Day 12: Today’s Christmas Song

In honour of what would have been my grandfather’s 117th birthday, today’s Christmas song is a Czech carol: Chtíc, aby spal (posted by majasko). The song is performed by Helena Vondráčková, a well-known Czech singer with a beautiful voice, born in Prague, whose career spans five decades.

This music video is from 1969, so it has a distinct late Sixties flavour. Unfortunately, this is a short version (1:55). I own a longer version of the song (3:34), purchased from iTunes several years ago (Vánoce s Helenou, 2001).

About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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