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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The song resurfaced after an a ellim performance by the Finnish quartet Loitumawhich was first released on their debut album, Loitumain From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This song then became well known among Nogizaka46’s fans. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

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Project DIVA 2nd as the tutorial music. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines. Greger Andersson, Musik i NordenMusikaliska akad. This article is about the song.

Polka was introduced in northern Europe during the late 19th century, which implies that the actual tune as it is known today originates from this era. Retrieved from ” https: Finnish songs s songs Music memes Polkas Karelian-Finnish folklore.

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It is also known as ” Loituma’s Polka” or “Loituma’s Polkka”. The album was released in the United States as Things of Beauty in Owing to its viral exposure in popular cultureIevan Polkka has become one of the most famous Finnish songs in the world.


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 June Learn how and when to remove this template message. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This article may contain indiscriminateexcessiveor irrelevant examples. This article needs additional citations for verification. For the animation, see Loituma Girl.

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 It instantly became a polkkx hit and the song soon enjoyed overwhelming popularity as a ringtone.

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 December The melody of “Ievan Polkka” is very similar to that of Savitaipaleen polkka, and in South Karelia the Ievan Polkka is also known as ” Savitaipaleen polkka “. Infolk metal band Korpiklaani recorded a cover on the album Manala.

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 a leek, set to a scat singing section of Ievan Polkka sung by Loituma [2] was posted in Russian LiveJournal.


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Ellin Polkka

For the band, see Loituma. Retrieved polkkw August The name is commonly misspelled Levan Polkkadue to the similarity of lowercase L and the uppercase vowel I i in sans-serif fonts. Views Read Edit View history.

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Retrieved 26 June Locals who are well-versed in folk music agree the melody is very old and likely to have been known back in polka early 19th century and therefore probably of even older origin.

This article has multiple issues. The number of Russian soldiers stationed in the border area outnumbered the locals for many decades. Very popular after World War II, the song was almost forgotten during the late s and s. After the animation was posted, Ievan Polkka become widely known worldwide, with a significant rise of polkma and recognition demonstrated by the search terms popularity.

For the animation, only the second half of the fifth stanza four lines and the complete sixth stanza eight lines are used.