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International Music & Culture
Balonku
(Indonesian Kids Song)
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Balonku
My Balloons
Children's Song
(Bahasa Indonesia)
Children's Song
(English)

Balonku ada lima, rupa-rupa warnanya.
Hijau, kuning, kelabu... merah muda dan biru.
Meletus balon hijau - dor!
Hatiku sangat kacau.
Balonku tinggal empat, kupengang erat-erat.

My balloons are 5, all sorts of colors.
Green, yellow, gray... pink and blue.
The green balloon explodes - POP!
My heart (liver) is extremely confused (messy).
I still have 4 balloons, my grip on them is tight.
 
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Notes

Sometimes the adult will sing the song to a child. Then the child will interject at the pop of the balloon - "dor!".

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Kirsten Haugen for contributing this song. Her two sons and she spent several months in Indonesia, where the teachers and children at Dewi Savitri School, Yogyakarta taught them several songs.

Thanks also to Harri Saptadi from Central Java Province in Indonesia for the sheet music and to Monique Palomares for the midi music.

Many thanks to Innosanto Nagara and his son for the 2nd YouTube of this song!

Thanks to Jillyn Chang for the YouTube video and mp3 recording!

Terima kasih banyak!

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