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Les roulottes de Vaiete

Monday 19 April 2021

The history of French Polynesian food-trucks

Food-trucks are very widespread and appreciated in Tahiti, as in all of French Polynesia. Their origin dates back to the 1930s when they emerged among Chinese immigrant families in need of money, to gradually evolve until now. Emblematic of the Pacific Islands, it is a warm place where we like to meet around local and hearty dishes. With a bit of luck, you might even be able to enjoy the ukulele players who come from time to time to have fun on the Place de Vaiete! Read more
doddleoddle

Wednesday 14 April 2021

Doddleoddle, UK star

Also known as Dodie Clark with Dodie as her stage name, Dorothy Miranda Clark is a young artist who makes the most of the opportunities offered by various online platforms and social networks. She exhibits more specifically her talents and her passion for music. As well as being a singer-songwriter and songwriter, this straight-up UK star is also a famous YouTube personality. His channel currently has more than 1.5 million subscribers with 166 million views of his videos. Read more
Ukulélé

Wednesday 07 April 2021

Grace VanderWaal, America's Got Talent

Famous for her talent, Grace Vanderwaal was 12 when she appeared on the music show "America's Got Talent". Coming straight from a town in upstate New York, the little singer left jurors and internet users speechless after her stunning performance. An appearance that she accomplished brilliantly with her ukulele in hand. Read through this article to learn more about this star in the music world. Read more
Ashley Orlando

Wednesday 31 March 2021

Ashley Orlando

Today we're going to talk about jazz singer and ukulele player Ashley Orlando who we discovered on YouTube. Ashley is a bilingual artist (speaking French and English) who uses her music to help people express themselves, be heard and dream big. It also encourages them to develop to achieve their dreams. According to her, “Music is a language that transcends cultural barriers”. But who is Ashley Orlando? Read more
honoka-azita

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Honoka & Azita

A classy and light style, tropical sounds, a sunny and breathtaking setting, two young women who play the ukulele to perfection. If you are passionate about music and you are a fan of the famous instrument of Hawaiian origin, you certainly immediately recognized the famous musical duo of Honoka & Azita through these few descriptions. These two young artists have enjoyed, despite their age, a great reputation on the web. On Youtube, the tandem's videos have accumulated millions of views. But who are Honoka Katayama and Azita Ganjali really? Read more
Karlie G

Monday 15 March 2021

Karlie G, ukulele virtuoso

Karlie G is what you might call (not without exaggeration) a virtuoso on the ukelele. The young artist has, despite her age, already won many prestigious competitions. His extraordinary career testifies to his great talent. At 18, Karlie is already known as an award-winning singer-songwriter. She stands out for her ability to immerse herself in tradition while evolving and enriching her musical style. Currently, the talented Hawaiian is best known for her mainstream pop and R&B style that perfectly integrates the ukulele. Read more
Ukulélé Club Tahiti

Monday 15 February 2021

How to start a ukulele club in your city?

Want to start your own ukulele club in your town? You tell yourself that an ad posted all over the place on social media could help you. It can work, but the young club still has to manage to retain new members over the long term. Check out the top tips for building a solid ukulele club. Read more
Canada

Tuesday 15 December 2020

J. Chalmers Doane and the ukulele

The ukulele is a small stringed musical instrument famous both for its unique look and for the pain of its sounds. Appreciated for decades, the ukulele is an ideal instrument to begin learning music. Upa Upa Tahiti presents today the portrait of a great gentleman who contributed a lot to the learning of the ukulele in schools, here is the story of Mr. J. Chalmers Doane. Read more
Hawaii, la terre natale de Brittni Paiva

Wednesday 02 December 2020

Brittni Paiva: a Hawaiian ukulele star

Brittni Paiva is an artist who owes her fame to her talent and love for the ukulele. Known throughout the world for her incredible talent in the practice of this small string instrument, this artist who started her career very small seduces everyone of the ukulele. According to Brittni Paiva, between her and her ukulele, it's a true love story. This article provides an update on the history and career of this young Hawaiian woman of unlimited talent. Read more
Japon

Saturday 07 November 2020

The ukulele in Japan

The ukulele has found an important place in Japan. The proof, this small instrument is present almost everywhere in this Asian country and even gets the slogan "I am huge in Japan" on all surfaces presenting its photo. The ukulele which is an instrument considered to be unique to Hawaii has made a special place for itself in the hearts of the Japanese. Overview of the history of the ukulele in Japan. Read more