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Polka Hall of Fame

The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum is a museum in Euclid, Ohio, United States. It traces the history of the Cleveland-style polka, from its Slovenian roots from the 19th century, through American factory and mining towns where it absorbed jazz and country expressions, to the post-war years when top ten polka hits got the nation on the dance floor.

Museum hours

  • Wednesday, Friday and Saturday - 11am to 4pm

Awards show

The Polka Hall of Fame holds an annual awards show on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, during the three-day Thanksgiving Polka Weekend at the Downtown Marriott Hotel on Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio. The show awards local and national polka groups and talents.[1]

Hall of Fame Members

Inductee 'Year Inducted
Bass, Kenny
Bright, Roger
Fedorchak, Joe
Haller, Hank
Avsenik, Slavko
Hoyer, Matt
Meisner, Verne
Miskulin, Joey
Ostanek, Walter
Pecon, Johnny
Trebar, Lou
Vadnal, Johnny

Location

The museum is located in the historic old city hall of Euclid, Ohio. The building was renovated in 2000.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Polka player going strong after 50 years; Menasha's Ray Dorschner will be inducted into Hall of Fame Saturday". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 1996-08-01.

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