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Liberation Day in South Korea

Is Liberation Day a Public Holiday?

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

In 2020 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Liberation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriAug 14Liberation DayNational holiday
2015SatAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2016MonAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2017TueAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2018WedAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2019ThuAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2020SatAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2021SunAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2022MonAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2023TueAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2024ThuAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday
2025FriAug 15Liberation DayNational holiday

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