The weekend strums off on Saturday, February 10, with the 7th Annual International ‘Ukulele Contest. The contest invites amateur ‘ukulele players from across the world to compete from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. with a hula show to follow.
‘Ukulele players of all ages and ability levels are encouraged to enter by uploading an unedited video to YouTube with an entry form from the ‘Ukulele Picnic website. It is $20 to enter and applications must be received by Monday, December 10, 2017. This year the contest has been expanded to include four categories: solo up to 13 years old; solo ages 14 – 18; solo ages 19 and older and group. Six finalists from each division will be selected to compete at a live competition on February 10, 2018. Qualified finalists to be informed by email by December 15, 2017. First place for each division will receive an ‘ukulele from Kanilea. Additionally, this year the top performer will receive a prize valued at $1,000.
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Ukulele Picnic in Hawai'i
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