kimer nu til jule fest - 1811 (The Bells
are Chiming for the Christmas festival) is one of the most popular
Christmas songs in Denmark and was written in 1811 by the Danish national
legend - Lutheran pastor and hymn-writer N.S.F. Grundtvig
- who also was a very active philosopher - historian - teacher and
politician. N.S.F Grundtvig wrote more than 250 hymns
and was the founder of the "Folkehøjskole"
- Folks High School - in 1844 and is followers called
Grundtvigians was very influential in the formulation of modern Danish
national consciousness. N.F.S. Grundtvig was born in 1783
and died at the age of 88 - in 1872.
The above hymn is a must of songs that is chosen for singing in church
during the Christmas Eve Services in Denmark. The video presents singer
Kerstin Blodig performing - Det kimer nu
video presentation with Kerstin
Blodig a Scandinavian singer and guitarist performing
- Det kimer nu til julefest - (The Bells
are Chiming for the Christmas festival) by N.S.F Grundtvig.