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Türkiye (Turkey) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Lira (TRL)
  • Internet extension: .tr - Telephone code: +90 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labour and Solidarity DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday may 12, 2024Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Sunday may 19, 2024Atatürk Commemoration and Youth & Sports DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday may 29, 2024Fall of ConstantinopleEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday june 14, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Saturday june 15, 2024Bank Holiday (from 13:00)Banks only
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Monday june 17, 2024Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday june 18, 2024Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday june 19, 2024Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday july 8, 2024El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Monday july 15, 2024Struggle for Liberty and Democracy DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday august 25, 2024F1 Grand PrixSports events
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    Friday august 30, 2024Victory DaySecular holiday
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    Monday september 9, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday october 27, 2024Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Monday october 28, 2024Bank Holiday (from 13:00)Banks only
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    Tuesday october 29, 2024Republic DayNational Day
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    Sunday november 3, 2024Istanbul marathonSports events
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    Labour and Solidarity Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Mothers' Day

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    Sunday may 12, 2024
    cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson approved Mother’s Day in 1914

    Atatürk Commemoration and Youth & Sports Day

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    Sunday may 19, 2024
    Secular holiday : Beginning of the War of Independence (landing of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk), and symbol of the youth as an emblem of modern Turkey Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Fall of Constantinople

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    Wednesday may 29, 2024
    Culture : Capture of the capital of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire by an invading army of the Ottoman Empire on 29 May 1453. The Ottomans were commanded by 21-year-old Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, who defeated an army commanded by Byzantine Emperor Constantine XI Palaiologos. The conquest of Constantinople followed a 53-day siege that had begun on 6 April 1453.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday june 14, 2024
    School holidays :

    Bank Holiday (from 13:00)

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    Saturday june 15, 2024
    Banks only :

    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
    cards/flowers :

    Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid ul-Adha The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

    Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)

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    Tuesday june 18, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid ul-Adha The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice)

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    Wednesday june 19, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid ul-Adha The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

    El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday july 8, 2024
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    Struggle for Liberty and Democracy Day

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    Monday july 15, 2024
    Secular holiday : Not a paid holiday

    F1 Grand Prix

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    Sunday august 25, 2024
    Sports events : In Istambul

    Victory Day

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    Friday august 30, 2024
    Secular holiday : Battle of Dumlupinar, final battle for independence in 1922.

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday september 9, 2024
    School holidays :

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday october 27, 2024
    Special Events : At 1:00 a.m. local times

    Bank Holiday (from 13:00)

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    Monday october 28, 2024
    Banks only :

    Republic Day

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    Tuesday october 29, 2024
    Secular holiday : Proclamation of the republic in 1923 paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Istanbul marathon

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    Sunday november 3, 2024
    Sports events : Https://maraton.istanbul/?lang=en 2024 edition confirmed