Sing We Now of Christmas: Kolyada

Kolyada is a very very old Russian winter holiday that celebrates New Year’s Eve in the Russian calendar.  Part of the celebration of Kolyada involves walking around the neighborhood singing songs at people’s windows.

Russian Christmas Song: Kolyada

And now we sing

Click on the links below to download the lyrics, download the sheet music, and listen to the song. 

Lyrics 

Russian Christmas Song: Kolyada

Recording

Sheet music


When you go caroling this Christmas season, be sure to use this Kolyada song. Most likely people won’t recognize it, but that’s no reason to not spread this fun song with your neighbors! 

Keep singing, 

- Victoria