Fascinating facts about polka music
You can probably already hear the sound of the accordion!
Polka is a dance and music genre, which originated in Bohemia, an area found in today's Czech Republic. And while you've probably heard your fair share of polka, there's probably a lot you don't know about this lively genre. Popular to this day, it migrated to the Americas with Eastern European immigrants. Today, this poplar genre has found its way into various cultures, as well as in both folk and classical repertoires. So it's no wonder that just the thought of polka makes us immediately want to dance!
From its humble origins to looking at the traditional accordion, click through this gallery for everything polka.
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