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Holidays and Observances in North Korea in 2025

Holidays and Observances in North Korea in 2025

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew YearPublic Holiday
Jan 29WednesdaySeollalPublic Holiday
Feb 16SundayBirth date of Kim Jong IlPublic Holiday
Mar 8SaturdayInternational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 15TuesdayBirth Date of Kim Il SungPublic Holiday
Apr 25FridayChosun People's Army Foundation DayPublic Holiday
May 1ThursdayMay DayPublic Holiday
Jun 6FridayChosun Children's Union Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 27SundayDay of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation WarPublic Holiday
Aug 15FridayLiberation DayPublic Holiday
Aug 25MondayDay of SongunPublic Holiday
Sep 9TuesdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Sep 23TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 10FridayParty Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Nov 16SundayMother's DayPublic Holiday
Dec 22MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 27SaturdayConstitution DayPublic Holiday

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