Leron Leron Sinta

Leron Leron Sinta is one of the most popular Tagalog folk songs in the Philippines. Every Filipino child knows how to sing it!

Click here for the Tagalog lyrics while listening!

National Anthem: Lupang Hinirang

Lupang Hinirang has been sung as the Philippine National Anthem since 1956 when Ramon Magsaysay was president of the country. It was translated into Tagalog from the original Spanish by Julian Cruz Balmaceda, Ildefonso Santos and Francisco Caballo.

Bayang magiliw
Perlas ng Silanganan,
Alab ng puso,
Sa dibdib mo’y buhay.

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Mamang Sorbetero (Song)

Mamang Sorbetero (translation: Mister Ice-Cream Man) is a popular Tagalog song in the Philippines. The Filipina singer heard here is Celeste Legazpi.

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Filipino Folk Songs

Examples of popular Filipino folk songs in Tagalog:
Bahay Kubo, Sitsiritsit Alibangbang, Leron Leron Sinta, Paruparong Bukid, Magtanim ay Di Biro, Lulay, Aking Bituin


(Spanish-derived word)

awiting bayan
folk song

kantahing bayan
folk song

awiting Pilipino
Filipino song

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Bahay Kubo (Folk Song)

You didn’t have a Filipino childhood if you can’t sing the Bahay Kubo song! ^_^

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Ako’y Isang Pinoy (Song)

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Despacito (Song in Tagalog)

Sooo many Despacito videos now featuring covers and parodies of the popular Spanish-language song. 🙂

This first one is a clean unplugged English/Tagalog version.

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Best Pancit (Song)

Just out in July 2017… Newest funny parody song of Despacito in the Tagalog language!

Best Pancit ‘To

Click here for the lyrics!