Bingöl Local Folk Dances and Javelin
Bingöl local folk dances are aesthetically different games with lively and active rhythm, figure and music inspired by the culture and lifestyle of the city. Eagle, Delilo, Bingöl Halay, Çepik, Çaçan, İki Ayak and Meryemo are among best known Bingöl local folk dances.
Javelin game is played on a horse in the snowy winter days. In the city, also every year in late August-early September horse racings are held.
Bingöl Folk Songs
Folk songs played with local instruments such as drums, zurna and saz; it has words describing the natural environment and climate of Bingöl as well as feelings such as love, separation, heroism, longing, sadness and happiness. The best known Bingöl folk songs are; Bingöl Etrafın Kardır, Hop Hop Maralı, Karşıdan Atlı Geçti, Sarı Mendil Eldedir ve Yayla Güzeli