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Zecchino D'Oro (Venetian gold coin) is an international children's song festival that has taken place every year since 1959. It is broadcast by Rai 1. The winners of the Zecchino d'Oro are the writers and composers of the songs, not the children who interpret them. Here are performances of these now famous and beloved children's songs.

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Zecchino d'Oro - Le tagliatelle di nonna Pina

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Italy

This is a very popular song among Italian kids. It extols the virtues of a good plate of tagliatelle [fettucini] with meat sauce.

Zecchino d'Oro - Volevo un gatto nero

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Italy

A children's song about not keeping one's word in a deal. The deal involves house cats and more exotic animals.

Zecchino d'Oro - Mio fratello

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Italy

A little girl gets her wish—a stork brings a baby brother.

Zecchino d'Oro - Il valzer del moscerino

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Italy

Beppone (a nickname which might be translated as Big Joe) has a large nose, and while he's blissfully napping in a garden, it serves as a dance floor for some gnats.

Zecchino d'Oro - Goccia dopo goccia

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Italy

An inspirational song about how things are created in small increments.

Zecchino d'Oro - Quarantaquattro gatti

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Italy

A song about cats that helps Italian school children remember that 6 x 7 = 42.

Zecchino d'Oro - Il coccodrillo come fa?

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Italy

This song about the sounds animals make was a prize winner at the Zecchino d'Oro, a festival featuring children's songs. When it comes to crocodiles, there are things known about them, but not how they go.

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