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Victory Day

August 30 All day

Victory Day, in Turkish Zafer Bayramı, marks the day Turkey won the War of Independence at the Battle of Dumlupınar in 1922. This national holiday that celebrates the Turkish Armed Forces is celebrated with parades, speeches and marches as well as a steadfast tradition of state leaders laying wreaths on Atatürk’s Mausoleum as well as the air force performing an air show over Kütahya’s Dumlupınar.

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