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Program In Memory of Atatürk, November 10

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, the commemoration  ceremony  will take place at Bilkent’s  Atatürk Monument with a moment of silence at 9:05 a.m., on Monday, November 11, 2019, a program in memory of  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk will be held at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium at 10:40 a.m.

All academic and administrative staff and students are invited to both events.


– PROGRAM (Sunday, November 10, 2019)

Atatürk Monument
9.05 a.m. Moment of Silence and National Anthem

– PROGRAM (Monday, November 11, 2019)

10:40 a.m.  Mithat Çoruh Auditorium
Moment of Silence and National Anthem

  • Mini Concert, Bilkent Chamber Ensemble
  • HIST 200 Project  Presentation “From Rumkuş to Erenkuş: The Story of Erenkuş Ersan, One of Atatürk’s Adopted Children”
    Ezgi Çırpanlı – ARCH
    Gaye Gül Ersan – MAN
    Buket Gürbüz – ARCH
    Aslı Taş – CHEM
    Gökçe Tekin – ARCH
  • Presentation: “Atatürk and Music”
    Yiğit Aydın / Faculty of Music and Performing Arts Instructor and Ahmet Adnan Saygun Music Center Director



Transportation will be provided on Sunday, November 10, 2019  by buses leaving at 8:45 a.m. from the Dorms 75 and 51 on Main Campus, and from Dorm 90 and the bus stop behind the Bilintur Cafeteria on East Campus.