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Open Shut Them Song

“Open Shut Them” is a popular international kids' nursery rhyme song! It is great for learning some basic opposites. It’s full of easy-to-understand and easy-to-gesture vocabulary. This song is a fun movement song that can be guided by a teacher or a parent to the children. Kids would learn some basic understanding of the physical attributes of the world. Children will love to sing and dance along with Open Shut Them.

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Canopy of Unity Song

This song was written by the well-established writer, Mr. Odisho Yusep. It is a personal song given to his children. The environment is set in the plantation fields and mountains of the writer’s village (Bebede), as that inspired the lyrics of this song from landmarks of his village. The song describes two young men wearing the traditional Assyrian clothing wandering around the lands of the village to hunt and collect the daily food, and then return to their homes to build a Quprana (ܩܘܼܦܪܵܢܵܐ), a vineyard canopy. The canopy is a metaphor for the House of the Assyrian nation for people to sit underneath it united and cohesive.

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Everyone Has a Car Song

Over 40 years old children's song derived from the Lebanese culture. The song was made originally by Elias Al Rahbani, and recently UNICEF supported the remake of these songs to be sung for the children of Syria during the Syria Crisis. This song reflects the humble nature of people, and it shows the amount of love two grandchildren have for their grandfather who does not own a fancy car but owns a donkey instead.

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Joseph The Gardener Song

"Yawse Ganono" is an old traditional song in Western Surayt, originally released in 1986 by Nineveh group, under the album title "Nineveh Children Songs - Album 1". The song was composed by Ninos Garis and written by Augin Kurt. The song depicts the beautiful work of gardeners in the old days in TurAbdin, which is also representative of our other mountainous regions. Reviving such songs helps with promoting them among the new generation to maintain their connection with their authentic traditions, music, and culture.

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Ant Song

The Ant song, Shushwono, is an authentic song created in 1994 as part of the "Nineveh Children Songs" Album #3. The album was entirely composed by the legendary musician Nouri Iskander. The lyrics of the song was beautifully written by Shlemun Moushe. The song teaches kids resiliency, hard-working, and collaboration. It is a masterpiece of music composition, lyrics, voice, and arrangement.

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Mother's Day Song

A very simple song made for young kids to learn the names of some of the most common animals along with their sounds. The melody is a common American style made for children. With simplification of the names of the animals sounds, the child will associate the animal's name, to its sound and look.

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Animal Sounds Song

A very simple song made for young kids to learn the names of some of the most common animals along with their sounds. The melody is a common American style made for children. With simplification of the names of the animals sounds, the child will associate the animal's name, to its sound and look.

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Today is New Years Song

An old song produced in 1983 by the Ishtar Group, under the second album titled "Zmirotho d-Shabre Men Beth-Nahri". This song was written by George Shamoun and composed by Joseph Malki. BET KANU has worked on reviving this Christmas song to celebrate it once again in the New Year's with the new generation.

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BET KANU Album Vol. 1 (Video Collection)

A collection of 16 BET KANU children’s songs in the Syriac language. Your kids will enjoy 40 minutes of nonstop educational entertainment from popular international songs like Finger Family, Seasons, and Mary Had a Little Lamb, to songs from the Assyrian tradition like Allalayeh and the Alphabet songs.

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Mom Is coming Now Song

Way back to 1951 in Egypt, "Mama Zamanha Gaya" - "ماما زمنها جاية" , the very first filmed children's song was born in Egypt. The song was beautifully written and sung by Muhamad Fawzi, and composed by FatHi Qora. The song is about a father who is taking care of his child, while the mother is away from home. The father then keeps trying to entertain the child, while giving her/him good life lessons using beautiful and affective singing and acting. You could do the same for your child, and you can add your own version of a life lesson in the second and third parts of the song.

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Bedtime Prayer Song

This is a reproduction of the popular Eastern bedtime prayer (Sluta Dramsha), commonly known as "Eman Damkhin Gu Shweetee." Reference: Nineveh Publishing, 1958, "Second Level for Beginners" by Deacon Gewargis dBeth Benyamin dAshitha.

