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Holidays and Observances in South Korea in 2021

Holidays and Observances in South Korea in 2021

Date NameType
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday
Feb 12FridaySeollal HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 12FridaySeollalPublic Holiday
Feb 13SaturdaySeollal HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance
Mar 1MondayIndependence Movement DayNational holiday
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 5MondayArbor DayObservance
May 1SaturdayLabor DayBank Holiday
May 5WednesdayChildren's DayPublic Holiday
May 8SaturdayParents' DayObservance
May 15SaturdayTeacher's DayObservance
May 19WednesdayBuddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Jun 6SundayMemorial DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 17SaturdayConstitution DayObservance
Aug 15SundayLiberation DayNational holiday
Aug 16MondayDay off for Liberation DayNational holiday
Sep 20MondayChuseok HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 21TuesdayChuseokPublic Holiday
Sep 22WednesdayChuseok HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 23ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 1FridayArmed Forces DayObservance
Oct 3SundayNational Foundation DayNational holiday
Oct 4MondayDay off for National Foundation DayNational holiday
Oct 9SaturdayHangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
Oct 11MondayDay off for Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
Oct 31SundayHalloweenObservance
Dec 22WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25SaturdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance

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