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papeete

Thursday 05 August 2021

Head to Papeete, a historic and cultural city

Papeete is the capital of French Polynesia and a municipality on the island of Tahiti. It is the most urbanized because it brings together the main institutions such as the High Commission or the Assembly, as well as schools, banks, clinics, restaurants, shops and other businesses. Today we’ll tell you a bit more about its history and some cool places to see! Read more
Moorea Upa Upa Tahiti

Monday 05 July 2021

Head to Moorea, an island filled with legends and beautiful landscapes!

Moorea, a neighboring island of Tahiti, is full of places and stories to discover. Quite wild, at times you even think you are in the countryside and the lush, green nature allows you to fill up with energy. Moorea is home to nearly 18,000 inhabitants for an area of ​​134km2. It is located 17km northwest of Tahiti, hence its name "sister island". We wanted to tell you a little more about this pretty little island after which we named one of our ukuleles, the "Moo" (link to the product page) which means "lizard" in Tahitian, hence the beautiful patterns that decorate it. Between history, anecdotes, tips and legend, let's go on a colorful trip to Moorea! Read more
Nuku Hiva

Monday 07 June 2021

Travel to the Marquesas Islands to Nuku Hiva

This month we're taking you on a little tour out of Tahiti and even beyond the Society Archipelago. If you did not know, French Polynesia is made up of 5 different archipelagos, each as beautiful as the next with unique climates and landscapes over an area as large as Europe! From south to north, we have the Austral, Gambier, Society, Tuamotu and finally the Marquesas archipelago, where we will stop over to discover its largest island: Nuku Hiva. It’s come back! Read more
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