Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day

Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day


After World War I , emperialist started to occupy  Ottoman Empire lands and Anatolia. United Kingdom occupied İstanbul, İtalians occupied Southern Anatolia,Greece occupied İzmir and West Anatolia,France occupied Southeast Anatolia, Armenians were slaughtering people at east, they divided up Ottoman Empire lands.After treaty,Ottoman Army was abolished and Anatolian people was weak, there were many wars in 10 years.



Someone had to do something in that situation and Turkish people was need a leader for defence motherland.Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was thinking that how I can do for my people and motherland and decided to start Turkish War of Independence.Mustafa Kemal arrived to Samsun on  May 19, 1919 and declared a National Independence declaration so we accept that day is our resurrection day.After Independence War we had freedom again and new state.Mustafa Kemal Ataturk founder of The Turkish Republic and father of Turkish people, we never forget him. He was a smart military and political leader


Ataturk had liked childrens and youths, gived values them so Ataturk and goverment declared May 19 to be Youth and Sports Day and mede it national holiday.In 1981 ( Ataturk's 100 th birthday) that day received Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day.

we celebrate that day across the country and administration buildins, schools, universites , business buildings are closed today. Organized some sporting organizations. Young athletes move whit a turkish flag Samsun to Ankara for to give president.

I want to finish my article an Ataturk maxim '' A healthy mind in a healthy body ''


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