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    Happy Sounds Abound as Ukulele Gains Popularityi
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    August 20, 2013 10:11 PM
    The unexpected versatility of the small Hawaiian guitar known as the ukulele was on display this month at the annual UkeFest, at the Strathmore arts center in Bethesda, Maryland. For five days, both new and advanced ukulele musicians enjoyed classes, workshops and concerts. VOA’s Deborah Block joined the fun.

    Happy Sounds Abound as Ukulele Gains Popularity

    Published August 20, 2013

    The unexpected versatility of the small Hawaiian guitar known as the ukulele was on display this month at the annual UkeFest, at the Strathmore arts center in Bethesda, Maryland. For five days, both new and advanced ukulele musicians enjoyed classes, workshops and concerts. VOA’s Deborah Block joined the fun.


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