Rudy Meulen announced that he has made the difficult decision to stop with his web
site polkahome.nl in September 2010. With this decision Rudy will also be stopping
his monthly internet radio show Polka Time - 15-minute Slovenian & Cleveland-Style
polka music. Unfortunately, this means an end to a tradition of more than 5 years.
After talking with Rudy we have agreed that after his last show I will be carrying
on with this tradition. Therefore, starting in September 2010, and every month thereafter
you will be able to listen to a new Polka Time by visiting polkas.nl.
Mr. Rudy Meulen passed away in May 2013
Rudy Meulen maakte in 2010 bekend met zijn website polkahome.nl te zullen stoppen.
Rudy zal dan tevens stoppen met zijn maandelijkse programma Polka Time. Helaas komt
er zo een einde aan een traditie van meer dan 5 jaar met een kwartiertje Slovenian
& Cleveland-Style polka muziek. In overleg met Rudy zet polkas.nl het programma voort.
Vanaf september 2010, is er iedere maand een nieuwe Polka Time op de polkas.nl website
Eight years ago a Dutch polka fan, Mr. Rudy Meulen, wanted to share his knowledge
and love of polkas in The Netherlands. Once a month he created an internet radio
program called Polka Time in which he played favorite polkas and explained the history
of the song or the artist. It was his goal to spread the music throughout Holland
and surrounding countries, which he certainly did. In May of 2010 Rudy decided to
stop with his monthly program. I found it such a loss to the polka world that I decided
that I needed to continue this tradition. I discussed my idea with Rudy and he thought
it was a great idea. So starting this September 2010, I will be publishing a monthly
radio program also called Polka Time. It will only be 15 minutes but will contain
several Slovenian & Cleveland-Style polka numbers along with background information
of the song or the artist. The first program, which will be available on the web
site on September 1st. every month thereafter you will be able to listen to a new
Polka Time. Please do not hesitate in contacting me if you have any questions about
the program or the web site. Mr. Rudy Meulen passed away in May 2013.