If you are looking for the most popular Tagalog Christmas songs and videos, this is the list for you. The following are my top 10 favorite Christmas songs in Tagalog, some of them include caroling, traditional, Christmas carol arrangements, and more.
Tagalog Christmas music is one of the best things that happens once you’ve wrapped up the rest of your favorite Christmas songs.
If you like to sing along with your favorite holiday carols and want a polished set of Tagalog Christmas songs for your own collection, make sure to check out this list of “Best Tagalog Christmas Songs”.
Top 10 Traditional Tagalog Christmas Songs
Christmas is a special time of year for many Filipinos. To celebrate this festive season and share in the joy of Christmas in the Philippines, I’ve put together a list of my most favorite Tagalog Christmas songs. Enjoy!
1. Ang Pasko ay Sumapit
Ang Pasko ay Sumapit (The Day of Celebration) is a Filipino Christmas tradition. In this celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, there are several worship services and ceremonies performed by Filipino Catholics.
2. Sa Paskong Darating
Sa Paskong Darating, a timeless hit by Celeste Legaspi, can be heard throughout the Philippines as the holiday season approaches. Legaspi’s soulful voice complements the song’s upbeat lyrics.
The hymn and song are nothing short of magical. Every time you hear it, it makes you want to jump for joy.
3. Namamasko (Sa May Bahay ang Aming Bati)
When you hear children singing this song on your doorstep in the Philippines, you know it’s Christmas. Every Filipino knew the song Sa May Bahay Ang AmingBati by heart.
It’s a song that asks for blessings and gives you a good feeling in return. The song is not intrusive or rude, and it even asks for an apology at the end.
4. Noche Buena
The main theme of this traditional Filipino Christmas song is Filipinos’ love and passion for food. Noche Buena also examines how a typical Filipino family celebrates and prepares the traditional Noche Buena, or the Christmas Eve meal shared by the family.
It has become ingrained in Filipino culture not only because of its upbeat tone and the message it conveys. A song that truly captures every Filipino’s strong sense of commitment to family.
5. Kampana ng Simbahan
The Philippines is a predominantly Catholic country, and Christmas is just one way to prove their faith. Kampanang Simbahan is a song known to every Filipino, may it be a kid looking forward to the holiday or an adult preparing for the occasion.
One Christmas tradition every Filipino holds dear is the Misa de Gallo, a mass held a week before December 25. The song invites everyone to wake up early and join the holy celebration.
6. Mano po, Ninong; Mano po, Ninang
Mano Po Ninong, Mano Po Ninang is another hit song by the master himself, Ryan Cayabyab, and should be on your Christmas playlist. It is a song for adults as well as children who are asking for gifts.
The song, like all of the master’s other compositions, is nothing short of perfect. It depicts how Filipinos celebrate the happiest holiday of the year.
7. Paskong Anong Saya (Bati Nami’y Merry Christmas)
Paskong Anong Saya (Bati Nami’y Merry Christmas) has become a favorite of all Filipinos, both children and adults.
The tone is upbeat, catchy, and motivating. This Pinoy Christmas song wishes everyone a Merry Christmas. It improves everyone’s mood and is appropriate for the season.
8. Misa de Gallo
A Filipino traditional Christmas song composed by none other than the National Artist for Music, Levi Celerio. This staple Christmas music piece showcases the Catholic faith of the Filipino people.
The message is clear and simple yet touching. Everyone should be thankful for every blessing they receive – may it be something big or small.
9. O Magsaya
The Filipino version of the classic Christmas hymn, Joy to the World, is called O Magsaya. It is brief and straightforward.
Like the English version, the message is clear and concise. It is a song that extols the splendor and sanctity of the Savior’s birth.
10. Ang Diwa ng Pasko
Diwa ng Pasko is a song about celebrating the Savior’s birth. This is a Filipino Christmas song that summarizes the Filipinos’ Catholic faith. It’s catchy and distinct in its own right.
This is a song that is deeply embedded in the minds and souls of all Filipinos. It’s a song that’s become a national symbol for demonstrating faith and trust.