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Saturday 1 July 2006

Unofficial 'National Anthem' - Wales

Wales is a 'principality' of England, a status it has had since the latter part of the 13th century and is as result a constituent part of the United Kingdom and its official national anthem is therefore God Save the Queen. Wales does not have a team in the Football World Cup, but its unofficial national song - Land of our Fathers - is a stirring tune and brings goosebumps to the backs of many people, including me, specially when sung by the spectators in the stadium in Cardiff before a rugby match:

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