ukulele mahina

Sunday 01 March 2020

How to choose your ukulele correctly ?

Beginners who want to start playing the guitar or other stringed musical instrument are often advised to start with the ukulele as it is easy to learn. Polynesian instrument par excellence, with only 4 well-spaced strings and a thinner handle, it offers a better grip. Regulars may also simply have a preference for the ukulele. In all cases, the following parameters must be taken into account to make the right choice. Read more
Soprano tahitian market

Monday 24 February 2020

How to choose between soprano ukulele and concert ukulele?

You want to start playing the ukulele, but you don't know if you should choose a Soprano or a Concert? You're in the right place, in the right article! These two types of ukulele are all very popular, but when you have to make a choice, you have to do it well. Here's how to make the right choice between a Soprano ukulele and a Concert. Read more
Upa Upa Ukulele enfant

Thursday 20 February 2020

From what age can you play ukulele?

The ukulele, this stringed musical instrument that we tend to compare to the guitar, which we often confuse with cavaquinho, and which directly reminds us of the exotic songs played on the beach ... It is one of the instruments the most played in the world, with its few peculiarities. However, before becoming a master of ukulele, you have to start by learning! But can we really define the age from which it is possible to discover the ukulele? You will find the answers to this question in this article. Read more
Ukulele on the deck

Friday 07 February 2020

What styles of music to play with a ukulele?

The ukulele is very often depicted as an instrument for tropical music and songs that are played by the beach. However, we must admit that the ukulele is an excellent instrument for these genres of music, but it is also suitable for other styles! It should also be noted that this instrument is not limited to the simple act of playing chords one after the other, because it is also possible to play arpeggios, do solo, or even rock. Zoom on the styles of music that can be played with the ukulele. Read more
Ukulele Bora Bora

Friday 31 January 2020

What is the difference between a ukulele and a cavaquinho?

The ukulele and the cavaquinho are two very appreciated instruments which still have their places in the current musical styles. However, it often happens that many people, interested (or even passionate) about one of these instruments get it wrong by buying one instead of the other by accident. Indeed, it is quite difficult to differentiate the ukulele from the cavaquinho and vice versa. In this article you will find some dissimilarities between the ukulele and the cavaquinho. Read more
ukulele whistle of the ocean

Monday 20 January 2020

Polynesian party and ukulele

In Polynesia, party is well known for being rhythmic and exotic. It must also be said that music is in a way written in the DNA of Polynesians, as they prove during these moments of magical rejoicing, which have become a true tradition. This great zest for life is punctuated by the exceptional sounds of traditional and improvised instruments, including the ukulele. Read more
ukulele a la pointe venus

Monday 13 January 2020

Learn to master the basic chords of the ukulele

There are often many chords, which can be a barrier for beginners who only want one thing: knowing where to start. In this jungle of chords, there are eleven (11) essential chords for beginners, which we will present to you. The following chords will be located between the first and the fifth fret, delimited by the vertical bars. Read more
ukulele nature

Wednesday 08 January 2020

How to properly tune your ukulele?

Do you have a ukulele? If so, it should be tuned on a regular basis as it is a musical instrument that goes out of tune quite easily. If you have a musical ear, you can tune it through your hearing. Otherwise, you will have to equip yourself with a good tuner. Now let's see how to do it right. Read more
The beautiful Tahiti

Monday 11 November 2019

The origins of Upa Upa Tahiti, your ukulele shop in Tahiti

Looking for a quality ukulele with good sound from Tahiti ? You are in the right place ! Upa Upa Tahiti will be your guide in your exceptional musical quest. Read more
Rurutu 3

Tuesday 29 October 2019

Ukuleles sizes

Understand the differences between a soprano ukulele and a concert ukulele Read more