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Youth Day

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Youth Day is a holiday dedicated to the youths of a country.

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Angola

On the 14 April Angola celebrates Youth Day. Template:Sect-stub

China

Youth Day (青年节) in the People's Republic of China is on May 4. It commemorates the beginning of the May Fourth Movement in 1919. This day is known as Literary Day (文藝節) in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Youth Day (青年節) in the Republic of China is on March 29.

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South Africa

Youth Day on 16 June in South Africa commemorates the start of the Soweto Riots of 1976, initially sparked off by a government edict that all instruction in black schools would be held in Afrikaans. The iconic picture of Hector Pieterson, a black schoolchild shot by the police, brought home to many people within and outside South Africa the brutalities of the Apartheid regime.

Turkey

Youth and Sports Day (Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı)on May 19 in Turkey is dedicated to the youth. This day is also Atatürk Day (Atatürk'ü Anma), a day of commemoration of Kemal Atatürk, the "Father of Turkey", and the commemoration of the beginning of national liberation movement initiated by Atatürk in 1919.

The day is celebrated in honor of the arrival of Kemal Atatürk to Samsun on May 19, 1919; when the Turkish War of Independence was started.Template:Fest-stub

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