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Youth and Sports Feast

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  • May 19th • 19 Mai
  • All over Turkey
Youth and Sports Feast
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May 19 - Youth and Sports Festival. It commemorates the call for the defense of national unity launched by Mustapha Kemal when he landed in Samsun on May 19, 1919. This speech symbolically marks the start of the insurrection against the occupiers and the start of the War of Independence of Turkey.
Students and college students parade through the streets.

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