Islands always have a specific folklore character which demonstrates their tradition, customs and history. Lefkada’s folklore is well promoted via the local event “Lefkas International Folklore Festival”. This festival is very popular in the Greek Island, it takes places every summer and it was first established in 1962. Its purpose is to point out the worldwide significance of the ideals of love and peace, while it concurrently rejects hatred and intolerance.
Approximately 800 artists (dancers and musicians) participate in this festival; traditional dances and music are presented, and therefore, Lefkada tourists can witness this folklore experience and learn more about the culture of Lefkada.