Within the scope of the activities carried out due to the 95th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Turkey, the International Troy Folk Dance Festival, hosted by the Çanakkale Folklore Research Association Youth and Sports Club (ÇAFAD), under the auspices of the Çanakkale Governorship, brought a great enthusiasm to the Republic Day celebrations.
As part of the 2018 The Year of Troy , more than 10 folklore groups from 7 countries took part in the International Troy Folk Dance Festival in Çanakkale.
The International Troya Folk Dance Festival was held on the promenade as part of the 20. 2018 Year of Troy List activities announced by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism for the 20th year of Troy Antique City, which was attached to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Canakkale Folklore Studies Association and the Youth Sports Club (ÇAFAD) festival organized by Turkey, North Cyprus Turkish Republic, Ukraine, Georgia, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina offered more than 10 folklore group shows from such countries. Folklore plays were followed by Governer Orhan Tavlı and the citizens of Çanakkale.