that happens. I guess when people in general identify themselves as Europeans. I am sure there are plenty of good songs out there, but I think Ode to Joy is really great and I don't think we can get a better anthem. Then of course there is the discussion about the lyrics of it.
    Last edited by Michael Folkesson; 03-04-10 at 16:31.

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    Does the European Union have as National anthem? i was just wandering, because it has a flag, currency, laws and stuff already. Whats the National anthem called?

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