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South Korea Announces 2011 Public Holidays
 
(Posted on Thursday, December 2, 2010)

Source: Yonhap News Agency (Seoul)

The Korean Astronomy and Space Science Institute has announced the official dates of the 2011 South Korean public holidays that are based on the Korean lunar calendar.

As per custom (06-Dec-2009), the Institute's announcement, specifies the dates of Seol-nal (Lunar New Year), Sukka Tansin Il (Buddha Day), and Chusok (the Harvest Moon Festival).

The bill that would make the Monday following a weekend public holiday, a public holiday as well (10-Jul-2009), does not seem to have progressed since last year, although Prime Minister, Chung Un-Chan, had indicated that he favored the idea.

Note that some of the media reports about the aforementioned announcement have incorrect dates for the 2011 Chusok public holidays.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
South Korea bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (December 2010)
South Korea 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
South Korea 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
South Korea 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
South Korea 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
South Korea 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
 2011-03-03: South Korea Announces 2012 Public Holidays
 2009-12-06: South Korea Announces 2010 Public Holidays
 2009-07-10: South Korea To Review Weekend Public Holidays Rules


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