Naanu Batheen Jaathrege

COUNTRY: India
LANGUAGE: Konkani

From Les Chants des Enfants du monde Vol. 2: South India, Childrens songs from Southern India collected by French-Canadian ethnomusicologist Francis Corpataux. From Corpataux’s liner notes: “This song is sung by a boy who says that he wants to go to the Fair of Kyathaling (a deity) with his friends and domestic animals.”

Lyrics of the All Around this World version:

Naanu batheen jaathrege
We’re going to the fair ’cause the animals are there
We’re going to the fair ’cause the animals are there

Naanu batheen jaathrege

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