Democratic People's Republic of Korea has a total of 21 holidays in 2020. 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Lunar New Year's Day
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Cheongwoldaeboreum
Saturday, February 8, 2020 Cheongwoldaeboreum is a public holiday in North Korea
Birth date of Kim Jong Il
Sunday, February 16, 2020 Birth date of Kim Jong Il is a public holiday in North Korea
International Women's Day
Sunday, March 8, 2020 International Women's Day is a public holiday in North Korea
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Birth Date of Kim Il Sung
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung is a public holiday in North Korea
Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
Saturday, April 25, 2020 Chosun People's Army Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
May Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day
Saturday, June 6, 2020 Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
Monday, July 27, 2020 Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War is a public holiday in North Korea
Liberation Day
Saturday, August 15, 2020 Liberation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
Day of Songun
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Day of Songun is a public holiday in North Korea
National Day
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 National Day is a public holiday in North Korea
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Chuseok Harvest Festival
Thursday, October 1, 2020 Chuseok Harvest Festival is a public holiday in North Korea
Party Foundation Day
Saturday, October 10, 2020 Party Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
Mother's Day
Monday, November 16, 2020 Mother's Day is a observance in North Korea
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Constitution Day
Sunday, December 27, 2020 Constitution Day is a public holiday in North Korea