The Society of Folk Dance Historians (SFDH)
Information: A dance.
Translation: Dance from Säkkijärvi
Pronunciation: SAH-kih-yahr-vehn Pohl-kah
Other name: Karelian-Finnish Polka
The most famous Finnish Polkka, Säkkijärven Polkka was found by Juho ("Porin Jussi") Söderlund who played it on accordion while touring with Viljo "Vili" Vesterinen. Vili popularized it and is often given credit for its composition.
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