2Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day May 19, 1919Commemoration of Atatürk,Youth and Sports Day
3Commemoration of the beginning of national liberation movement initiated in 1919 by Atatürk's landing in Samsun. Dedicated to the youth.
4The Holiday of National Sovereignty and Children April 23, 1920The Holiday of National Sovereignty and Children
5The Grand National Assembly of Turkey was established this day, and to commemorate the event, April 23 was proclaimed a national holiday in 1921.
6In addition to holding many domestic celebratory events such as stadium performances, Turkey also houses “International April 23 Children's Festival” , where groups of children from other countries are invited to participate in the festivities while staying at Turkish families' homes. In some countries, Festivals are celebrated with children of different nationalities.
8Victory Day is a national holiday in Turkey to commemorate the victory in the Battle of Dumlupınar, the one of the final battles and the most decisive(disisiv) one in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922.
10The new name of the nation and its status as a republic was declared. The Republic Day of Turkey is commemorating the proclamation of the republic in 1923.Atatürk declared that Turkey would be a republic and renamed it as the Republic of TurkeyThe new name of the nation and its status as a republic was declared.
17Festival of Sacrifices This celebration is one of the two greatest festivals in the Muslim community around the world. The idea behind this celebration is to sacrifice( sheep, camel or cow), to have peace and to ask God forgiveness .
18How we celebrate The first thing to do in this day is to pray. After the prayer every Muslim home is obliged to offer a sacrifice (sheep, goat, camel, cow or any other beast).Share the meat and food with the poor people.This is also a major holiday for Muslims to visit and give gifts to the children.Wearing nice clothes (new clothes are preferable).
19WHAT TO EAT:Meat is important to eat because this celebration is about to sacrifice.WHAT NOT TO EAT OR DRINK:Pork is strongly prohibited in the Muslim society in any time.Alcohol is not allowed to drink too, but you can drink any other sort of drinks that can’t harm or stimulate your brain.
20When we celebrate?Festival of Sacrifices is celebrated the 12th month of dhul hija, of the Muslim calendar.The celebration starts in the morning and continues to four days.
21Why we celebrate?Following the foot steps of prophet Mohamed Muslims sacrifice and go to Mecca(pilgrimage) where Ibrahim slaughtered his only son(Ishmael)!.To worship Allah(God).It shows unity to the Muslim society around the world.