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North Korea Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in Asia, China, Russia, South Korea and worldwide.

This page contains the list of North Korea 2020 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of North Korea official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Wednesday Solar New Year's Day
Saturday Seollal Holiday
Saturday Cheongwoldaeboreum (Korean Folk Festival)
Sunday Day of the Shining Star (Kim Jong Il's Birthday)
Saturday Chungmyung Day
Wednesday Kim Il Sung's Birthday Holiday
Saturday Korean People's Army Foundation Day
Friday Labor Day
Saturday Korean Children's Union Foundation Day
Monday Victory Day (1953)
Saturday Liberation Day (1945)
Tuesday Day of Songun
Wednesday National Day (1948)
Oct Thursday Han'gawi Holiday
Oct Saturday KWP Foundation Day (1945)
Nov Monday Mothers' Day

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Recent North Korea Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to North Korea public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in North Korea (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in North Korea, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

North Korea Background Information and Links