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Polka Folk
Immigrants from central and eastern Europe brought with them the lively music and dance of the polka and passed it on to their American-born descendants. Polka is enjoyed today in dance halls, at wedding receptions, and even at special Catholic polka masses throughout Wisconsin.

Pulaski, Wisconsin boasts more bands per capita than even Nashville, and almost all of them are polka bands. New generations of musicians in Pulaski learn and develop their own polka music, ensuring that polka is a vital, evolving tradition. The Wisconsin Legislature recognized polka's significance when it declared the polka the official state dance in 1993.

Record album, Cuca Record, 1966.
Mills Music Library, University of Wisconsin