Maria Kalaniemi. Ellin Polkka. Composed by Traditional. Stream or buy on: User Reviews ↓ · Variations ↓ · Attributes ↓; Song Genres ↓; Song Styles ↓; Song. Ellin Polkka · Maria Kalaniemi | Length: This track is on the following album: Accordion Tribe · Maria Kalaniemi. Ievan Polkka” or “Ievan Polokka is a popular Finnish song with lyrics written in the early s by Eino Kettunen to a traditional Finnish polka tune. The name is.

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Ellin polkka

Very popular after World War II, the song was almost forgotten during the late s and s. Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references Articles with too many examples Wikipedia articles with style issues from June Wikipedia external links cleanup from June Wikipedia spam cleanup from June Articles with multiple maintenance issues All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles with unsourced statements from July This article has multiple issues.

Please improve the article by adding more descriptive text and removing less pertinent examples. Infolk metal band Korpiklaani recorded a cover on the album Manala. This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines. Greger Andersson, Musik i NordenMusikaliska akad.

The song resurfaced after an a cappella performance by the Finnish quartet Loitumawhich was first released on their debut album, Loitumain Project DIVA 2nd as the tutorial music. The melody can be traced back to the Viipuri Province in the 17th century when the border with the Kingdom of Sweden ran west of the province.


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Plokka the animation, see Loituma Girl. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

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Locals who are well-versed in folk music agree the melody is very old and likely to have been known back in the early 19th century and therefore probably of even older origin. Retrieved 26 June Owing to its viral exposure in popular cultureIevan Polkka has polkkz one of the most famous Finnish songs in the world. For the band, see Loituma. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. July Learn how and when to remove this template message.

This song then became well known among Nogizaka46’s fans.

Finnish songs s songs Music memes Polkas Karelian-Finnish folklore. The a cappella version of the song acquired greater international popularity as part of an Internet phenomenon in the spring of when the Loituma Girl also known as Leekspina looped Flash animation of an anime girl Orihime Inoue from the Bleach series twirling poklka leek, set to a scat singing section of Ievan Polkka sung by Loituma [2] was posted in Russian LiveJournal.


The polkks of Russian soldiers stationed in the border area outnumbered the locals for many decades. This article may contain indiscriminateexcessiveor irrelevant examples.

The most popular vocaloid cover belonged to that of Hatsune Miku, garnering more than 40 million views on her official YouTube music video as of Ellim This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Furthermore, mobile ringtones based on various mixes of “Ievan Polkka” gained a wide popularity among Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States mobile subscribers in late For the animation, only the second half of the fifth stanza four lines and the complete sixth stanza eight lines are used.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Pollkka and Privacy Policy. However, the polka genre is of much later date. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for further suggestions. The name is commonly misspelled Levan Polkkadue to the similarity of lowercase L and the uppercase vowel I i in sans-serif fonts.

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It instantly became a global hit and the song soon enjoyed overwhelming popularity as a ringtone. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Retrieved from ” https: