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The Commemoration of Atatürkü

Main Piece:  The following comes from dialogue between myself, GK, and the informant, AT.  AT: One of my favorite Turkish holidays is called “Atatürk’ü Anma, Gençlik ve Spor Bayramî”, which translates to “Youth and Sports Day”. I like it because it is one of the most relaxing days of the year. Work is cancelled, school… Continue Reading »