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Holidays and Observances in South Korea in 2016

Holidays and Observances in South Korea in 2016

Date NameType
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday
Feb 7SundaySeollal HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 8MondaySeollalPublic Holiday
Feb 9TuesdaySeollal HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 10WednesdaySeollal (Observed Holiday)Public Holiday
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance
Mar 1TuesdayIndependence Movement DayNational holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 5TuesdayArbor DayObservance
Apr 13WednesdayNational Assembly Election DayPublic Holiday
May 1SundayLabor DayBank Holiday
May 5ThursdayChildren's DayPublic Holiday
May 6FridayTemporary HolidayPublic Holiday
May 8SundayParents' DayObservance
May 14SaturdayBuddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
May 15SundayTeacher's DayObservance
Jun 6MondayMemorial DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 17SundayConstitution DayObservance
Aug 15MondayLiberation DayNational holiday
Sep 14WednesdayChuseok HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 15ThursdayChuseokPublic Holiday
Sep 16FridayChuseok HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 1SaturdayArmed Forces DayObservance
Oct 3MondayNational Foundation DayNational holiday
Oct 9SundayHangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance

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