Victory Day

Happy Victory Day!

30 August Victory Day, which is a national festival of Turkey, is celebrated on August 30 each year.

Turkish people celebrate this day with honour and pride. This meaningful day commemorates the victory in the Battle of Dumlupinar which was the decisive battle in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922. The day also honours the founder of the Turkish Republic and its first President, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.