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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 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 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of North Korea public holidays in 2023 is:


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

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Global Holidays Observed in North Korea


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 (2023-2033).

North Korea Background Information and Links