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The polka is originally a Czech dance and a genre of dance music known throughout Europe and America. It emerged in the middle of the 19th century in Bohemia, now part of the Czech Republic. In many European and American countries, the polka remains a popular folk music genre and is performed by folk artists. The history of the polka Origin and popularity The beginning of the spread of dance and accompanying music called polka is generally attributed to a young woman, Anna Slezáková (née Anna Chadimová). Music teacher Josef Neruda noticed that in 1830 she danced in an unusual...

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