The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is a country known for its festivals with the promotion of the culture of different regions by children, youth, dancing and art festivals.
Traditional festivals are held in the residential areas of Northern Cyprus especially in the summer season every year. Traditional entertainment, known as fun fairs in the olden days, continues to be organised as festivals. Various manufactured products and also food prepared from these local products are sold at the festivals which are usually given the name of the local products of the region. Products special to Cyprus cuisine are sold in small cafes and restaurants during the festivals. Some entertainment programmes such as concerts, fashion shows, beauty contests, fun fairs and various chance games are also organized at the festivals.
Music festivals, culture-arts and theatre festivals are also organized in the TRNC.
Dates of the festivals vary every year.