Democratic People's Republic of Korea has a total of 18 holidays in 2021. 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Birth date of Kim Jong Il
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Birth date of Kim Jong Il is a public holiday in North Korea
International Women's Day
Monday, March 8, 2021 International Women's Day is a public holiday in North Korea
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Birth Date of Kim Il Sung
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung is a public holiday in North Korea
Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
Sunday, April 25, 2021 Chosun People's Army Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day
Sunday, June 6, 2021 Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War is a public holiday in North Korea
Liberation Day
Sunday, August 15, 2021 Liberation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
Day of Songun
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Day of Songun is a public holiday in North Korea
National Day
Thursday, September 9, 2021 National Day is a public holiday in North Korea
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Party Foundation Day
Sunday, October 10, 2021 Party Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea
Mother's Day
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Mother's Day is a observance in North Korea
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in North Korea (Pyongyang)
Constitution Day
Monday, December 27, 2021 Constitution Day is a public holiday in North Korea