OVERCOMING XENOPHOBIA THROUGH A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF EUROPEAN CULTURE<br />2010-2012<br />“NATIONAL HOLIDAYS”<br />GAZI...
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NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN TURKEY<br />23rd April: National Sovereignty and Children's Day<br />19th May: Commemoration of Atatu...
23rd April: National Sovereignty and Children's Day<br />
Background<br />TheTurkishGrand National Assembly met in Ankara and laid down the foundations of TurkishRepublicon April 2...
Every year, Turkey celebrate "Sovereignty and Children's Day" as a national holiday.<br />The biggest ceremony takes place...
Every year, Turkey celebrate "Sovereignty and Children's Day" as a national holiday.<br />The biggest ceremony takes place...
 Schools participate in week-long ceremonies marked by performances in all fields in stadiums.<br />
Turkish schoolchildren take seats in the Parliament for the day and symbolically govern the country. <br />
Children show their appreciation and celebrate their special day with their own parades, dance, music performances and all...
23rd April: National Sovereignty and Children's Day<br />
Every April 23, The state-run Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) organizes a very colorful and cheerful festiv...
The foreign children groups also participate in the special session of the Grand National Assembly. This results in a trul...
During their stay in Turkey, the foreign children are housed in Turkish homes and find an important opportunity to interac...
In the 1980's, UNICEF recognized the Children's Holiday and  it has since been celebrated more like an International Child...
Ataturk loved children and he often said: "Children are a new beginning oftomorrow".<br />
REMEMBER… THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING IN THE WORLD IS A SMILING CHILD…<br />DO NOT FORGET IT<br />
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  1. 1. OVERCOMING XENOPHOBIA THROUGH A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF EUROPEAN CULTURE<br />2010-2012<br />“NATIONAL HOLIDAYS”<br />GAZI PRIMARY SCHOOL<br />TURKEY<br />
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  3. 3. NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN TURKEY<br />23rd April: National Sovereignty and Children's Day<br />19th May: Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day<br />Commemoration of the beginning of national liberation movement initiated in 1919 byAtatürk’slanding in Samsun.Dedicated to the youth.<br />30th August: VictoryDay<br />Commemoration of the victory of TurkishIndependenceWar.Dedicatedto the armed forces.<br />29th October: RepublicDay<br />Commemoration of the proclamation of TurkishRepublic in 1923<br />
  4. 4. 23rd April: National Sovereignty and Children's Day<br />
  5. 5. Background<br />TheTurkishGrand National Assembly met in Ankara and laid down the foundations of TurkishRepublicon April 23, 1920, during Turkey’s War of Independence (1919-1923).Thefounder of TurkishRepublic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk proclaimed the parliament an important step toward building a new , independent, secular, and modern republic after the Ottoman Empire. Ataturk dedicated thisday to the children of the country to emphasize that they are the future of the new nation.<br />
  6. 6. Every year, Turkey celebrate "Sovereignty and Children's Day" as a national holiday.<br />The biggest ceremony takes place at the Ataturk Mausoleum in Ankara.<br />Ataturk loved children and he often said: "Children are a new beginning of tomorrow".<br />FirstTurkishGrand National AssemblyBuilding<br />
  7. 7. Every year, Turkey celebrate "Sovereignty and Children's Day" as a national holiday.<br />The biggest ceremony takes place at the Ataturk Mausoleum in Ankara.<br />
  8. 8. Schools participate in week-long ceremonies marked by performances in all fields in stadiums.<br />
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  10. 10. Turkish schoolchildren take seats in the Parliament for the day and symbolically govern the country. <br />
  11. 11. Children show their appreciation and celebrate their special day with their own parades, dance, music performances and all sorts of children's entertainment throughout the day<br />
  12. 12. 23rd April: National Sovereignty and Children's Day<br />
  13. 13. Every April 23, The state-run Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) organizes a very colorful and cheerful festival and600 children from different countries around the worldparticipate in thesefestivities.<br />
  14. 14. The foreign children groups also participate in the special session of the Grand National Assembly. This results in a truly international Assembly where children pledge their commitment to international peace and brotherhood. <br />
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  16. 16. During their stay in Turkey, the foreign children are housed in Turkish homes and find an important opportunity to interact with the Turkish kids and learn about each other's countries and cultures. <br />
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  19. 19. In the 1980's, UNICEF recognized the Children's Holiday and  it has since been celebrated more like an International Children's Day. <br />
  20. 20. Ataturk loved children and he often said: "Children are a new beginning oftomorrow".<br />
  21. 21. REMEMBER… THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING IN THE WORLD IS A SMILING CHILD…<br />DO NOT FORGET IT<br />

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