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A Spring Selection of ukulele videos from around the world to wish you an excellent weekend. Videos from the continents of North America, Europe, Africa, South America, Asia and Australia, all a pleasure for your ears !

Now, is there a ukulele player reading this post feeling valorous enough to set up an expedition to Antartica, the missing continent on Ukulele and Languages ? You won’t have to carry a flag with you, that’s all been done before; all I’m asking for is a tiny ukulele song in the middle of the ice packs of Antartica. I wouldn’t want anyone to get hurt trying so I suggest you watch this video before you make hasty plans to follow the tracks of Roald Amundsen. No volunteer ? Ah well, I don’t blame you, take it easy, make yourself a warm cup of tea and enjoy these videos instead !

1. Canada

Rob aka sanfordandsong accompanies the band Leaf Rapids on a cover of David Bowie‘s The Man Who Sold the World. I really like the atmosphere the ukulele creates.

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How about a relaxing weekend travelling around the world to the sound of some great classical or fingerstyle ukulele videos ? Three continents are represented in today’s selection which comprises work by composers as well as original arrangements. Enjoy !

1. Belgium

Herman Vandecauter performs a ukulele arrangement of a Corrente, an Italian courtly dance from the 17th-18th century as well as a Giga from a partita by Filippo Sauli.

2. Korea

A very pleasant Study in C Minor arranged by 이인하

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High time to update our Polish ukulele tour with this Sunday selection of ukulele videos from Poland ! Enjoy !

Previously discovered on Balcony TV and featured in this postMaja Koman with a new video My dear deer :

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Ukulele songs in Irish are extremely rare so I was really pleased when I found this post by Tony on the Uke Ireland blog mentioning a ukulele group from Belfast singing in Irish.

I never would have thought I’d see a Tom Waits song covered in Irish but here is Jockey Full of Bourbon as Gaeilge, played by a grand ukulele trio, Cait Ni Mhurchu, Holly Ni Ghrada and Georoid Mac Lochlainn !

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