Top 10 Best Christmas Songs in Tagalog
Posted by Amanda
Summary: If you have some friends from Philippines, you may want to prepare some Christmas songs in Tagalog for them this Christmas. So here we will list some of the best Tagalog Christmas songs for you to choose.
The people living or associated with the Philippines seems to enjoy Tagalog Christmas songs more than pure English Christmas songs. For this reason, we’ll be listing the top Best Tagalog Christmas Songs for Filipinos.
While there are several Tagalog Christmas Songs you’ll enjoy listening to during the Christmas period, these 10 are outstanding and can easily stand atop of any list. Come along with me as I take you through the top best Christmas Songs in Tagalog.
Part 1: Top 10 Best Christmas Songs in Tagalog
1. Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit
This is one of the most listened-to Tagalog Christmas songs all time. It is not only popular among the Filipinos but also widely sang by westerners. Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit translates to English as “Christmas has arrived”. It is a song loved by most people who prefer this type of Christmas song.
2. Namamasko (Sa Maybahay Ang Aming Bati)
Here’sanother top Christmas song Tagalog. Namamasko is drafted from Filipino word Pasko which means Christmas in English. It is somewhat house-visiting wassailing. This song is very popular and one of the best songs Filipinos sing when they go caroling or visit someone during the Christmas season.
The song itself is simply for the sake of visiting people. Here is the English translation – “We’re wishing you at your home a splendid ‘Merry Christmas’, when love reigns, Christmas will be every day!”
3. Pasko Na Naman
This Tagalog Christmas song is the favorite of many Filipinos. It is a Filipino Christmas hit song Compiled and Presented by Ramon "RJ" Jacinto. Almost everyone in Philippines knows how to sing this song because it is easy to memorize. Pasko Na Naman translates to English as “It’s Christmas again”. What a good way to let a fellow Filipino know it’s Christmas season already.
4. Himig ng Pasko
The Music of Christmas is widespread - Himig ng Pasko ’y laganap. The first line of this Tagalog Xmas song has become a common quotation in Philippines as it describes the Amihan (cool), northeasterly trade winds that predominate during the Christmas time in Philippines.
“Malamíg ang simoy ng hangin, Kay sayá ng bawat damdamin” – (Cold is the breeze of the air, how happy are each [person's] emotions).
5. Mano Po, Ninong (Maligaya, maligayang Pasko kayo’y bigyan)
During Christmas, kids and even teenagers in Philippines tend to touch or kiss the forehead of an old person; it could be their godfather or godmother. However, this is a folklore practiced by Filipinos. So, when the kids does this, they expect Christmas gifts from the godfather or godmother.
Ninong is the Tagalog word for godfather and Ninang is godmother. Hence, the Christmas song - Mano po Ninong, mano po Ninang, Narito kami ngayon – “Respect to you, Godfather, Godmother,
we’re here right now”
6. Paskong Anong Saya
Here comes on of the most popular Christmas songs in Tagalog. Actually, it means “such a fun Christmas” in English. The song is one of those you’d hear kids sing when they go for caroling in or around the Filipino territory.
Originally, the title of the song is Bati nami’y Merry Christmas.
7. Sa Paskong Darating
This is a hit Christmas song in Tagalog from an immutable Filipino artist, Celeste Legaspi. Once the Christmas season creeps in and the holiday comes through, this is a song you’ll hear in every nook and cranny of Philippines. The song lyrics will cause you to leap steadily in joy knowing its Christmas season in Filipino!
8. Noche Buena
The Noche Buena song is a popular Tagalog Christmas song usually heard all over Philippines on the night before Christmas day (Christmas Eve). Actually, Noche Buena is a kind of dinner meal eaten by most people on Christmas Eve (especially Filipinos). It is one of the best Christmas Songs Tagalog you’ll hear every year you spend your holiday in Philippines.
9. Kampana ng simbahan
During the Christmas period, most Filipinos play this song over and over again. It is among their best/favorite Christmas songs in Tagalog. The lyrics are simple to cram; even a kid can easily recite this song after listening to it a couple of times.
10. Misa de Gallo song
While Misa de Gallo is actually the name of a Catholic mass celebrated in the Philippines. The mass holds usually very early in the morning, before Christmas dawn; at the midnight of Christmas Eve, the Filipinos have composed and dedicated a Christmas song to this mass. The song is the Misa de Gallo song.
Part 2: How to Download These Tagalog Christmas Songs from YouTube?
It is obvious that the best place to get these Christmas Songs Tagalog is on YouTube. However, we know that YouTube is all about videos. Therefore, we’re going to provide you with a utility tool which you could use to download these Tagalog Christmas songs from YouTube as MP3 files.
The tool for this action is the DVDFab YouTube to MP3; a freemium Windows software that allows you to download any YouTube video as an MP3 file. Below are the detailed steps on how to use this great tool to download these best Christmas songs Tagalog we have listed in this article.
How to use DVDFab YouTube to MP3
First, you’ll have to download DVDFab software pack. The DVDFab YouTube to MP3 is a standalone app which is inclusive on DVDFab software pack.
Now, launch the DVDFab on your PC and toggle to the “Utilities” tab. Then, click on the “YouTube to MP3” option. This will launch the app in a different window to prove that it is a standalone app.
However, for first-time users, you’d have to wait for the tool to finish downloading from DVDFab cloud.
Paste YouTube video
Copy the video URL from YouTube and paste it on the provided space on DVDFab YouTube to MP3 tool. You’ll see a box with the inscription “Paste URL”, click on the box, it will automatically detect the copied YouTube video URL and get the video file for downloading/conversion.
There is nothing more to do: once the tool detects the video, it automatically starts downloading the file as MP3. Also, if you wish to choose a unique folder where the downloaded files will be saved, then, use the option available at the bottom of the software window to do that.
If you want to see the number of videos you have downloaded thus far, click on the “Finished” tab. It is very easy to turn YouTube Tagalog Christmas song videos to MP3 files using DVDFab YouTube to MP3. Plus, this is a free tool that’s available to all Windows PC users. But you will need the pro version if you want to download YouTube playlists.