Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 112: Holiday Music Traditions Around the World


We’re about to embark on a global musical journey that transcends borders and celebrates the diversity of holiday traditions. In this special episode, we’ll be delving into the rich tapestry of sounds and rhythms that accompany festive celebrations around the world. Join us as we explore the enchanting traditions of Las Posadas, Diwali, Oshogatsu, Carols by Candlelight, and St. Lucia’s Day.

As we explore these holiday musical traditions from around the world, I invite you to open your ears and hearts to the diverse sounds that accompany the joyous celebrations of Las Posadas, Diwali, Oshogatsu, Carols by Candlelight, and St. Lucia’s Day. Tune in, embrace the global symphony of celebration, and let the music of the holidays unite us all on this special episode of Busy Kids Love Music!

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Busy Kids Do Piano Membership

Busy Moms Do Piano Membership

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:


Taiwan monks ring temple bell to mark Lunar New Year

New Year’s Japanese Music Concert

We Three Kings

Maryam Shakiba – Odissi Dance – Mangalacharan Ganesh Vandana

Sankta Lucia –

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 112

A playlist of all the songs from today’s podcast can be found here. It contains video clips of all the songs you’ve heard on today’s episodes, so you’ll be able to not only hear the entirety of the musical clips from the episode, but you’ll also be able to see the traditional instruments and dances that are part of the musical celebrations we learned about today.

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