Day 15: Musical Advent Calendar 2018

Artist: 周聰 呂紅 (Zhou Cong & Lu Hong) Title: 聖誕歌聲 Language: Chinese (Cantonese) Translation: Translates as ‘Christmas Song’, and is a version of ‘Jingle Bells’. Cantonese word for Christmas: 圣诞 (Pinyin: Shèngdàn) One of the loveliest versions of’Jingle Bells’ I have ever heard! I believe this is from the late 1950s, but cannot be absolutely sure. While this is not...

Day 11: Musical Advent Calendar 2018

Artist: Dragørbørnene Title: Vinterbyøster Language: Danish Translation: ? – awaiting clarification on this… This song is from the televised 1973 Danish children’s advent calendar “Vinterbyøster”, and was written by Asger Pedersen and Niels Jørgen Steen. From what I have read, there seems to be a circus (?) before Christmas in this (animated) town, and the advent calendar focuses on the...

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