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North Korea Holidays 2016

Date Day Holiday Name
January 1, 2016 Friday New Year's Day
February 8, 2016 Monday Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
February 16, 2016 Tuesday Birth date of Kim Jong-Il / Day of the Shining Star
February 22, 2016 Monday The 15th of the first month by the lunar calendar / Cheongwoldaeboreum
April 4, 2016 Monday Chungmyung Day
April 15, 2016 Friday Birth date of Kim Il-Sung / Day of the Sun
May 1, 2016 Sunday Labor Day
July 27, 2016 Wednesday Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
August 15, 2016 Monday Liberation Day
August 25, 2016 Thursday Day of Songun
September 9, 2016 Friday National Day
September 15, 2016 Thursday Chuseok
October 10, 2016 Monday Party Foundation Day
November 12, 2016 Saturday Mother's Day
December 27, 2016 Tuesday Constitution Day

North Korea Holidays 2015

Date Day Holiday Name
January 1, 2015 Thursday New Yearĵs Day
February 16, 2015 Monday Day of the Shining Star (Kim Jong-ilĵs Birthday)
April 15, 2015 Wednesday Day of the Sun (Kim Il-sungĵs Birthday)
April 25, 2015 Saturday Army Day
May 1, 2015 Friday Labour Day
July 27, 2015 Monday Victory Day
August 15, 2015 Saturday Liberation Day
September 9, 2015 Wednesday Independence Day
September 27, 2015 Sunday Chuseok (Harvest Moon Festival)
October 10, 2015 Saturday Foundation of the Korean Workersĵ Party
December 27, 2015 Sunday Constitution Day

North Korea Holidays 2014

Date Day Holiday Name
January 1, 2014 Wednesday New Year's Day
February 16, 2014 Sunday Kim Jong-il's Birthday
April 15, 2014 Tuesday Day of the Sun/Kim Il-sung's Birthday
April 25, 2014 Friday Foundation of the People's Army
May 1, 2014 Thursday International Workers' Day
July 27, 2014 Sunday Victory Day
August 15, 2014 Friday Anniversary of Liberation
September 9, 2014 Tuesday Independence Day
September 30, 2014 Tuesday Chuseok (Harvest Moon Festival)
October 10, 2014 Friday Foundation of the Korean Workers' Party
December 27, 2014 Saturday Constitution Day

North Korea Holidays 2013

Date Day Holiday Name
February 9, 2013 Saturday Seollal Holiday - Day 1
February 10, 2013 Sunday Seollal Holiday - Day 2
February 11, 2013 Monday Seollal Holiday - Day 3
March 1, 2013 Friday March 1st Movement
June 6, 2013 Thursday Memorial Day
August 21, 2013 Wednesday Liberation Day
September 18, 2013 Wednesday Mid-Autumn Festival - Day 1
September 19, 2013 Thursday Mid-Autumn Festival - Day 2
September 20, 2013 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival - Day 3
October 3, 2013 Thursday National Foundation Day
December 25, 2013 Wednesday Christmas Day