Velo que bonito


Info

This song is a bunde, which is a traditional genre of music in the communities of the Pacific Region based on African and indigenous rhythms. (source)


Lyrics

Velo que bonito lo vienen bajando,
Con ramos de flores lo van adorando. (repeat)

Refrain
Ro, rri, ro, rra
San Antonio ya se va (repeat)

Mrs. Santana, ¿por qué llora el niño?
Por una manzana que se le ha perdido. (repeat) Refrain

Translation – See Him, how beautiful

See how beautiful the child they are carrying down*
With flower bouquets, they are adoring him. (repeat)

Refrain
Ro, ri, ro, ra
Saint Antonio is leaving (repeat)

Señora Santana, why is the child crying?
Because of an apple he has lost (repeat) Refrain

*This describes the tradition of taking down an image of Jesus during a procession.


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