|English: Song to Baja California|
State anthem of
|Lyrics||Rafael Trujillo, 1956|
|Music||Rafael Gama, 1956|
|Adopted||September 27, 1956|
June 25, 2012 (Baja California Sur)
Canto a Baja California (Spanish : Song to Baja California) is the official anthem of the Mexican State of Baja California and BCS. During the term of Braulio Maldonado Sández, with the aim of increasing the cultural heritage of Bajacalifornianos, convened on February 24, 1956 to the writers and musicians residing in the State and the State natives who were living in other States and abroad to write a composition of the Anthem of Baja California, as well the lyrics for it.
In this contest won the original literary work of Rafael Trujillo, with the nickname "Caballero Aguila" and the music of Rafael Gama, with the nickname "Escala". Both residents of Los Angeles, California, United States. The Governor Braulio Maldonado Sández published and officially adopted on September 27, 1956, the Canto a Baja California.
Canto a Baja California:
Baja California, brazo poderoso,
Baja California, strong arm
De zafiros y perlas vestida,
Sapphires and pearls dressed,
A los cielos gloriosos erguida
To the heaven glorious erect
Eres firme atalaya y vigía,
Are strong tower and watchtower
Su tesoro te ofrendan las minas,
Its treasure the mines offers to you
El trabajo fecundo es doctrina
The fruitful work is doctrine
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