He already did it in New Zealand. For an international sports competition, half of the national anthem has been sung since 1999 in the language of the Māori, the native population. All players will sing loudly. They were no longer in Australia. There has been a widespread social debate about the national anthem for years. Criticism: The text is archaic and ignores the ancient history of the first continent of colonization and with it the status and oppression of tribals.
Perhaps the dispute ended in a minute on Saturday. For the rugby match against Argentina, young student Olivia Fox performed the national anthem live at Sydney Stadium. Special point: He sang the first part in Ira. It is an almost extinct native Dharug language from the Sydney region.
What astonished the public and millions of TV viewers, all those rugged, legendary rugby players sang passionately in Era, regardless of their origins. He appeared to be practicing all week. He also visited a center for indigenous culture.
The tribals have also been a part of the national rugby team since 1960. Glen Ella is a native rugby player in the current squad. He had ‘fart to the back of my neck’ during the national anthem due to a sense of recognition. Reactions in Australia have been very positive. Prominent netball star Kimberley Green called it ‘the best Australian sports moment I’ve ever seen’ on Twitter. According to many others, the entire country has taken a major step forward. Thanks for the rugby.
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