The Çamlıbel Tomato Festival was opened on Friday.
A variety of bands are appearing and dance performances are taking place throughout the three day festival. Local produce and handicrafts are on sale.
Volcan and Osman Karabulut and his friends, Group Frequency will be performing and on Sunday, the last day of the festival, Group SOS will perform.
Speeches were delivered by ÇAMSEV leader Adıgüzel Mediterranean, Lapta Mayor Mustafa Aktuğ, Tourism and Environment Minister Fikri Ataoğlu, the Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources Erkut Sahali, deputy Parliamentary Speaker Zorlu Töre and 3rd President Derviş Eroğlu during the opening ceremony.
All the speakers pointed to the importance of promoting local produce in the country and further protecting both producers and consumers in the country.
The festival closes on Sunday.