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Invitation to the 100th year march

On the 100th anniversary of the national struggle march started in Denizli four hours after the Greeks invaded İzmir, on May 15, 1919, will live again. Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan invited all the citizens to participate in the 100th year's march and program, which will start on Wednesday, May 15, at 17.30 in 15 Temmuz Delikliçınar Şehitler Square.
13.05.2019
One hundred years ago, four hours after the Greeks invaded Izmir, Denizli, under the leadership of Mufti Ahmed Hulusi Efendi started the march to the national struggle. As every year, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality organizes the ''May 15 Denizli National Struggle Day'' events in order to bring the city's glorious history back and to transmit them to future generations. The program will begin with a wreath presentation on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 17.30, in 15 Temmuz Delikliçınar Şehitler Square. Then, as well as one century ago, Denizli will perform the National Struggle march to Bayramyeri Square.
 
The history lived once again
 
The parade, which will start in 15 Temmuz Delikliçınar Şehitler Square accompanied by Denizli Mehteran team will reach the Bayramyeri Square crossing by Atatürk Avenue and Kayalık Avenue. At the end of the march in Bayramyeri Square, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan will read the historical fatwa read by Mufti Ahmet Efendi 100 years ago.
 
Centenary pride
 
Stating that May 15, 1919, has a very great value for Denizli, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan said that 100 years ago we lived the pride of starting the national fight for the first time in the country. Stressing that the future of those who do not know their past will never exist, Mayor Osman Zolan said, ''On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, we will carry our Denizli parade march to the Bayramyeri Square once again with the same spirit, faith and enthusiasm as it was one century ago. We will tell our future generations what this blessed day is and what our ancestors did for independence. On this occasion, I would like to commemorate all the martyrs and veterans of Mufti Ahmet Hulusi Efendi and all the martyrs and veterans who have disobeyed eternity and invite all our citizens to the May 15 National Struggle Day Program.