19 Mayis 2012, Taksim


Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day  ,  (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok

Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day , (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok

Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth & Sports Day (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı) – National Holiday – The arrival of Atatürk in Samsun in 1919, the beginning of the War of Independence. Dedicated to the youth.

Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day  ,  (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day , (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

The Turkish flag, images of Atatürk and the boat on which he arrived in Samsun, as well as images related to sports are the symbols of the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey.

Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day  ,  (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day , (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok


Atatürk was born in 1881. But his birth date is not known. In one of his speeches, he declared that he considers his birthday as May 19, in clear reference to the beginning of the national struggle in 1919.

Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day  ,  (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok

Commemoration of Atatürk , National Youth and Sports Day , (Atatürk’ü Anma Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), 19.Mayis.2012, Taksim-İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok



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