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Sidetrack: Ukulele + Amigurumi + MTV

16 Mar

Tomorrow is Malaysia Ukulele Day!

The ukulele is a miniature contraption that goes plunketty-plunk. Made popular in Hawaii, the craze for the toy-like instrument died down when the guitar rock-and-roll phenomenon arrived. In recent years however, more and more people have been giving up on the guitar in favour of the ukulele because it’s apparently a breeze to master! In Britain, certain primary schools are actually replacing the recorder with the ‘uke’, introducing it as the first instrument that children learn to play.

As a tribute to tomorrow’s event, let’s kick off with a video from YouTube on the Japanese ukulele duo, U900 – in their MTVs, they often appear as a bunny and bear amigurumi.

Wish we knew what they’re singing, but the clip is super kawaii all the same!

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One Response to “Sidetrack: Ukulele + Amigurumi + MTV”

  1. sojala70 March 23, 2012 at 3:30 am #

    Hi Mei! I just gave you the Liebster Blog award. This is like a networking award meant to bring some new members to bloggers with less than 200 members. You were one of five I’ve chosen. I too was given the award by another blogger. Check out my newest blog post for the details. http://homemadeobsessions.blogspot.ca/
    Have a great day!

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