Historical information

This flyer in Turkish was printed by the Turkish Islamic Society to advertise an event celebrating the 51st anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish republic. The program for the evening included patriotic songs, poems and traditional music and dance as well as a 3 act play entitled 'Yetis Kemal'. This type of event was regularly held by the Turkish Islamic Society in the early years of the settlement of the Turkish community in Melbourne.


This flyer is of social significance and demonstrates a stage of settlement of Melbourne's Turkish community.

Physical description

One page flyer, printed on cream paper in black.