North Korea has a total of 21 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Seollal
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Cheongwoldaeboreum
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Birth date of Kim Jong Il
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
International Women's Day
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022
Birth Date of Kim Il Sung
Friday, April 15, 2022
Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
Monday, April 25, 2022
May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Chosun Children's Union Foundation Day
Monday, June 6, 2022
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Liberation Day
Monday, August 15, 2022
Day of Songun
Thursday, August 25, 2022
National Day
Friday, September 9, 2022
Chuseok Harvest Festival
Saturday, September 10, 2022
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022
Party Foundation Day
Monday, October 10, 2022
Mother's Day
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Constitution Day
Tuesday, December 27, 2022