İmamoğlu: The National Anthem is the Sign of the Turkish Nation's Struggle for Independence

imamoglu, we must remember the conditions of that day to understand the value of our independence anthem.
imamoglu, we must remember the conditions of that day to understand the value of our independence anthem.

İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu attended the 100th anniversary of the acceptance of the Turkish National Anthem and the commemoration of Mehmet Akif Ersoy. Speaking at the event held in front of the Egyptian Apartment on İstiklal Street, İmamoğlu said, “In order to better understand the value of our Independence Anthem, we should remember once again the conditions of that day, our occupied lands and our people in need. Under these conditions, the great poet Mehmet Akif Ersoy starts his words by saying "Don't be afraid ...". "He gives courage and strength to his people and his heroes in every verse." İmamoğlu, who also took photographs with the artists who appeared on the stage with the clothes worn by the soldiers and the people during the War of Independence, said, "I pray to wear these costumes only in shows."

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) President Ekrem İmamoğlu attended the 100th anniversary of the acceptance of the Turkish National Anthem and the commemoration of Mehmet Akif Ersoy, organized by the IMM.

In addition to İmamoğlu, CHP Party Council Member Eren Erdem, Mayor Advisor Murat Ongun, IMM Deputy Secretary General Şengül Altan Arslan, political party representatives and many citizens joined.

A video mapping show featuring sections from the National Struggle Era and the life of Mehmet Akif Ersoy in the event, where a moment of silence and the Turkish National Anthem were sung; It was reflected in the Mısır Apartment.

Speaking at the event, Ekrem İmamoğlu said that there are turning points in the history of nations, the heroes of these events that will always be remembered with gratitude, and poets, writers and great personalities who recorded the struggles of these heroes in eternity.

Heroes of the national struggle showed great courage

the biggest struggle for existence was noted that İmamoğlu changed the fate of the Turkish nation of the Independence Struggle, "especially Mustafa Kemal, including" Independence or death, "he set out, and our hero revealed no thought died for this cause, if not today we would not talk about a fully independent Republic of Turkey. Our crescent-star flag would not fly in the skies, our nation would be condemned to live in captivity. But they did so despite all kinds of difficulties and done a great example of courage by showing us this beautiful homeland, they have the gift of the independent Republic of Turkey, "he said.

MEHMET AKİF ERSOY COURSES EVERY SERIES

Expressing that they are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the acceptance of our Turkish National Anthem, which made the unique struggle epic, İmamoğlu continued his speech as follows:

“In order to better understand the value of our National Anthem, we should remember once again the conditions of that day, our occupied lands, and our people in need. Under these circumstances, the great poet Mehmet Akif Ersoy begins by saying “Don't be afraid…”! He gives courage and strength to his people and heroes in every verse. In those years, even this street we meet today is under occupation. While the enemy armies cling to the four corners of the homeland, there is a need for an anthem that will keep the faith of the nation alive and revive the fire of independence while we live in the darkest days of our history. Under these circumstances, the great poet Mehmet Akif Ersoy begins by saying “Don't be afraid…”! He gives courage and strength to his people and heroes in every verse. “

INDEPENDENCE IS OUR LOVE

Saying “The National Anthem is a sign of the Turkish nation's struggle for independence”, İmamoğlu finished his speech as follows:

“The Turkish National Anthem is an expression of unity and solidarity to fight, not giving up, and faith even in the most difficult conditions. It is this great struggle and the love, gratitude and gratitude we feel for its heroes that make us goose bumps every time we read, even today, 100 years later. Independence is our love. I respectfully commemorate our ancestors, martyrs and veterans, who fought fearlessly for the writing of this epic, especially Mustafa Kemal, and our great poet Mehmet Akif Ersoy, who recorded this struggle into eternity. Happy March 12, the Acceptance of the Turkish National Anthem and the Commemoration Day of Mehmet Akif Ersoy. "

Souvenir took his photo

İmamoğlu, who also took photographs with the artists who appeared on the stage with the clothes worn by the soldiers and the people during the War of Independence, said, "I pray to wear these costumes only in shows."

-VISITING THE HOME WHEREERSOY LIVES-

After the event, İmamoğlu visited the apartment of the National Poet Ersoy's, which was transformed into a memory house by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In the digital and visual exhibition that includes poetry, documentary room and sections about Ersoy's life; the poet's clothes, photographs and letters.

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