North Korea Holidays in 2017

Holiday dateHoliday nameHoliday Type
Sun, January 1New YearPublic Holiday
Sat, January 28Lunar New Year's DayPublic Holiday
Sat, February 11CheongwoldaeboreumPublic Holiday
Thu, February 16Birth date of Kim Jong IlPublic Holiday
Mon, March 20March equinoxSeason
Sat, April 15Birth Date of Kim Il SungPublic Holiday
Tue, April 25Chosun People's Army Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Mon, May 1May DayPublic Holiday
Tue, June 6Chosun Children's Union Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Mon, June 19Great Leader Kim Jong Il DayPublic Holiday
Wed, June 21June SolsticeSeason
Thu, July 27Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation WarPublic Holiday
Fri, August 25Day of SongunPublic Holiday
Sat, September 9National DayPublic Holiday
Fri, September 22September equinoxSeason
Tue, October 10Party Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Sat, November 11Mother's DayObservance
Thu, December 21December SolsticeSeason
Sun, December 24Birth Date of Kim Jong SukPublic Holiday
Wed, December 27Constitution DayPublic Holiday

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