Turkish Culture

Dates of Significance

National Holidays

  • New Year’s Day (1st of January)
  • National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (23rd of April)
  • Labour and Solidarity Day (1st of May)
  • Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day (19th of May)
  • End of Ramadan – Eid al-Fitr (Varies each year – two and a half days)
  • Feast of Sacrifice – Eid al-Adha (Varies each year – four and a half days)
  • Democracy and National Unity Day (15th of July)
  • Victory Day (30th of August)
  • Republic Day (29th of October)
  • Atatürk Memorial Day – Observance (10th of November)
  • New Year’s Eve (31st of December)
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