Tag: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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Turkey celebrates 93rd Republic Day
 

A series of official and public events across the country have marked the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey. The day started with the traditional laying of a wreath of red and white carnations displaying the Turkish flag at the Anıtkabir – Atatürk’s Mausoleum – in the capital Ankara. Led by […]

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How we celebrated 23 Nisan Children’s Day around the world

Last weekend, Turks around the world celebrated 23 Nisan (April) – Children’s Day. The day was initially established in 1923 as National Sovereignty Day to commemorate the country’s move from Sultanate rule to Parliamentary governance in the newly created Republic of Turkey. Four years later, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk gifted this public holiday to children around the world. […]

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Happy 23 Nisan/April Children’s Day!
 

23 April is the day that Turkey’s Parliament first met back in 1920. A few years later, this same day was gifted by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to children – the future of any nation. From then on, 23rd April became known as National Sovereignty & Children’s Day, celebrated in Turkey and many other countries around […]

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The re-birth of a nation: talk by Dr Haldun Solmaztürk

The 77th year of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s passing has been commemorated across Turkey and the Turkish Diaspora today.  Turkey’s founding father not only presided over vital military victories at Çanakkale and the Turkish War of Independence, which liberated Turkey from foreign powers, but also helped usher in a new modern era with a raft of […]