North Korea Extends Lunar New Year Public Holidays For 5 Days
Source: The Daily NK
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2007
North Korean authorities have decided to extend and joint the annual public holidays for the anniversary of Kim Jong Il's birthday (February 16-17) with the upcoming, February 18-20 Lunar New Year public holidays.
Lunar New Year (Seollal in Korea) was re-introduced as a public holiday a few years ago, and extended to 3 days in 2005 (2005-01-25).
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