"Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka" (Nepali: सयौं थुँगा फूलका "Made of Hundreds of Flowers") is the national anthem of Nepal. It was officially declared as the national anthem of Nepal on August 3, 2007 amid a ceremony held at the conference hall of National Planning Commission, inside the Singha Durbar, by the speaker of the interim parliament, Mr. Subash Chandra Nemwang. The lyrics of the National Anthem were written by the poet Pradeep Kumar Rai, alias Byakul Maila. The music is composed by Amber Gurung. The national anthem is simply worded, praising Nepalese sovereignty, unity, courage, pride, scenic beauty, progress, peace, cultural and biological diversity, and respect. Nepali lyrics सयौं थुँगा फूलका हामी, एउटै माला नेपाली सार्वभौम भई फैलिएका, मेची-माहाकाली। सयौं थुँगा फूलका हामी, एउटै माला नेपाली सार्वभौम भई फैलिएका, मेची-माहाकाली। प्रकृतिका कोटी-कोटी सम्पदाको आंचल वीरहरूका रगतले, स्वतन्त्र र अटल। ज्ञानभूमि, शान्तिभूमि तराई, पहाड, हिमाल अखण्ड यो प्यारो हाम्रो मातृभूमि नेपाल। बहुल जाति, भाषा, धर्म, संस्कृति छन् विशाल अग्रगामी राष्ट्र हाम्रो, जय जय नेपाल। English Translation: Hundreds of flowers - Us, one garland - Nepali Sovereign, spread out from Mechi to Mahakali. Hundreds of flowers - Us, one garland - Nepali Sovereign, spread out from Mechi to Mahakali. A playground for millions of Nature's gifts By the blood of heroes, independent and immovable. Land of knowledge, land of peace, Terai, hills, mountains Indivisible - our beloved, motherland Nepal. multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and with a large culture progressive nation ours, oh great Nepal!