North Korea Public Holidays 2019


Searching for the public holidays in North Korea? All public holidays in North Korea are treated like Sundays. This means that most of the North Korea employees have a day off and all schools are closed on these holidays. If you are planning a trip to North Korea and want to know what the national and regional holidays are, check the details in the tables below.

2019

1 January New Year’s Day (신정)
16 February The birthday of Kim Jong Il (김정일의 생일)
15 April Birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung (김일성의 생일)
25 April Anniversary of the Korean People’s Army (인민군 창건일)
1 May Workers’ Day (국제노동자절)
27 July Victory Day (민족해방 기념일)
15 August Fatherland Liberation Day (Chosŏn’gŭl: 조국해방의 날)
9 September Independence Day (인민정권 창건일)
10 October Founding of the Workers Party of Korea (노동당 창건일)
27 December Constitution Day (사회주의 헌법절)
2020

1 January New Year’s Day (신정)
16 February The birthday of Kim Jong Il (김정일의 생일)
15 April Birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung (김일성의 생일)
25 April Anniversary of the Korean People’s Army (인민군 창건일)
1 May Workers’ Day (국제노동자절)
27 July Victory Day (민족해방 기념일)
15 August Fatherland Liberation Day (Chosŏn’gŭl: 조국해방의 날)
9 September Independence Day (인민정권 창건일)
10 October Founding of the Workers Party of Korea (노동당 창건일)
27 December Constitution Day (사회주의 헌법절)
2021

1 January New Year’s Day (신정)
16 February The birthday of Kim Jong Il (김정일의 생일)
15 April Birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung (김일성의 생일)
25 April Anniversary of the Korean People’s Army (인민군 창건일)
1 May Workers’ Day (국제노동자절)
27 July Victory Day (민족해방 기념일)
15 August Fatherland Liberation Day (Chosŏn’gŭl: 조국해방의 날)
9 September Independence Day (인민정권 창건일)
10 October Founding of the Workers Party of Korea (노동당 창건일)
27 December Constitution Day (사회주의 헌법절)