Join us for Bring the Sing on the Solstice, Dec. 21

Bring the Sing Solstice culminates in a virtual sing-along event at 5 p.m. on Dec. 21, 2020.MPR

December 18, 2020

The winter solstice is an important turning point here in Minnesota. The longest night of the year also marks the hopeful moment when the light begins to return. For people throughout the ages, the solstice has been a time for ritual, reflection and renewal. This year, join all of us at MPR and your fellow listeners across the state as we celebrate the solstice together.

At 5 p.m. central on Dec. 21, we'll host a special virtual Bring the Sing on the Solstice. Tune in to Classical MPR or The Current as we broadcast "This Little Light of Mine" (lyrics below) for a giant, virtual statewide singalong. Whatever your singing ability, lift your voice to sing along from your front yard, your car, your cozy spot in front of the fire, or wherever you are.

For a few short minutes, we'll all get to share something special as every MPR listener hears and sings the same familiar song.

Leading up to Bring the Sing on the Solstice, you shared video clips of how your light shines at this time of year. Here's what it looked like:

After we play "This Little Light of Mine" for Bring the Sing on Monday, Classical MPR and The Current will each broadcast two hours of solstice- and light-themed music.

We hope you'll celebrate with us, as we welcome back the light together.

This Little Light of Mine

Amen

This little light of mine,
I'm going to let it shine.
This little light of mine,
I'm going to let it shine.
This little light of mine,
I'm going to let it shine,
let it shine, let it shine
to show my love

Everywhere I go, I'm gonna let it shine
Everywhere I go, I'm gonna let it shine
Everywhere I go, I'm gonna let it shine
I let it shine to show my love

Even in my home, I'm gonna let it shine
Even in my home, I'm gonna let it shine
Even in my home, I'm gonna let it shine
I let it shine to show my love

When I see my neighbor coming, I'm gonna let it shine
When I see my neighbor coming, I'm gonna let it shine
When I see my neighbor coming, I'm gonna let it shine
I let it shine to show my love

Amen

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