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Public Holidays in Turkey in 2017

Turkey Upcoming Holidays in Turkey

Labour Day
Labour Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 2 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day

19 May 2017 This National holiday is in 20 days. The holiday commemorates Mustafa Kemal's landing at Samsun on 19 May 1919, which is...

Ramazan Feast
Ramazan Feast

26 June 2017 This National holiday is in 58 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Turkey List of national public holidays of Turkey in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Sunday April 23 Apr 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day Celebrates the creation of the Turkish Parliament and highlights the importance of children in the country's development
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Friday May 19 May 19 Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day Marks the start of the war of independence in 1919
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Ramazan Feast Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Ramazan Feast Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday June 28 Jun 28 Ramazan Feast Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday July 15 Jul 15 Democracy and National Solidarity Day
Wednesday August 30 Aug 30 Victory Day Commemorates a key victory in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Monday September 04 Sep 4 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Sunday October 29 Oct 29 Republic Day 28 Oct is a Halfday holiday in the afternoon

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Notes

  • The official holidays in Turkey are established by the Act 2429 of 19 March 1981 that replaced the Act 2739 of 27 May 1935

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