What’s on: 2015 North Cyprus National Holidays


North Cyprus is rich in tradition and has a proud cultural heritage. Every year there are lots of colourful events, celebrating anything from music and dance, to harvests and the changing seasons. 2015 will unravel a number of festivals and national days as follows:

North Cyprus National Holidays

Turkish Cypriots love to celebrate their  country’s history, and many holidays are based around important events in North Cyprus’ history, such as Independence Day (15 November), Victory Day (30 August) and TMT Day (1 August). As a nation of predominantly Muslims, Turkish Cypriots celebrate major religious holidays, such as Kurban Bayrami and Seker Bayrami.

1 January – New Year’s Day
23 April – Children’s Day
1 May – Labour Day
19 May – Youth and Sports Day
20 July – Peace and Freedom Day
30 August – Victory Day
29 October – Turkish Republic Day
15 November – Northern Cyprus Republic Day

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Alexandra Gagan

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