Candlemas Songs & Rhymes Around The World

Candlemas is when churches bless candles for the year. It takes place on February 2nd, which is the end of the Christmas/Epiphany season. In France, Belgium, and Swiss Romandy the day is celebrated with crepes. In Luxembourg, children go around holding a lighted lantern or homemade wand and sing traditional songs at each house or store, hoping to receive sweets or loose change.

Here are some Candlemas Songs…

Please email me to share any Candlemas songs from your country!

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