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Important public holidays in Turkey

Due to the large number of Turkish immigrants in Germany, several of the most important Turkish public holidays are already known, for instance the Feast of Sacrifice or the Sugar Festival. We would like to inform you of the meaning of the most important holidays.

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Yılbaşı - New Year's Day

1 January

Celebrating the first day of the New Year

Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramı - National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

23 April

Commemoration of the opening of the National Assembly, sovereignty of the foundations of the Republic

Atatürk´ü Anma, Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı - Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day:

19 May

Commemoration of Atatürks arrival in Samsun; beginning of the war of liberation

Zafer Bayramı - Victory Day

30 August

Commemorates the decisive victory of the "Başkomutanlık Meydan Savaşı" in the Turkish war of liberation

Cumhuriyet Bayramı - Republic Day

29 October

National public holiday commemorating the declaration of the Republic by Atatürk in 1923

Ramazan Bayramı - Ending of the fast

30 August, 2012:
19 August
marks the end of the month of fasting - Ramadan

urban Bayramı - Feast of Sacrifice

movable (2011: 6 November, 2012: 25 October)

Most important Sunnite festival; the Prophet Ibrahim, who was prepared to sacrifice his son Ismail to Allah, is commemorated on this day

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