The Japanese national anthem is expressed in only four lines.
The lyrics for Kimigayo are based on a Waka poem written in the Heian period, and is sung to a melody written in the imperial period.
The Greek national anthem has 158 verses.
The Hymn to Liberty is a poem written by Dionýsios Solomós in 1823, and is set to music by Nikolaos Mantzaros.
The Greek national anthem has been performed at every closing ceremony of an Olympics, to pay tribute to Greece as the birthplace of the ancient Games.