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Title: Pop-folk  
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Subject: Antique (band), Turbo-folk, Music of Southeastern Europe, Elena Paparizou, Chalga, Halid Bešlić, Šaban Šaulić, Steve Tannen, Maria (Bulgarian singer), Saša Matić
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Stylistic origins Balkan, Pop
Cultural origins Individual folk music
Typical instruments Produces various acoustic or folk acoustic sounds of String instruments.
Balkan pop - Skiladiko - Chalga - Manele - Turbo-Folk - Arabesk - Tallava

Pop-folk is the umbrella term for the popular musical genres originating in the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Mediterranean and the Eastern Mediterranean, that are characteristic by the fusion of commercial folk music and "nightclub" music. The term is used alternatively for Turbo-folk and Chalga. It is a sub-genre of Balkan folk music.

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el:Ποπ-λαϊκή es:Pop-folk sr:Поп-фолк tr:Pop folk

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