Hymn and its importance
From the ancient Greek word “hymn” translates to “solemn song”, an ode to anyone or anything important and great. The anthem is sung on special or extremely important occasions — it is played at the accession of the President of Russia, the leadership of state authorities, as well as at the beginning and end of meetings the State Duma and the Federation Council.$ In addition, the anthem is played during military events, national holidays, parades, sports competitions and meeting/wires of heads of state.
Today the anthem is considered a song that is dedicated to the Motherland and glorifies its power and grandeur with its poems.
Every country has the national anthem. Every citizen should respect the symbols of his state and know the words of the anthem of the Motherland by heart. The modern National Anthem of Russia Vladimir Putin approved by his decree on December 30, 2000. For the first time residents of the Russian Federation heard the new anthem on New Year’s Eve 2001.
right words for the modern anthem of Russia managed to write Soviet poet and writer Sergei Vladimirovich Mikhalkov, who is also the author The national anthem of the USSR. In the verses of the new hymn he ingeniously conveyed the greatness and power of Russia, the beauty of its vast expanses and the richest history of a great and invincible country. Mikhalkov managed to unite with his creation people of all nationalities who love Russia, are proud of it and wish it prosperity for many centuries.
Unlike the coat of arms and flag, also official state symbols, the anthem can not only be seen, but also heard.
The author of the melody of the new Russian National Anthem was the great choral conductor and composer Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov. This tune was first played in the Great Patriotic War, supporting the soldiers of the Red Army and the Navy fighting the fascist attack.
Beautiful, solemn and majestic music makes every Russian feel a sense of pride in his country, and easily remembered words of the anthem vividly describe the boundless fields of Russia, its rivers, lakes, villages and towns. The Russian anthem is known almost all over the world, because it is a masterpiece that was created by two patriots of their homeland who love it with all their hearts.