A friend of mine has recently sent me a mail saying that he’d just visited East Greenland and that is was a truly beautiful place, very wild _imagine, 3000 people living on 2600km of coastline !
Thanks to Edward for letting me use one of his pictures in this post : the village of Kulusuk.
His mail was just what I needed to start searching for ukulele videos from Greenland.A bit crazy I know but… I can’t help it. Surprisingly I did find a ukulele player from Greenland.
Her name is Nive Nielsen and she is an Inuk. I didn’t find any ukulele video where she sings in Inuktitut but here is a song called The Winter Song in English : The Winter Song
And here is a video of another song by Nive Nielsen called Room :
This post would not be complete if we didn’t get to hear what Inuktitut sounded like. So here is a guitar song I found in Inuktitut:
Let us now travel to Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat) with this video:
Eskimos have also inspired a French ukulele band from Brittany
called TooSoft. Here is their song Eskimo played during an acoustic session for Le Cargo, a French webzine.