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North Korea Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in Asia, China, Russia, South Korea and worldwide.

This page contains the list of North Korea 2021 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 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Friday Solar New Year's Day
Feb Friday Seollal Holiday
Feb Tuesday Day of the Shining Star (Kim Jong Il's Birthday)
Feb Friday Cheongwoldaeboreum (Korean Folk Festival)
Mar Monday International Women's Day
Apr Thursday Kim Il Sung's Birthday Holiday
Apr Sunday Korean People's Army Foundation Day
May Saturday Labor Day
June Sunday Korean Children's Union Foundation Day
July Tuesday Victory Day (1953)
Aug Sunday Liberation Day (1945)
Aug Wednesday Day of Songun
Sep Thursday National Day (1948)
Sep Tuesday Han'gawi Holiday
Oct Sunday KWP Foundation Day (1945)
Nov Tuesday Mothers' Day
Dec Monday Constitution 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