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Pasko na Naman: Ignite Your Holiday Spirit With These Songs

Pasko na Naman: Ignite Your Holiday Spirit With These Songs

The holiday season is approaching and hitting us fast. With everything going on in our lives and less than four months to prepare, getting into the holiday spirit can be pretty challenging. Thankfully, we Filipinos can get into the groove and face anything as long as we have the right tunes for it. With that, here are some Filipino Christmas-y songs that can get your holiday spirit spiking up fast.

Our Go-To Christmas Carol: Sa May Bahay Ang Aming Bati

Nothing speaks of Christmas more than hearing our go-to Christmas carol song. Sa May Bahay Ang Aming Bati is a song that depicts our Filipino Christmas culture of going through different houses and asking for an aguinaldo (Christmas gift). This must be why Christmas carollers always have this song in their setlist; after all, who does not want to receive aguinaldo?

Pinoy Christmas in a Nutshell: Kampana ng Simbahan

The holiday season is packed with religious activities and celebrations, among which is the nine-day series of masses called Simbang Gabi. Kampana ng Simbahan illustrates the said Christmas culture. Given that, may this song reminds us of our Christmas devotions and not just the parties and fun activities this holiday season.

Christmas Song of Our Childhood: Bro, Ikaw ang Star ng Pasko

Released by ABS-CBN Kapamilya Network as their Christmas Station ID, Bro, Ikaw ang Star ng Pasko, or simply Star ng Pasko, solidified its place in Pinoy Christmas playlists. This song portrays the Bayanihan spirit and undying hopefulness of us Filipinos. Star ng Pasko also takes us back to the colorful Christmas celebrations we had in our childhood.

Senti Holiday Song: Sana Ngayong Pasko

Feeling senti this Christmas season does not mean you get to pass on playing Christmas-y songs. Originally sung by Ariel Rivera, this song talks about missing someone and hoping they will come back for Christmas. So, if you are also on the waiting game this holiday season, give this song a listen as you await your Christmas miracle.

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The Ultimate Pinoy Christmas Song: Christmas In Our Hearts

Your Christmas playlist will not be complete without a song from one of the Philippines’ Christmas icons, Jose Mari Chan. Christmas in Our Hearts takes us back to the very core of this holiday celebration, Jesus Christ. This song reminds us that the true center of this holiday is not the expensive gifts and grand parties we will be attending but the birth of a young boy who will soon be our savior.

These songs surely remind us what a great time this season is. So, if your holiday spirit is still not up, give these songs a good listen, and may you finally say that it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

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