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Holidays and Observances in North Korea in 2023

Holidays and Observances in North Korea in 2023

Date NameType
Jan 1SundayNew YearPublic Holiday
Jan 23MondaySeollalPublic Holiday
Feb 16ThursdayBirth date of Kim Jong IlPublic Holiday
Mar 8WednesdayInternational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 21TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 15SaturdayBirth Date of Kim Il SungPublic Holiday
Apr 25TuesdayChosun People's Army Foundation DayPublic Holiday
May 1MondayMay DayPublic Holiday
Jun 6TuesdayChosun Children's Union Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 27ThursdayDay of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation WarPublic Holiday
Aug 15TuesdayLiberation DayPublic Holiday
Aug 25FridayDay of SongunPublic Holiday
Sep 9SaturdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 29FridayChuseok Harvest FestivalPublic Holiday
Oct 10TuesdayParty Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Nov 16ThursdayMother's DayPublic Holiday
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 27WednesdayConstitution DayPublic Holiday

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