Florian Chmielewski

Sitting Down with Chmielewski Family as Polkafest Begins

Polkafest Celebrates 40 Years

HINCKLEY, Minn – The 40th Annual Chmielewski Polkafest started up Friday and the fun lasts through the weekend. Florian Chmielewski has played the accordion for decades, 73 years in fact. “I’ve been all over the world. I’ve been to Germany, and France and Acapulco,” Florian said. The International Polka Hall of Fame member is known around the world for his…