The Republic Day is an offical holiday in Turkey . All the offical government offices, schools and many small businesses are closed on this day. There are many celebrations throughout Turkey. Many people go to local stadiums to watch the performances of the students.Many people also lay wreaths to Atatürk's Mausoleum in Ankara.
In the evening of October 29 , many cities have traditional processions with flags and musical bands to commemorate the Republic Day in Turkey.There are many fireworks. People usually sing marches during the processions.There are many Turkish flags and banners depicting Atatürk everywhere.