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North Korea Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Asia, China, Russia, South Korea and worldwide.

This page contains the list of North Korea 2023 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 public holidays in 2023 is:


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