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Buddha's Birthday in South Korea

Is Buddha's Birthday a Public Holiday?

Buddha's Birthday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Buddha's Birthday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonMay 25Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2016SatMay 14Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2017WedMay 3Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2018TueMay 22Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2019SunMay 12Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2020ThuApr 30Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2021WedMay 19Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2022SunMay 8Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2023FriMay 26Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2024WedMay 15Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2025MonMay 5Buddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday

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