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North Korea (People's Rep.) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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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Friday June 3, 2022Spring FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Monday June 6, 2022Children's DaySecular holiday
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Sunday June 19, 2022Kim Jong II joigning the Workers Party of KoreaEvents, celebrations...
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Friday July 15, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Wednesday July 27, 2022Victory DaySecular holiday
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Monday August 15, 2022Anniversary of FreedomSecular holiday
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Saturday August 20, 2022Rason International Trade FairTradeshows
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Tuesday August 23, 2022Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday August 25, 2022Day of SongunSecular holiday
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Friday September 9, 2022Communist Party's FoundationSecular holiday
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Saturday September 10, 2022ChuseokSecular holiday
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Thursday September 15, 2022International Trade FairTradeshows
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Friday September 16, 2022Pyongyang International Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday September 27, 2022Parliament sitting days (end)Special Events
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Monday October 10, 2022Anniversary of the Foundation of the Workers' PartySecular holiday
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Wednesday November 16, 2022Mother's DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday November 29, 2022Intercontinental Ballistic Missile DaySecular holiday
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Saturday December 17, 2022Day of MourningEvents, celebrations...
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Tuesday December 27, 2022Constitution's DayNational Day
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Spring Festival

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Friday June 3, 2022
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).

Children's Day

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Monday June 6, 2022
Secular holiday :

Kim Jong II joigning the Workers Party of Korea

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Sunday June 19, 2022
Culture :

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday July 15, 2022
School holidays :

Victory Day

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Wednesday July 27, 2022
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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Monday August 15, 2022
Secular holiday : Conmemoration of the end of the 35 years Japanese occupation in 1945.

Rason International Trade Fair

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Saturday August 20, 2022
Tradeshows : Https://www.youngpioneertours.com/ lasts 4 days - in the main Special Economic Zone of North Korea. 2022 edition confirmed

Summer holiday (end)

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Tuesday August 23, 2022
School holidays :

Day of Songun

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Thursday August 25, 2022
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]

Communist Party's Foundation

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Friday September 9, 2022
Secular holiday : Founded in 1948.

Chuseok

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Saturday September 10, 2022
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 15, 2022
Tradeshows : Lasts 4 days - www.northkoreatech.org in Pyongyang 2022 edition NOT confirmed

Pyongyang International Film Festival

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Friday September 16, 2022
Culture : Lasts 12 days http://pyongyanginternationalfilmfestival.com in Pyongyang 2022 edition confirmed

Parliament sitting days (end)

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Tuesday September 27, 2022
Special Events :

Anniversary of the Foundation of the Workers' Party

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Monday October 10, 2022
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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Wednesday November 16, 2022
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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Tuesday November 29, 2022
Secular holiday : To commemorate the country's launch in 2017 of an intercontinental ballistic missile

Day of Mourning

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Saturday December 17, 2022
Culture : In tribute to the late Supreme Leader Kim Jong Il 10-day ban from laughing and alcohol drinking

Constitution's Day

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Tuesday December 27, 2022
Secular holiday : On December 27, 1972, the Fifth Supreme People's Assembly ratified a new constitution to replace the first constitution, promulgated in 1948. Innovations of the 1972 constitution included the establishment of the positions of president and vice presidents and a super-cabinet called the Central People's Committee (CPC). The 1972 constitution was revised in April 1992. http://countrystudies.us/north-korea/58.htm