Democratic People's Republic of Korea has a total of 21 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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New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Lunar New Year's Day
Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
|Birth date of Kim Jong Il
|International Women's Day
|Birth Date of Kim Il Sung
|Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day
|Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
|Day of Songun
|Chuseok Harvest Festival
|Party Foundation Day