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Holidays and Observances in North Korea in 2026

Holidays and Observances in North Korea in 2026

Date NameType
Jan 1ThursdayNew YearPublic Holiday
Feb 16MondayBirth date of Kim Jong IlPublic Holiday
Feb 17TuesdaySeollalPublic Holiday
Mar 8SundayInternational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 15WednesdayBirth Date of Kim Il SungPublic Holiday
Apr 25SaturdayChosun People's Army Foundation DayPublic Holiday
May 1FridayMay DayPublic Holiday
Jun 6SaturdayChosun Children's Union Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 27MondayDay of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation WarPublic Holiday
Aug 15SaturdayLiberation DayPublic Holiday
Aug 25TuesdayDay of SongunPublic Holiday
Sep 9WednesdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 10SaturdayParty Foundation DayPublic Holiday
Nov 16MondayMother's DayPublic Holiday
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 27SundayConstitution DayPublic Holiday

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