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Monday 18 May 2020

When to change the strings of a ukulele?

The ukulele owes its magnificent playful sounds to its four strings which make it an exceptional musical instrument. The great Iz (Israel Kamakawiwo'ole) certainly could not have produced his most popular song, the medley "Somewhere Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World", if he did not have at his disposal a ukulele and good quality strings.
The condition of the strings is therefore an essential aspect that any good player must absolutely take into consideration. But how do you really know if it's time (or not) to replace the strings of your ukulele? Read more
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Saturday 16 May 2020

What are the best-known Tahitian pieces of ukulele?

The ukulele is an inseparable part of the daily life of the inhabitants of Polynesia. All Polynesians play ukulele, it is the musical instrument par excellence in our sweet islands. In this article, Upa Upa Tahiti invites you to discover three famous Tahitian songs! Read more
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Tuesday 12 May 2020

How long does it take to master the ukulele?

Are you passionate about music? Do you want to learn to play the ukulele? In case you're wondering how long it takes to learn and master all of the ukulele techniques, you should know that there are some important things to know. In addition to certain factors that will determine whether you will succeed in playing the ukulele in a few days or in a few months. Follow us for more details. Read more
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Friday 24 April 2020

What are the most beautiful Tahitian songs?

Tahiti is a land rocked to the sound of music, especially the sound of the ukulele. In fact, almost the entire Tahitian population plays music to enhance their daily lives. One reason why it is not uncommon to see musicians in every corner of the island. But what are the most beautiful Tahitian songs today? Although it is not always easy to make an objective classification when it comes to songs, discover in this article a small overview of the few flagship songs of Polynesia. Read more
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Friday 24 April 2020

What are the differences between a Tahitian and a Hawaiian ukulele?

The ukulele is the ultimate musical instrument for Hawaiians. This is a traditional model that looks a lot like the guitar. Now, we can say that the ukulele has clearly gone beyond its original borders to conquer the whole world, especially in the United States, in France and particularly in Tahiti where it is fully part of the local culture. But what are the origins of the ukulele actually? And above all, how do the Tahitian and Hawaiian ukulele differ? Discover in this article the answer to all your questions. Read more
Miss Tahiti

Thursday 02 April 2020

Vaimalama CHAVES, a Miss France fan of ukulele

Previously elected Miss Tahiti, Vaimalama CHAVES, a young 24-year-old woman became Miss France in 2019. Coming from a family of five children, this young marketing graduate has experienced an atypical journey. Although her reign has just come to an end, Miss France 2019 is now teeming with even more projects. She recently announced that she is about to release her first album "Good Vaïbes"! A statement that confirms Vaimalama CHAVES 'attachment to the ukulele. Browse this article to learn more. Read more
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Wednesday 01 April 2020

Did you know ? Tahiti broke the world record for ukulele in 2015!

In 2015, Tahitians won the world record of ukulele. They dethroned the English who gathered 2,370 musicians in July 2014. Discover in this article all the details of this event forever engraved in the hearts and minds of the people of Polynesia. Read more
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Wednesday 25 March 2020

How to play ukulele when you are left-handed?

Like guitars and other minor stringed instruments, most ukuleles are designed for right-handed people. The problem is that the world is not made up of rightists. Are you left-handed and want to play the ukulele? Don't worry, it is entirely possible to learn this instrument while not being right-handed. You only need to reverse certain elements to successfully play the ukulele as a left-hander. Read more
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Wednesday 18 March 2020

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole and the tube Over the rainbow

Somewhere, over the rainbow: who was never seduced by this song, sung by Judy Garland in 1939, in the musical film "The Wizard of Oz"? 80 years later, this sweet song still resonates and continues to be used by many artists, but also in cinema. But the most touching story of this song would certainly be the one with Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, the Hawaiian singer with the ukulele. Read more
Changer cordes ukulélé

Saturday 14 March 2020

How to change the strings of a Ukulele?

Strings play an essential role in the proper functioning of a Ukulele. Indeed, if these are neglected, they can alter the sound of your instrument. You must therefore be able to detect when the strings of your Ukulele need to be changed. The question is how to successfully change your strings. With that, discover in this article some tips to help you better understand the needs of your instrument. Read more