Believing that “the independence of the nation will be saved only by the determination of the nation”, Great Leader Atatürk launched his campaign for independence from Samsun, 102 years ago today. This turning point in the history of the Republic of Turkey, has a monumental importance for all Turks. On this “Youth and Sports Day […]
Friday, April 23, 2021, 12:00 noon Sheridan Circle, Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC by the statue of Atatürk ** Due to the pandemic, our celebration in front of the statue will be held by a limited number of members, in accordance with the mask and social distance rules.
Online event to pay tribute to Atatürk and celebrate Youth & Sports Day which marks the start of the Turkish War of Independence was held on Sunday, May 17, 2pm EST Guest speakers were Hanri Benazus – Recipient of “Atatürk- Following His Reforms Award” & Ahmet Naç – Recipient of “Atatürk – Youth Award” […]
Online event for the centennial celebration of inauguration of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey was held on Sunday, April 26, 1pm EST Guest speakers were Dr. Orhan Çekiç – Recipient of “Atatürk History of the Republic Award” & Dr. Yalçın Ayaslı – Recipient of “Atatürk Humanitarian Award” 23 Nisan Poem by Troy Destan Tosun ~ […]
Celebrated 96th anniversary of the Republic, which the great genius Mustafa Kemal Atatürk called “my greatest work”! Atatürk gave freedom to a country under foreign occupation, created a nation and established laws of equal citizenship for everyone. Atatürk’s Republic means that the people have their own rule. It means freedom. Atatürk’s Republic is freedom of […]
Celebration of the “Youth and Sports Day and Atatürk’s Birthday” took place on May 19, 2019 at the the historical Cosmos Club, Washington, DC. Adm. Cem Gürdeniz was the guest of honor. He gave a speech on “Foundation of the Turkish Liberation and Mustafa Kemal”. The celebration later followed by a classical music concert by […]