Ukuleles and mandolins are small instruments, and they behave similar to the clubs used for juggling. So it is no surprise, that ukuleles and mandolins are used for juggling tricks.
Warning: Do not try those tricks with your expensive vintage koa ukulele – if you want to learn this you should try to get some very cheap ukuleles 😉
The German duo extra art has a very special trick with a total of 6 ukuleles. The two jugglers juggle with the ukes and at the same time play the tune Asturias on the instruments. It is almost unbelievable, but you can see it in the following video:
David Cain has made a video with some ukulele juggling trick for the Bushman Ukulele Contest:
David Cain: Ukulele Juggling Tricks
A video with a juggler using a mandolin can be found in the online archive of British Pathé: