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Cuica (Laughing Cup) Activity

What's a cuica? (pronounced KWEE kah) A percussive instrument, popular in Brazil. Includes intro and demo videos, and a downloadable pdf of the activity.
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What's a cuica? (pronounced KWEE-kah) A percussive instrument, popular in Brazil. Includes intro and demo videos, and a downloadable pdf of the activity.

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