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.

List of Holidays in North Korea for Year 2019

# Date Holiday Name Day
1 Jan 01, 2019 New Year’s Day Tuesday
2 Feb 05, 2019 Korean New Year Tuesday
3 Feb 16, 2019 Birth Day of Kim Jong Il Saturday
4 Feb 19, 2019 Tree Planting Day Tuesday
5 Mar 08, 2019 International Women’s Day Friday
6 Apr 05, 2019 Chungmyung Day Friday
7 Apr 15, 2019 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung Monday
8 Apr 25, 2019 Military Foundation Day Thursday
9 May 01, 2019 Labour Day Wednesday
10 Jun 06, 2019 Children’s Union Foundation Day Thursday
11 Jul 27, 2019 Day of Victory Saturday
12 Aug 15, 2019 National Liberation Day Thursday
13 Aug 25, 2019 Day of Songun Sunday
14 Sep 09, 2019 National Day Monday
15 Sep 13, 2019 Harvest Festival Friday
16 Oct 10, 2019 Party Foundation Day Thursday
17 Dec 27, 2019 Constitution Day Friday

List of Holidays in North Korea for Year 2020

# Date Holiday Name Day
1 Jan 01, 2020 New Year’s Day Wednesday
2 Jan 25, 2020 Korean New Year Saturday
3 Feb 09, 2020 Tree Planting Day Sunday
4 Feb 16, 2020 Birth Day of Kim Jong Il Sunday
5 Mar 08, 2020 International Women’s Day Sunday
6 Apr 05, 2020 Chungmyung Day Sunday
7 Apr 15, 2020 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung Wednesday
8 Apr 25, 2020 Military Foundation Day Saturday
9 May 01, 2020 Labour Day Friday
10 Jun 06, 2020 Children’s Union Foundation Day Saturday
11 Jul 27, 2020 Day of Victory Monday
12 Aug 15, 2020 National Liberation Day Saturday
13 Aug 25, 2020 Day of Songun Tuesday
14 Sep 09, 2020 National Day Wednesday
15 Oct 01, 2020 Harvest Festival Thursday
16 Oct 10, 2020 Party Foundation Day Saturday
17 Dec 27, 2020 Constitution Day Sunday

List of Holidays in North Korea for Year 2021

# Date Holiday Name Day
1 Jan 01, 2021 New Year’s Day Friday
2 Feb 12, 2021 Korean New Year Friday
3 Feb 16, 2021 Birth Day of Kim Jong Il Tuesday
4 Feb 27, 2021 Tree Planting Day Saturday
5 Mar 08, 2021 International Women’s Day Monday
6 Apr 05, 2021 Chungmyung Day Monday
7 Apr 15, 2021 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung Thursday
8 Apr 25, 2021 Military Foundation Day Sunday
9 May 01, 2021 Labour Day Saturday
10 Jun 06, 2021 Children’s Union Foundation Day Sunday
11 Jul 27, 2021 Day of Victory Tuesday
12 Aug 15, 2021 National Liberation Day Sunday
13 Aug 25, 2021 Day of Songun Wednesday
14 Sep 09, 2021 National Day Thursday
15 Sep 21, 2021 Harvest Festival Tuesday
16 Oct 10, 2021 Party Foundation Day Sunday
17 Dec 27, 2021 Constitution Day Monday