(Lullaby, He's Not Home)
(Eci peci pec)
(I am Little Roza)
(I'm an Orphan)
(We Are Happy Children)
(Go to Sleep My Baby)
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Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Croatia and more.
Guest Blogger, Ed Gawlinski, has been involved in many cultural organizations throughout his life. Here, he discusses Easter traditions in several Eastern European cultures. A common custom is to color hard boiled eggs for Easter. We usually colored them on Good Friday, while eating hot cross [...]
In addition to this blog, I also host Mama Lisa’s World. Mama Lisa’s World is a large collection of children’s songs and rhymes from countries all around the globe. Matt, a music teacher from Rhode Island, wrote a question to me, the other day, about Mama Lisa’s World: Hey [...]
The first Thanksgiving in Plymouth Massachusetts in 1621 was a harvest festival. It was different from the holiday we celebrate today. For one thing, it lasted three days – imagine that! Their menu was quite different from ours too. The one thing we’re sure was on the menu [...]
There are many proverbs around the world about eating well. There are other proverbs about making sure you eat when you have the chance. For example, I grew up with the saying, "Eat your food! People are starving in China." Monique sent some French and Spanish proverbs [...]
There’s an interesting book that features food wisdom and proverbs from around the world called "Food Rules" by Michael Pollan. The book is about learning to think about eating in a more healthy way. The sayings are interesting. I’ve tried to find some of the [...]
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