Vidovdan (song)

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"Vidovdan"
Song by Gordana Lazarević
from the album 'Vidovdan'
Released 1989
Genre Serbian folk
Length 3:30
Songwriter(s) Gordana Lazarević

"Vidovdan" (Serbian: Видовдан) is the name of a Serb folk song that was featured on the 1989 album with the same name of Gordana Lazarević, a famous singer from Serbia.

Vidovdan (St. Vitus' Day, June 28) is one of the most important religious holidays of the Serbs, Serbian Orthodox Church and Serbia, as it is of great a historical importance because of the Battle of Kosovo which was fought between Medieval Serbia and the invading Ottoman Empire on June 28, 1389. The lyrics refer to the battle and Serbs of Kosovo.

The album which contains the song, also Vidovdan, was released in 1989, the year of the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo.

Lyrics[edit]

The text of the song with translation to English:

Multimedia[edit]

About this sound play midi example  of "Vidovdan". This version is for the choir, and it differs slightly from the original version sung by Gordana Lazarević.

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External links[edit]

  • And here you can listen a beautiful version sung by a nuns choir: Vidovdan.
  • To listen more Serbian patriotic songs visit here.