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US Slovenians Marking 100th Birth Anniversary of Polka King

Cleveland, 27 July - Slovenian Americans in Cleveland and elsewhere are celebrating these days the 100th anniversary of birth of Frankie Yankovic, an American musician of Slovenian descent who is considered the country's polka king. In 1986, Yankovic was awarded the first ever Grammy in the Best Polka Recording category.

Cleveland, US
Memorabilia of Slovenian-style polka king Frankie Yankovic at the Polka Hall of Fame museum in Cleveland
Photo: Robi PoredoŇ°/STA

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