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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Lunar New Year's Day
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 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
Saturday, February 16, 2019 Birth date of Kim Jong Il is a public holiday in North Korea
Cheongwoldaeboreum
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Cheongwoldaeboreum is a public holiday in North Korea
International Women's Day
Friday, March 8, 2019 International Women's Day is a public holiday in North Korea
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Birth Date of Kim Il Sung
Monday, April 15, 2019 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung is a public holiday in North Korea
Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Chosun People's Army Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day
Thursday, June 6, 2019 Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War is a public holiday in North Korea
Liberation Day
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Liberation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
Day of Songun
Sunday, August 25, 2019 Day of Songun is a public holiday in North Korea
National Day
Monday, September 9, 2019 National Day is a public holiday in North Korea
Chuseok Harvest Festival
Monday, September 9, 2019 Chuseok Harvest Festival is a public holiday in North Korea
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Party Foundation Day
Thursday, October 10, 2019 Party Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
Mother's Day
Saturday, November 16, 2019 Mother's Day is a observance in North Korea
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Constitution Day
Friday, December 27, 2019 Constitution Day is a public holiday in North Korea