Today marks the International Day of Peace declared by the United Nations General Assembly as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace across nations and people. “Peace at home, peace in the world.” is one of the most profound declarations for peace, pronounced by Ataturk in April 1931.
Atatürk Society of America invites you to a remembrance ceremony on the 96th anniversary of the August 30th Victory Day. Saturday, September 1, 2018, 11:00am Gathering by the statue of Atatürk at the Sheridan Circle Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC USA
96 years ago, on August 30th, 1922, Turkish National Movement won the final battle of the Turkish War of Independence, against the invading armies. This final battle in Dumlupınar was led by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. August 30th, Victory Day is a reminder of the boundless bravery and sacrifice individuals demonstrate to protect […]
ASA celebrated “May 19 Youth and Sports Day and Ataturk’s” with two events. First celebration took place at the Ataturk Statue in Washington, DC. The second event took place at the American University, attended by a large crowd of ASA members and guests. The program started with ASA Executive Board member Filiz Odabas – Geldiay’s […]
Today marks the International Day of Peace, declared by the United Nations General Assembly as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace across nations and people. The devotion to peace is not only a universally accepted, fundamental ideal, but it is also a key part of U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals, the framework of […]CONTINUE READING →
19 Mayıs Atatürk’ü Anma, Gençlik ve Spor Bayramınız KUTLU OLSUN! 19 Mayis,1919 ~ Samsun’da, Mustafa Kemal’in olağanüstü cesareti ve iradesiyle Türk Mucizesinin başlatıldığı gün! İtilaf Devletleri’nin işgaline karşı Mustafa Kemal “Türk ufuklarından bir gün mutlaka bir güneş doğacaktir ” demişti. Bu güneş’in doğuşunun 99. yılında minnettarız, gururluyuz! Samsun’da başlayan, Amasya’da vatansever Türk halkinin coşkulu desteğiyle […]CONTINUE READING →
“Beni görmek demek, mutlaka yüzümü görmek demek değildir. Benim fikirlerimi, benim duygularımı anlıyorsanız ve hissediyorsanız, bu kâfidir.” ~ Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK ~ Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’ü ilelebet yaşatmak, onu anlamak ve anlatmaktır. Onun ilkelerine, devrimlerine ve kurduğu cumhuriyete sahip çıkmak Türk Milletinin en büyük onurudur. Milletinin gönlünde ebediyen yaşayan ATA’ mızın manevi huzurunda en derin […]CONTINUE READING →
October 29, 1923…. It is the date Turkey was declared to be a republic, and the great visionary leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was elected its first president. Mustafa Kemal’s strategic vision and his genius created a nation which was founded on the principals of freedom, democracy, secularism and the rule of law. He saw these […]CONTINUE READING →