Antalya to host children from 40 countries

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Province Antalya in Turkey

The city of Antalya, Turkey, is going to host almost 1000 children from 40 countries on April 23, the International Children's Day. The children will march through the city and perform special performances. This day was declared International Children's Day by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to indicate how important children are for the future of the country.

This day, Turkish children representatives replace officials of various ranks, including the Prime Minister, the President and Ministers, governors of provinces and even the parliamentarians in the House of Parliament, where the children representatives discuss topics concerning children's issues.