When: March 3rd
Where: United States
There are many opportunities to hear the National Anthem being sung by very talented people, sports events, award ceremonies and numerous important event openings. Take the time to read the lyrics to the "Star Spangled Banner", "America the Beautiful" or and practice singing so the next time you join a group of people singing it, you will be more confiden
It takes just under 2 minutes to sing the National Anthem.
There 5 songs that are often considered patriotic songs in the United States and can be instantly recognized once you begin to hear the words. The Star Spangled Banner however is the official National Anthem of the U.S. and has been so officially since 1931. The lyrics come from a poem written in1814, by a lawyer and poet, Francis Scott Key after seeing the bombardment by British ships of Fort McHenry in the Baltimore Harbor. During the War of 1812. He watched as the larger than life U.S. flag, waved majestically, during the U.S. victory. The Flag only had 15 stars and 15 stripes, and was known as the Star-Spangled Banner at the time. Customarily, the National Anthem is sung at the beginning of very important events from sports, civic and any event that is deemed important enough to pay respects to our great nation and pay respects to honor the freedom to participate in the event or cause.