2021 Competition Winners

Uke-Can-Do-It Songwriting Competition

1st placeMy Imagination by Anna Feillet from Otago Girls High School

Anna wins a Kala Archtop Tenor Ukulele (electric) worth $575 + $300 from Rockshop


2nd place Authentic You by Jun Angeles from Papakura High School

Jun wins a Kala Travel Concert Ukulele worth $250 + $200 from Rockshop


3rd place Supposed to Shine by Grace Lee from ACG Parnell College

Grace wins a Kala Mahogany Soprano Ukulele worth $175 (incl. uke strap and tuner) + $100  from Rockshop

Special thanks to our generous prize sponsors




K-Factor Competition Winners – 2021

2021 Winner –  Waimea Intermediate School – Richmond

received the Bill Sevesi performance trophy, a NZ Ukulele certificate and thanks to our wonderful sponsors KBB Music they also receive a $300 KBB Music Voucher.  WIS Kiwilele Leaders Group performed  Cover Me In Sunshine




Highly Commended

Grey Lynn School – by the Grey Lynn International Ukulele Orchestra.  Performed Find An Island

(by BENEE who is a past Grey Lynn School pupil!)


Uke-Art Winners 2021


Each Category winner receives a ukulele hand-painted with their winning design thanks to our wonderful Sponsors Excite Music and Art Academy


Outside the Box Category Winner:

Pasifika/Kiwiana Category winner:

Highly Commended Pasifika/Kiwiana

Highly Commended Outside the Box

Promising Artist

Promising Artist:

Olive Connon from Brooklyn Primary School, Wellington. 

Year 7 / 12yrs old

Matilda Barnes also from Brooklyn Primary School, Wellington. 

Year 8 / 13yrs old

Jessica Costelloe from St Mary’s School in Ellerslie, Auckland. 

Year 6 / 10yrs old

Callum Westwood from St Bernadette’s in Dunedin. 

No age provided

Tina Qin from Westminster Christian School. 

Year 0 / 5yrs old

Joyce Kim from Target Road School, Auckland. 

Year 4 / 8yrs old.