Google Turkey gets a doodle for Republic Day. It’s the 90th Republic Day Turkish people celebrated in a grand way on 29th October 2013.
Google Doodle includes image of Republic Day parade, people lined up in procession holding national flag. Turkish people have grat love for nation and national flag. Google Doodle also emphasis on their love for nation.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the Turkish army officer is the real hero in building up Republic of Turkey.If you have ever gone to Turkey, you mus be knowing who he is. Yes, through out the country, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk satues are erected in his honor. It is Mustafa Kemal Atatürk declared republic on 1923 and insisted to celebrate it as a holiday.
Google Doodles were on homepage of the country on previous years also. National flag, commemoration ceremonies everything became theme for the doodles on the day. Search result for ‘Turkey Republic Day’ will be displayed, clicking on search button in Google Doodle page for Turkey Republic Day.
Turkey Republic Day : A brief History
War of Independence or Liberation War, started from May 9, 1919. It is to liberate Turkey from Ottoman Empire, Turkish people under leader ship of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk started war on the day. After three year of war and blood shed, Turkey announced as a Republic on 1923, October 29.Mustafa Kemal Atatürk became first President of Country.
Turkey Republic Day Programs
Republic Day is the most important holiday of the year. All government offices, schools will be closed on the day, people will gather together for parade and commemorative functions on the day.
Ankara, the Capital of Turkey celebrates the day with processions, parades, concerts, fireworks, traditional Turkish dance, also people lay wreaths and flowers on Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s statues and monuments.
People will hold Mustafa Kemal Atatürk photos and national flag to show the respect for nation. As in 2013, we can expect colorful Google Doodle for Turkey Republic Day 2014 and also in following years too.