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My Uncle Song

A traditional Middle Eastern song originally done by the famous Lebanese writers, Ghassan and Jad Rahbani. The song tries to increase children's awareness about unhealthy eating habits, but it treats it in a fun and a humorous way. This song also teaches few new words about food and nature.

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Wash Your Hands | Baby Shark Song

Let's do what is healthy and good! Do wash your hands and eat healthy food! Do cover your cough and sneeze! Do say thank you and do say please! Let's doo doo doo doo it together with Baby Sharks!

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Seasons Song

BET KANU presents you with the first educational song teaching about the seasons in our beloved colloquial dialects of Surayt and Surit (Sureth). Your kids can now about the 4 seasons of the year and their names and attributes. You kids won't blink, as they will be touring with our humorous "globe" character. The melody, although very similar to the oriental style, was actually inspired by the traditional African Nursery Rhymes.

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Little Chicks "Hassisan" Song

An old Middle-Eastern traditional kids song, sung originally in Arabic, made for the first time in the modern Syriac colloquial dialects (Surayt/Surit).

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Row your Boat Song

This song is an adaptation of the English nursery rhyme “Row, Row, Row Your Boat.” It can be made into an action nursery rhyme where you can sit opposite your child and hold their hands, or put your baby on your lap facing you, and row back and forwards in time with the music.

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Deck the Halls Song

This is an adaptation of the Christmas carol originally called "Deck the Hall." This exciting version is created in hopes of increasing the love for our language among the young and the old.

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Allalaye Folk Song

An Assyrian folk song hundreds of years old, popular amongst eastern speakers of the Syriac dialect. Allalaye is a lullaby traditionally sung by mothers, grandmothers, and anyone rocking their baby or child to sleep. The lyrics were researched and collected by Mr. Shlimon Betshmuel.

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Fruits Song

An original song made to teach children some of the common fruits. The song was built on the international Nursery Rhyme melody of "The Wheels on the Bus".

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Johnny Johnny Song

An international song about a child, Johnny, who is caught by his father to have lied about whether he is "eating sugar". This song has both a funny humor and a valuable lesson for kids.

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Body Parts Song

An original song about teaching the kids some of the body parts in Surit and Surayt. Song was made in collaboration with AJM, as it was originally created as part of a Syriac Song Writing competition hosted in the AJM Dolabani Camp of 2018 and conducted by Akkad Saadi.

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Alphabet Song

The internal Alphabet Song melody done for the first time using the Syriac Alphabet letters.

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Mary Had a Little Lamb Song

Based on the original "Mary Had a Little Lamb," a children's nursery rhyme provided in our beloved language.

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Mshiho/ Mshikha Song

The "Mshiho/Mshikha" song is a religous song produced in collaboration with our partner Save Our Souls - 1915.de e.V. (SOS). It deals with daily problems of a teenager and the support she gets from God.

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Numbers Song

Learn how to count up to 10 with our number song. A song inspired by the "Once I Caught a Fish Alive" rhyme.

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Shapes Song

Inspired from a Spanish song about shapes, this song is used for helping children learn shapes using authentic Syriac words.

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Happy Birthday Song

Inspired from the popular "Happy Birthday" song. This sing a long song greets both boys and girls in Syriac on their birthday using the popular birthday tune.

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Monday's Child Song

This song is based on the popular nursery rhyme “Monday’s Child”. It is supposed to teach and help children remember the days of the week.

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Colors Song

This song is used for helping children learn colors using authentic words. Simply place colors in front of them and have them pick out the color that you sing about.

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Santa Claus is Coming To Town Song

This song is inpired by the world famous 1930's American song “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” Enjoy and celebrate Christmas with a special version in your beloved Syriac language.

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Finger Family Song

A translation of the world popular song to ensure that our children have a version in their language. Learn about family and sing along with your infants and toddlers.

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Beth Nahrin Song

Come learn about ancient Mesopotamia using this catchy song! The cartoon showcases the Ishtar Gates, a Ziggurat, and a King!

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Safroono/Sepra Song

The story of a young girl who saves a baby bird from danger, told in a fun song and cartoon! This melody was inpired from the French folk song, "Une Souris Verte."

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