Democratic People's Republic of Korea has a total of 14 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
Birth date of Kim Jong Il
Saturday February 16 National holiday
Birth Date of Kim Il Sung
Monday April 15 National holiday
Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
Thursday April 25 National holiday
May Day
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day
Thursday June 6 National holiday
Great Leader Kim Jong Il Day
Wednesday June 19 National holiday
Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
Saturday July 27 National holiday
Day of Songun
Sunday August 25 National holiday
National Day
Monday September 9 National holiday
Party Foundation Day
Thursday October 10 National holiday
Mother's Day
Saturday November 9 Observance
Birth Date of Kim Jong Suk
Tuesday December 24 National holiday
Constitution Day
Friday December 27 National holiday