With Profound Respect and Gratitude, METU NCC Remembers the Great Leader Atatürk.

Friday, November 10, 2017 marks the 79th anniversary of the loss of our commander-in-chief and head teacher Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, whose progressive reforms shaped the modern Turkey. On this significant day, a program in memory of the Great Leader Atatürk, the founder of the contemporary and democratic Republic of Turkey, will be held on campus.

November 10th Program:

09:05: Moment of Silence (In front of Atatürk Monument)

09.20: Commemoration Ceremony - Culture and Convention Centre, Rauf Raif Denktas Hall

09.25: Slide Show, “Nutuk” by Dr. Aydın Tiryaki

09.40: Atatürk's Favourite Folk Songs by the Turkish Classical Music Society

09.50: "The Role of Atatürk in the Turkish War of Independence and in the Formation of the New Turkish State" by Prof. Dr. Özer Ergenç (The speech will be delivered in Turkish and a brief English summary will be made avaible.)