Republic Exhibition

Marmaris Exhibition dedicated to the 95th Anniversary of Turkish Republic

An exhibition dedicated to the 95th Anniversary of Turkish Republic will be open today at 17:30 at the Culture and Arts Hall in Marmaris. The exhibition will stay open from the 26th of October to the 5th of November to mark the celebration of the Republic Day on the 29th of October. Tip: the Culture and Arts hall is marked on google maps as Marmaris Belediyesi Kültür ve Sanat Evi. On October 29, 1923, Ataturk declared the new Turkish State a “Republic”. He dispelled his country’s archaic beliefs and customs for it was essential for Turkey to Westernize to progress towards the level of contemporary civilizations. The series of reforms were welcomed by the Turkish people. The new Turkish State founded in 1920 requires a new legal system; thus Ataturk adopted the Swiss Civil Code as substitute for Canonical Law, and instead of the penal code then in force brought the Italian Penal Code. As a result of such a modification, secularism, one of the fundamentals of Kemalism, signifying the complete separation of government and

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