Melbourne Ukulele Festival



The winners were announced at the Gala Concert on Saturday night!

Thank you for your support and to our wonderful sponsors!

1st Prize - Keith Weston

2nd Prize - Isobel

3rd Prize - Peggy Harris

4th Prize - Patrice Braun

5th Prize - Bernard's Dad

6th Prize - David Nicholson

7th Prize - Richard Hamilton

8th Prize - Richard Snow

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1st Prize

Kala Tenor Resonator

KA-RES-BRS w/bag

The Kala Resonator ukulele features a lightweight aluminum resonator cone crafted into a figured, Mahogany body, resulting in a distinctive voice and appearance. These are serious ukes that want to be heard.

Size - Tenor

Back & Sides - Material Mahogany

Binding Material - Pearloid

Fingerboard Material - Rosewood

Neck Material - Mahogany

Strings - Aquila Strings

RRP $530

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2nd Prize

Ohana Tenor Performance Series TK-70M w/bag

A solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides combine to give the CK-70M bright, clear tone. Nice appointments include an abalone rosette, cream binding with black/white purfling, and geared tuners.

Size - Tenor

Top - Solid Spruce

Back & Sides - Mahogany (Laminated)

Fingerboard & Bridge - Rosewood

Binding - Cream with Black/White Purfling

Rosette - Abalone

Dot Position Markers - Pearloid

Headstock - Slotted with Geared Tuners

Nut & Saddle - Bone

Strings - Aquila

Finish - Satin

RRP $250

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3rd Prize

Ohana Concert CK-14CL Cynthia Lin Model w/bag

The Cynthia Lin Signature model is a great ukulele which will not only sound great, but with the beautiful hibiscus inlay, it is also a beautiful looking ukulele! The worth brown strings and the quality build that comes with Ohana will give this ukulele a warm, full, resonant and crisp sound. It is a elevated laminate mahogany from Ohana. It looks classy and slick!


Size - Concert

Top, Back & Sides - Mahogany

Binding Material - Black with striped purfling

Fingerboard - Floral inlay

Finish - Satin

Strings - Worth Strings

RRP $250

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4th Prize

$300 Cranbourne Music Voucher + Private Tour of Maton Factory for 4 People

$300 Cranbourne Music Voucher that you can spend on anything you want!


A personalised ukulele tour of the Maton Factory by Patrick Evans, Head of Research & Development of Maton. Patrick will give you a tour of the Maton Factory in Box Hill South.

RRP $340

(cannot be exchanged for cash)

5th Prize

Two Nights Accomodation

at AirBNB Rivington Vue

Enjoy two nights accomodation in the beautiful B&G Cole designed home nestled in the Artisan Hills boutique wine region. Rivington Vue are located in the Research/Eltham/Warrandyte area on the Melbourne urban fringe. You will enjoy totally private and tranquil accommodation with large lounge/theatre room, bathroom and new gourmet kitchen. Outside patio with fire pit, seating and breathtaking bush views will delight. Extensive wildlife all around and only 26km to Melbourne. Montsalvat, Yarra Valley and St Andrews Market are nearby.

RRP $280

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6th Prize

$250 Cranbourne Music Voucher

$250 Cranbourne Music Voucher that you can spend on anything you want!

RRP $250

(cannot be exchanged for cash)

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7th Prize

$250 Cranbourne Music Voucher

$200 Cranbourne Music Voucher that you can spend on anything you want!

RRP $250

(cannot be exchanged for cash)

8th Prize

$100 Estelle Gift Voucher

$100 Estelle Meal Voucher!

Whether stopping by for a glass of wine and a share plate, or a full tasting experience, guests can find home in the all-encompassing Estelle.

RRP $100

(cannot be exchanged for cash)