September 15th, 2016
Ayako wrote to us from Japan about the Full Moon Festival called Jugoya. Hi, Lisa It’s Jugoya tonight. I enjoyed the full moon tonight. At Jugoya, we offer rice dumplings to the full moon. I also arranged Ikebana, a type of Japanese flower arrangement, for Jugoya this year. I used pampass grass, Japanese gentian, garbella, […]
September 22nd, 2010
Tonight is the full moon festival of Jugoya in Japan. People view the moon and celebrate the harvest. Celebrating includes the Green Tea ceremony and listening to people playing the koto. Below you can hear the koto. Jugo-ya displays are created for the festival. Here is one from Ayako Egawa in Japan… Ayako wrote the […]
February 4th, 2010
In Japan they celebrate Jugoya – the Full Moon Festival. It’s also a celebration of the harvest. The day of the celebration varies since it’s on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It’s usually on the night of the full moon in August or September. Here’s an illustration of […]
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100 Songs With Sheet Music And Links To Recordings
Whoever the children are in your life - your kids, your grandkids, your students, even yourself (in your heart) - Kid Songs Around The World is a wonderful way to help them experience other languages and cultures.
In Kid Songs Around The World we've gathered 100 of our favorite songs and rhymes from all the continents of the globe. (Over 350 pages!)
Each song includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation, and most include sheet music.
All include links to web pages where you can listen to recordings, hear the tune or watch a video performance.
Each includes a beautiful illustration.
Many have commentary sent to us by our correspondents who write about the history of the songs and what they've meant in their lives.
We hope this book will help foster a love of international children's songs!
This is a downloadable e-book, which you will gain access to immediately. (It is not a physical book.)