Kalanda, The Traditional Greek Christmas Carol by the Marathon Lyceum Class of 2011. Thousands of children spilled out onto the the streets of Greece this morning of the 24th of December to fulfill the dictates of tradition. that being to roam from door to door and bring good tidings to the people by singing the “Kalanda”. Greek Carols and Christmas Songs. Almost 95% of the Greek population belongs to the Greek Church – the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Greek Church as well as the Catholic Church celebrates Christmas. A very old custom which remains today practically unchanged is the Greek Christmas carols, which is called calanda in Greek. Children, in groups of two or more, still make the rounds of houses singing carols, usually accompanied by the triangle or guitars, accordions or harmonicas.
Check out Greek Christmas Carols by Greek Folk Children's Choir on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. com. Check out Greek Traditional Christmas Carols by Greek Folk Children's Choir on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. com. The story of the Greek Christmas Carols December 6, 2017 The day before Christmas, on December 24th, children in Greece are singing the Christmas carols accompanied by their small metal triangles and/or other light percussion instruments.
On Christmas Eve, children travel from house to house offering good wishes and singing kalanda, Greek carols. Often the songs are accompanied by metal triangles and clay drums. The children are given sweets and dried fruit as a reward for their singing. a tradition thru centuries. Greek Orthodox Christmas Carols In Greek Orthodox tradition, carols are sung on Christmas Eve (Dec.
24), New Year's Eve (Dec. 31) and on Eve of Epiphany (Jan. 5). The lyrics for these days are different. Groups of children go from house to house in their neighbourhood singing the carols. Dec 13, 2012 · After Christmas, the children impatiently await the New Year's Day (Protochronia) because it is the custom to exchange gifts then instead of Christmas.
T hat's when St. Basil ( Ayios Vasilis = the Greek Santa Claus) delivers their gifts. Orthodox Christmas Songs and Carols. You will find here wonderful playlist of christmas carols from Orthodox Church from different countries. For example Christmas carols and songs from Russia, Ukraine, Greece, Poland, Belarus, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania and many other countries. Christmas Traditions in Greece with a Carol Daria (a children’s performer) wrote to me about her husband’s experience as a child in Greece at Christmas time.
Here’s what she wrote: " My husband grew up in Greece and loves to remember caroling with a triangle during the Christmas season. Caroling is part of the Greek Christmas tradition. A carol is called Kalanta or Kalanda in Greek. Kids go out caroling on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and Epiphany Eve (January 5th).
They go door to door singing carols, often bring along triangles to play while singing. The playing is different than playing the triangle as an instrument.
This is a list of Christmas carols organized by country, language or culture of origin. Originally. 10 Finnish; 11 French; 12 Galician; 13 German; 14 Greek; 15 Hungarian.
. " Coventry Carol" (" Lullay, Thou Tiny Little Child" ), English traditional. Nov 6, 2014. Worldwide Christmas Music, Christmas Songs for Kids and much more!
A very old custom which remains today practically unchanged is the Greek Christmas carols, which is called calanda in Greek. Children, in groups of two or more.
Here's an overview of the Greek Christmas tradition of singing carols. However, unlike in other parts of the world, this is primarily done in Greece by children. Dec 2, 2009. Caroling is part of the Greek Christmas tradition. A carol is called Kalanta or Kalanda in Greek. Kids go out caroling on Christmas Eve, New. Καλήν εσπέραν άρχοντες. Christmas Carol. (Greek). Καλήν εσπέραν άρχοντες, αν είναι ορισμός σας, Χριστού τη Θεία γέννηση, να πω στ' αρχοντικό σας.
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