The tune and lyrics were written by Saya Tin and adopted as the Burmese national anthem in 1947
Gba Majay Bma (We Shall Love Burma)
Anthem Lyrics English
We shall always love Burma,
Land of our forefathers.
We fight and give our lives
For our union.
For her we responsibly shoulder the task,
Standing as one in duty to our precious land.
The flag is red with a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing, 14 white five-pointed stars encircling a cogwheel containing a stalk of rice; the 14 stars represent the 14 administrative divisions