Turkiye celebrate Ataturk, Youth and Sports day

19 May 2024
2024-05-19 19:15

On May 19, Turkiye marked the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth, and Sports Day, a significant milestone commemorating the beginning of the country’s Independence. Several ceremonies and celebrations were held across the country to honor Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkiye, who took the initial step towards independence on May 19, 1919. In 1938, Atatürk dedicated May 19 to the youth of the Turkish nation as Youth and Sports Day. In the capital Ankara, the Minister of Youth and Sports, accompanied by young people from all 81 provinces of the country, visited and laid a wreath at Anıtkabir, Atatürk’s Mausoleum.

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