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January 1st new years day. New Year’s Day in Turkey starts with fireworks after the traditional countdown at the end of the New Year’s Eve. Celebrations usually last until dawn and many people use the day off on January 1 to relax and visit friends and relatives. New Year’s Day is a public holiday and is generally a quiet day in Turkey on January 1. All administration buildings, schools and post offices, as well as most businesses are closed on this day. Public transport may run less frequently than usual because fewer people need to travel on this day. Highways may be overcrowded in the late afternoon because many people may be returning from out-of-town holiday centers.

April 23rd _ National Sovereignty and Children's Day. Is to Commemorate the first opening of Turkish Parliment in Ankara in 1920. This national holiday is dedicated to the children. Turkish schoolchildren take seats in the Parliament for the day and symbolically govern the country. They elect a president who then addresses the country on national television. Children’s festivals take place throughout the country. Government offices, schools and most businesses are closed on this day. Public transport routes may vary in the event of street performances.

May 1st Labour and Solidarity Day or May Day

May 19th Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day, this is a day to Commemorat the beginning of national liberation movement initiated in 1919 by Ataturks landing in Samsun this day is dedicated to the youth. marks the beginning of the War of Independence on the day Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk landed in Samsun, a symbolic move that led to the foundation of the Turkish Republic from the ashes of Ottoman Empire.

August 30th Victory Day - This day is to celebrate the Turkish War of Independence, it is dedicated to the armed forces. Military parades and ceremonies at monuments to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Turkish Republic, are some common ways to celebrate Victory Day in Turkey. Turkish flags often adorn shops, public offices and people's houses on this day. Administration buildings and schools are closed on this day. Workers in private companies may have a day off or work until noon, but most large supermarkets and shops stay open. Public transport routes may vary in the event of street parades.

October 29th Republic Day. Many people in Turkey celebrate Republic Day on October 29 by attending performances and participating in traditional processions with flags and musical bands. The Turkish Republic’s founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk proclaimed Republic Day as Turkey’s most important holiday. Many people also lay wreaths to Atatürk’s monuments or visit Atatürk’s mausoleum in the country’s capital, Ankara. In the evening of October 29 many cities have traditional processions with flags and musical bands to commemorate Republic Day in Turkey. The processions usually end with fireworks, which begin after dark.

Public administration buildings, schools, post offices and many small businesses are usually closed on this day. Public transport schedules may vary. Public transport routes may change in the event of street performances and processions. The afternoon of the previous day, October 28, is also an official holiday.

After the end of Islamic month Ramadan, the Ramadan Feast, Religious holiday for 3 days

70 days after the Islamic month Ramadan, the Sacrifice Feast, Religious holiday for 4 days



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