Artvin is based between brilliant forest and mountain and has brilliant sightseeing. This region’s Folk Dance specialities are based on “horon” and “bar”. This region’s local Folk Dance is performed mixed as ladies and gentlemen together.
The dances also includes traditional Turkish songs called “Türkü”. The instruments are used as; davul(special Turkish Drum), zurna, akordion (hand-held keyboard instrument), garmon, kemençe, mey and nağara. The special and pecular to this region is called “Tulum”. Especially gentlemen perform some high tension Dances as “horon”.
Geographical and local specialities can be seen obviously from Dances. This region also well known by a special Folk Dance which is dedicated to ATATURK called “Atabarı”.