Festivals in Turkey

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Festivals in Turkey

  1. 1. FESTIVALS IN TURKEY
  2. 2. •2 types of festivals in Turkey: 1. National Festivals 2. Religious Festivals
  3. 3. 1. NATIONAL FESTIVALS 1.Republic Day (October, 29) 2.New Year Day (January, 1) 3.National Sovereignty and Children Day (April,23) 4.Youth and Sports Day (May, 19) 5.Victory Day (August, 30)
  4. 4. REPUBLIC DAY • The Republic of Turkey founded on 29th October 1923.
  5. 5. NEW YEAR DAY • It is celebrated with some concerts and enjoyable activities.
  6. 6. National Sovereignty and Children Day • The first Turkish National Parliament is composed by Atatürk. • Atatürk presented to the children all over the World.
  7. 7. Youth and Sports Day • The Turkish Independence War was started when Atatürk went to Samsun. • This day is presented to youths, because youths are the future of a country.
  8. 8. VICTORY DAY • Turkey won the Independence War at the end of World War I.
  9. 9. 2. RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS 1.The Festival of Ramadan 2.The Festival of Sacrifice
  10. 10. The Festival of Ramadan • Muslims don’t eat something to understand the poor people for 30 days. Later, they celebrate this ritual. • They eat some special foods for the festival.
  11. 11. THE FESTIVAL OF SACRIFICE • People kiss each other and go to their relatives’ and friends’ houses.

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