Children’s Day in Marmaris The 23rd of April is the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day in Turkey celebrated with a focus on future our children. This important date was established by our greatest leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and has been celebrated for the 99th year this year. Marmaris was especially festive since the 21st of April and today the 23rd of April was a culmination of all celebrations and action. Children enjoyed the music, face painting, clowns and their favourite cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Mini Mouse at the marina, Masha and Transformers at the Macera (Adventure Park) and inflatable playgrounds by the central fountain on the 19th May Youth and Sports square. Needless to say, everywhere was busy and fun as all events were free. Children’s Day in Turkey brings families and children together for more fun outdoors, games and picnics. The Children’s Day in Turkey is also unique in a way that the government officials leave their posts to kids for one day, and this includes our President, ministers and mayors! This
Turkey is celebrating an annual Children’s Festival. This time it coincides with the Easter weekend too, which is a double joy for anyone with kids in Marmaris right now. Many events for children planned in Marmaris. The founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, declared April 23rd to the children of Turkey and all the world, emphasizing the fact that children are the future of the countries. The fun begins on Saturday 20th of April in the centre of Marmaris on the central fountain square 20-21-22 – 23 APRIL 2019 the central 19th of May square (by the central fountain) turns into a large colourful playground for children for four amazing days. The central location makes this one of the best choice and easily accessible for all. On Tuesday 23rd of April, the actual date, the officials of Marmaris will be joining the ceremony laying the wreaths to the monument of Ataturk in Marmaris at 09:30AM. See you all there!