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Hangeul Proclamation Day in South Korea

Is Hangeul Proclamation Day a Public Holiday?

Hangeul Proclamation Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Hangeul Proclamation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017MonOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2018TueOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2019WedOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2020FriOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2021SatOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2021MonOct 11Day off for Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2022SunOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2023MonOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2024WedOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2025ThuOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2026FriOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
2027SatOct 9Hangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday

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