Turkey hosts a great number of events to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Turkish national struggle which began with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's arrival in Samsun on May 19, 1919. Many events in the fields of education, literature, history, culture, arts, and sports are held as part of the "Project to Celebrate the Centennial of the Arrival of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and His Comrades in Samsun" coordinated by the Governorate of Samsun. Organized under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, the year-round events will realize more than 300 local, national, and international projects. You can find a detailed schedule at samsun2019.com.tr.

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