Poland is rich in culture and tradition. This can be seen in the many forms of art it supports, but music is the most prominent. Polish music has a history that dates back to the 13th Century. Major innovations were made in the field, and there was also a boom in baroque music development during the 16th century.
In the 19th century, traditional folk music was developed as part the national revival wave. This period saw the extermination of folk music traditions by the communist regime, and the replacement of them by state favored music. It was an amalgamation of various Polish styles. Chopin and other European artists made dance music popular in Poland. These styles were known as polonaise and mazurka, which are essential elements of Polish music.
Regularly organized music festivals in Poland show the importance of music. These include the Kazimierz Festival and the Mozart Festival.
Poland is open to all types of music such as jazz, rock, metal and electronic, as well new wave and electronic music. Pop music was not as influential as rock and hip-hop. Polish music is a mix of poetry and disco polo. These and others have also contributed to the world of music: Vader, Behemoths, Yatterings, Graveland, Dissenter, and Graveland.
Polish people are very open-minded and tolerant. They are open to foreign influences and have even allowed their music to be influenced. Harmonizing the different arts has created a unique blend of melody and soul. It is a soothing and unique music that you can listen to. Poland is rich in culture and art.