1996 Extravaganza
Milwaukee, Wisconsin




1996 Extravaganza
Milwaukee Hilton
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

September 12 - 15, 1996

Chaired by
Mary Panich Hildebrand
Award Recipients & Honorees

50 Year Award

Walter "Vlad" Popovich, N. Tonawanda, NY
Steve Skender, West Allis, WI
Charlie Vukovic, Kenmore, NY



President's Award

George "Kayo" Papalko, Kenmore, NY
Mike Tomicic, Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada



Founder's Award

Paul Hladio, Pittsburgh, PA



Hall of Fame Inductees

William Cvetnic, East Pittsburgh, PA
Andrew Kosovich, Cleveland, OH
Ivan Lusicic, Jr., St. Louis, MO
Horace Mamala, Hammond, IN
Anthony "Tony" Markulin, Palm Springs, CA


Featured Orchestras

Continental Strings
Cleveland, OH

Balkan Serenaders
Buffalo, NY

Yeseta Brothers
Los Angeles, CA

Gogebic Range
Ironwood, MI
Jedinstvo
Tempe, AZ
Orkestar Zabava
Pittsburgh, PA

Veseli Seljaći
San Jose, CA
Sinovi
Seattle, WA
Prazna Flaša
Milwaukee, WI

Tamburaški Orkestar Momci
Detroit, MI
Sviraj
Steelton, PA
Muselin Continentals
Chicago, IL

Dunav of South Chicago
Chicago, IL
Ljubica
Youngstown, OH
Slanina
Chicago, IL

Bećari Tamburitza Orchestra
St. Louis, MO
Tomicic Brothers
Windsor, ON
Radost
Pittsburgh, PA

Silver Strings
Steubenville, OH
Boduli
Chicago, IL
Hej Bećari
Minneapolis, MN

Sinovi
Chicago, IL