📩 20/05/2019 10:45
The 19 May Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day celebrations in Samsun brought together the summit of the state.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his comrades in Samsun to launch the National Struggle, 100. Ceremonies were held in Samsun as part of the year's activities. All political parties, presidents, ministers and political representatives attended the ceremonies where unity and solidarity messages were given. At the ceremony, the summit of the state came together for the first time in Samsun at the 19 May ceremonies.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, MHP Chairman Devlet Bahceli, Vice President Fuat Oktay, Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül, Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Ersoy, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan, Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turan, Family, Labor and Social Services Minister Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler, Chairman of the Felicity Party Temel Karamollaoğlu, BBP Chairman Mustafa Destici, DSP Chairman Önder Aksakal, Motherland Party Chairman İbrahim Çelebi, Homeland Party President Doğu Perinçek, Samsun Governor Osman Kaymak, Metropolitan Mayor Mustafa Demir, deputies, representatives of political parties and thousands of citizens attended.
SOLOTURK's demonstrations breathed
The ceremony took place at the Kurtulus Road Tobacco Pier and started with the reading of the 19 May poems. Later, the Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu made a speech. After Kasapoğlu's speech, Turkish Armed Forces Mehteran Team appeared on the stage and performed marches. Following the Mehter team, the Turkish Air Force's pride in the sky, SOLOTÜRK, performed demonstration flights. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan watched the acrobatic movements of the jets with interest. After the show SOLOTÜRK from Turkey's provinces and 81 10 from Istanbul Piri Reis' ship to different countries starting 100. Young people coming to Samsun for the year brought the Turkish flag and the provinces they brought to President Erdoğan. Then, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a speech. Following the speech of President Erdoğan, the ceremony ended with the collective photo taking of the political leaders.
10 joined thousands
Ceremonies and performances attracted great attention. Citizens and Samsuns from all over the country flocked to ceremonies. Ataturk Boulevard was closed to traffic, while trams had difficulty in attracting human floods. Due to excessive density, people who could not get on the trams had to go on foot in the city.