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North Korea (People's Rep.) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Won (KPW)
  • Internet domain: .kp - telephone code: +850 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +9 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Sunday
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Friday may 10, 2024Rason International Trade FairTradeshows
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    Thursday june 6, 2024Children's DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday june 8, 2024Dry day (no alcohol)Events, celebrations...
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    Monday june 10, 2024Spring FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Wednesday june 19, 2024Kim Jong II joigning the Workers Party of KoreaEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday july 19, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Saturday july 27, 2024Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation WarSecular holiday
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Anniversary of FreedomSecular holiday
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    Sunday august 25, 2024Day of SongunSecular holiday
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    Tuesday august 27, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday september 9, 2024Communist Party's FoundationSecular holiday
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    Tuesday september 17, 2024ChuseokSecular holiday
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    Thursday september 19, 2024International Trade FairTradeshows
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    Friday september 20, 2024Pyongyang International Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday october 10, 2024Anniversary of the Foundation of the Workers' PartySecular holiday
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    Saturday november 16, 2024Mother's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday november 18, 2024Intercontinental Ballistic Missile DaySecular holiday
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Rason International Trade Fair

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    Friday may 10, 2024
    Tradeshows : Https://www.youngpioneertours.com/ lasts 4 days - in the main Special Economic Zone of North Korea. 2024 edition confirmed (please double-check as dates sometimes vary)

    Children's Day

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    Thursday june 6, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Dry day (no alcohol)

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    Saturday june 8, 2024
    Culture : In memoriam the late président Kim II-Sung

    Spring Festival

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    Monday june 10, 2024
    Culture : Surinal: after finishing spring sowing, peasants performed a sacrificial rite for God; joyful cultural rites with songs, and dances. and wine. Ssirum (Korean wrestling).

    Kim Jong II joigning the Workers Party of Korea

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    Wednesday june 19, 2024
    Culture :

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday july 19, 2024
    School holidays :

    Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War

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    Saturday july 27, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates , the day on which the Korean War came to an end (27 July, 1953). The United States, the People's Republic of China, and North Korea signed an armistice agreement. Syngman Rhee, president of South Korea, refused to sign but pledged to observe the armistice. http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/brochures/kw-stale/stale.htm

    Anniversary of Freedom

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Secular holiday : Conmemoration of the end of the 35 years Japanese occupation in 1945.

    Day of Songun

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    Sunday august 25, 2024
    Secular holiday : Seon'gun, is the country's ‘military first’ policy, which prioritizes the Korean People's Army in the affairs of state and allocates national resources to the army first. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia]

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Tuesday august 27, 2024
    School holidays :

    Communist Party's Foundation

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    Monday september 9, 2024
    Secular holiday : Founded in 1948.

    Chuseok

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    Tuesday september 17, 2024
    Secular holiday : Festival of the lunar crop , the most popular in Korea. Fruit and fresh cereals are presented to ancestors, and shared with neighbours and with the poor. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    International Trade Fair

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    Thursday september 19, 2024
    Tradeshows : Lasts 4 days - www.northkoreatech.org in Pyongyang 2023 edition confirmed (please double-check as dates sometimes vary)

    Pyongyang International Film Festival

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    Friday september 20, 2024
    Culture : Lasts 12 days http://pyongyanginternationalfilmfestival.com/ in Pyongyang 2023 edition confirmed (please double-check as dates sometimes vary)

    Anniversary of the Foundation of the Workers' Party

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    Thursday october 10, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates 10 October, 1945 when the Korean Workers Party was founded three months after Japan was forced to relinquish control over Korea. [Wikipedia]

    Mother's Day

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    Saturday november 16, 2024
    Secular holiday : To commemorate the date of a speech by first leader Kim Il Sung in 1961: The Duty of Mothers in the Education of Children

    Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Day

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    Monday november 18, 2024
    Secular holiday : To commemorate the country's launch in 2017 of an intercontinental ballistic missile