Costume shows, sports events and a beauty contest will all feature at the 47th Iskele Festival, which runs until July 12.
Organisers held a press conference last week where they revealed details of the programme.
The festival, which was due to kick-off with a parade Friday night, featured a motorcar race at 4pm on Saturday, and continued with a costume show by groups from Turkey, Russia, Macedonia, Kyrghyzstan, Mexico, Georgia and Bangladesh.
Saturday also featured a capoeira performance, a Brazilian martial art form combining dance, before concluding with the winners of a beauty pageant being crowned “Miss and Mr Iskele”.
Sunday saw a cycling contest starting at 4.30pm, followed by a tennis tournament, dance show and folk dancing.
Free-of-charge handicraft courses and children’s workshops were held at the Barış Manço Culture and Art Centre on Monday and Tuesday.
Other highlights throughout this week will include food contests, basketball, chess, darts and clay pigeon shooting.
There will be a “Larnaca Night” concert by Iskele musicians, and a “Young Girl” and “Young Boy” of the year contest.
The final day of the festival will see concerts by Turkish Cypriot band Group Rast and Turkish singer Mabel Matiz.
Festival goers are told to visit the Iskele municipality Facebook page or call (0392) 444 2122 for further details.
Meanwhile, dates for the 55th Mehmetçik Grape Festival, renowned for its locally produced sucuk sweets, have been confirmed as July 31 until August 9.
Organisers said a full programme would be revealed “soon”.