The Texas Polka News was started by Julius Tupa of Houston in 1987 with the mission to preserve and promote polka music and dance.

Editor's Log

Editor’s Log Polkadate September 2022. Another GRAND travel back in time a century ago to September 1922.

Praha Celebrates 167th Annual 'Pražská Pout'

Thousands descended on the tiny village of Praha on Monday, Aug. 15, for the 167th annual Pražská Pout at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Praha Picnic Sold Out of Beer by 8:30 p.m.

had it they served around 7,000 plates of food that day. The auction went on all day and lasted until sundown. Visitors also enjoyed a plant walk, cake walk, and bingo.

Columns & Opinions

Editor's Log

Editors Log, Polkadate August 2022. June was a tough month with the loss of Verlene Kuntschik, Bobby Flores, and Alice Sulak.

Thank you for reminding me, I love to read that there are still a lot of people who enjoy good muic and enjoy a good time, even up here in Wisconsin.

PoLKofA Update: Huge Thank You to All

The PoLKofA Texas Chapter’s general membership meeting held on Sunday, July 10, at the Sealy American Legion Hall was a HUGE success!

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Editor’s Log Polkadate July, 2022. Nothing to the world says Texas music as does Western Swing.

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It was an exhilarating experience to come out of the kitchen area at the National Polka Festival in Ennis, walk into the ballroom and find a sea of polka people doing the Seven-Step Polka.