north korea

01 Jan

New Year’s Day

25 Jan

Seollal Holiday

08 Feb

Cheongwoldaeboreum (Korean Folk Festival)

16 Feb

Kim Jong Il’s Birthday

08 Mar

International Women’s Day

04 Apr

Chungmyung Day

15 Apr

Birthday of Kim II-Sung

20 Apr

Chosun People’s Army Foundation Day

01 May

Labour Day

06 Jun

Chosun Children’s Union Foundation Day

19 Jun

Kim Jong-Il’s Entry to the KWP

27 Jul

Day of Victory in the Father land Liberation War

15 Aug

Liberation Day

25 Aug

Day of Songun

09 Sep

National Day

09 Sep

Han’gawi Holiday

10 Oct

Party Foundation Day

16 Nov

Mothers’ Day

27 Dec

Constitution Day

The public holiday dates listed above refer to non-working public holidays, whose dates may, in some countries, and some years, differ from the historical / commemorative dates.
In most cases, when a holiday falls on a weekend, the following weekday will be a holiday observance.
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is correct at time of printing. However, some dates are subject to change and advice should be sought from the embassy concerned.