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National Festivals in Turkey

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Turkey's National Festivals

Turkey enthusiastically celebrates 4 important national festivals evey year. August 30 Victory Day, October 29 Republic Day, April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day, May 19 Commemoration of Ataturk Youth and Sports Day. Come and experience the national holidays that unique to Turkey.

30 August Victory Day in Turkey

30 August Victory Day

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Victory Day of Turkey

Victory Day is a national holiday celebrated in Turkey on August 30 each year. Turkish flags and images of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk often adorn shops, public offices and people's houses on this day.

Victory Day in Turkey
29 October Republic Day in Turkey

29 October Republic Day

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Republic Day of Turkey

Republic Day of Turkey is one of the most important public holidays and national festivals in Turkey, commemorating the proclamation of the republic on October 29, 1923.

Republic Day in Turkey
23 April National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Turkey

National Sovereignty and Children's Day

Event Festival

23 April World Children's Day

National Sovereignty and Children's Day is held on April 23 each year. Solemn ceremonies and children's dance festivals take place throughout Turkey on this day. Ataturk dedicated the Turkish Republic to children.

National Sovereignty and Children's Day
Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey

Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day

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Youth and Sports Day

Turkey celebrates the Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day every year on May 19. This day is also an official holiday in Turkey. Sports events and state ceremonies are held in the cities throughout the country.

Youth and Sports Day of Turkey

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