New Year's Song
(A Little Lad from Melin Y Wig )
(All Through the Night)
(Gee Up Little Horse)
(Happy New Year)
(Have You Ever Been Sailing?)
(I Saw a Jackdaw)
(New Year's Eve)
(One Finger, Two Fingers, Three Fingers Dancing)
(The Colors of the Rainbow)
(The Miller's Song)
(There's White Snow on the Mountain's Brow)
(Tidy Little House)
(Two Small Dogs)
(Yonder Comes Mother)
Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.
Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Wales and more.
The Christmas carol "Deck the Hall" originally comes from the Welsh New Year’s Carol called Nos Galan ("New Year’s Eve"). Nos Galan is about spending New Year’s Eve with friends. It’s also about not spending more than you can afford for the [...]
Going door-to-door for treats between Halloween and Christmas-time has been common throughout the West for the past few centuries. These traditions have their roots in Samhain, an ancient Celtic festival that was celebrated from October 31st to November 1st, the halfway point between the autumnal [...]
I found this little Welsh New Years Day song in British Goblins, Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1880) by Wirt Sikes… "A Welsh song sung on New Year’s Day, in Glamorganshire, by boys in chorus, somewhat after the Christmas carol fashion, is this:" [...]
People around the world leave different "treats" for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. In the US and Canada, we put out milk and cookies for Santa. I have to say when he comes to our house, he leaves a big mess of crumbs on the table… but he always writes us a note [...]
Cathy Smith McGregor wrote on Mama Lisa’s World Facebook Group: My Aunt posted this on her wall. Can you help her? (She is Welsh.) “When I was in school in the U.K. we sang a little song about feeding the birds in winter, but all I can remember is bits and pieces. It says something [...]
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