The Garangao Song

Here’s the Garangao song.

Here’s the song! Play it loud!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7kpZEKgvQU&feature=player_embedded

Lyrics:

Garangao Girga oh.
Atoona allah yateekum
Bayt Mecca ya wadeekum
Ya Mecca Yal mamoora
Yam il salasil wal thahab ya noora
Atoona min mal allah
Yislam lakum Abdulla.

Now this part of the song is special. You usually end it with the family name or the name of the father of the house (if you know it). So the ending of the song changes. For example:

Khalifa:
Atoona dahbat leefa
Salam Ala Khalifa

Translation:

Garangao Girga oh
Give us what God gave you
To Mecca he’ll take you
The greatly filled Mecca
Covered with tassles, gold and light
Give us what God  have given
Abdulla greets you with smiles

Khalifa:

Please give me us a bit of sweets

Please say hi to Khalifa.

So who’s going to be the first person to memorize and sing the song?

HAPPY GARANGAO EVERYONE!

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Garangao – A Child’s Dream

  • http://qatariadventures.blogspot.com Sybil

    Nice…special thanks for the translation!

  • Moby

    Appreciate the Lyrics and the translation too. Could you also post a “live recording” of the actual presentation with the real kids singing if you can find it

  • Andrew

    heehee, I posted the same video on Facebook last year!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001159319153 B Boy Amoor

    happy garangao

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001159319153 B Boy Amoor

    happy garangao to all children

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