Everybody Loves Saturday Night – A Multilingual Song

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“Everybody Loves Saturday Night” is a catchy song from Nigeria that’s sung around the world in many languages. There are multilingual versions where it’s sung in English, French and various other languages. Here are the lyrics in some languages followed by multilingual YouTube videos of the song…

English:
Everybody loves Saturday night,
Everybody loves Saturday night,
Everybody, everybody,
Everybody, everybody,
Everybody loves Saturday night.

French:
Tout le monde aime samedi soir
Tout le monde aime samedi soir
Tout le monde, tout le monde,
Tout le monde, tout le monde,
Tout le monde aime samedi soir.

Italian:
Tutti ama sabato sera
Tutti ama sabato sera
Tutti ama, tutti ama,
Tutti ama, tutti ama,
Tutti ama sabato sera.

Spanish:
El sabado ama todo el mundo
El sabado ama todo el mundo
Todo el mundo, todo el mundo,
Todo el mundo, todo el mundo,
El sabado ama todo el mundo.

Igbo (Nigeria):
Bobo waro fero Satodeh.
Bobo waro fero Satodeh
Bobo waro, bobo waro
Bobo waro, bobo waro
Bobo waro fero Satodeh.

Mandarin
(Pronunciation Version):

Ren ren si huan li pai lu
Ren ren si huan li pai lu
Ren ren, ren ren,
Ren ren, ren ren,
Ren ren si huan li pai lu.

In the version in the first video they sing the song in English, Igbo, French, Mandarin Chinese and English again…

In the version below they sing the song in English, Italian, English, Spanish and English again…

In the last video below they sing the song in English, Igbo, French and then English…

Check out our collection of Versions of Everybody Loves Saturday Night from around the World – including versions from Sierra Leone, Ghana and Cameroon among others.

Please share the version you sing in the comments below!

Enjoy!

Mama Lisa

Image: Jitterbugs V by William H. Johnson, circa 1941, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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