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Britain's Got Talent contestant plays tunes using just drinking straws and it's surprisingly good

2 days ago   |   By Metro

Who knew straws made such great instruments?
Just when you think you've seen everything on Britain's Got Talent, something new comes along to surprise you - like a man playing songs on drinking straws.
Hasan Minawi, a 48-year-old music teacher by day, surprised the audience when the instrument he brought along to play was a series of plastic straws.
The contestant pulled out a drinking straw with several holes cut into it, baffling the audience with what he was about to do.
While it clearly would make for a terrible implement for drinking with, a straw with several holes can apparently...
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