The National Anthem Day is celebrated on July 29, is a celebration loaded with deep meaning for Romania and all Romanians. The patriotic poem Un Rasunet / An Echo, by Andrei Muresanu, was sung for the fist time in 1848, on the chords by Anton Pann. Thus it officially became Romania’s National Anthem in 1990.
Anton was born in today Bulgaria’s town of Sliven. In the 1990 it was also National anthem of Republic of Moldova.