Melodies of Europe

What summons up cultural diversity more than a simple melody? Whether you’re cradling a child, marching in formation, heralding the festive season or just trying to get blind drunk, the song you sing tells a rich and complex tale of national culture and heritage, in many cases representing centuries of history. This section puts together those hidden gems and present them to you in their true European spirit. Sing along!

European Nursery Rhymes

Having troubles falling into Morpheus’ arms? We have the medication you need: a compilation of the best nursery rhymes across Europe! From soft and relaxing lullabies to enthusiastic and vivid children’s songs, the choice is yours!

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European Football Chants

If there is one characteristic all Europeans share across the continent, it is certainly their love for football! But by “football” Europeans don’t mean American football, that you actually play with a rather suspect ball, using your hands and not foot. No! European football!

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European Anthems

What is the oldest national anthem in the world? Which anthem can’t be sung because it has no lyrics? Which country adapt its anthem to the gender of its monarch? Anthems in Europe are full of surprises…

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European Christmas Carols

No tradition is observed as consistently as the Christmas Carols – with each country having its own twist, of course. Have a look at the Ukrainian, Norwegian and Czech songs, they will lead you directly to Christmas fairy.

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European Drinking Songs

A German, an Irishman and a French man walk into a bar… You know how the story goes. But you don’t know how it ends! Because, after some good jokes and quite as many beers, all of them will start singing…

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