Erdem Çanak

Keywords: Atatürk, Republic, Adana, Celebration, Republic Day

Abstract

The struggle for existence of Turkish nation in the time of Turkish War on Independence has finished with foundation of Turkey Republic by the leadership of Mustafa Kemal. On 29 October 1923, it has been announced that the political system of new Turkish government is republic. This situation announced by Mustafa Kemal has been assumed by majority of Turkish people. The most important sign of that is the interest of people for the ceremony and to be celebrated as a festival since 29 October 1924. But in changing duration started to name the new Turkish government to achieve a lot of revolutions in a short time sometimes causes serious social reactions and that caused to appear fears about the future of Turkish Republic government. The tenth year ceremony of republic has been an important sign to guarantee whether to continue changing duration started by the announcement of republic. The kind regards and social emotion of people for both ceremony and preparation have been an important sign about that young republic will stand on with certain steps. This situation caused to end the fears about the future of system of government. In this study Adana application of the tenth year ceremony of republic is considered and the social reaction is tried to give.