List of national public holidays of North Korea in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for North Korea. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Feb. 5, 2019 Feb. 5, 2019 Korean New Year Seollal
Feb. 16, 2019 Feb. 16, 2019 Birth Day of Kim Jong Il Day of the Shining Star
Feb. 19, 2019 Feb. 19, 2019 Tree Planting Day First full moon of the lunar new year
March 8, 2019 March 8, 2019 International Women's Day
April 5, 2019 April 5, 2019 Chungmyung Day
April 15, 2019 April 15, 2019 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung Day of the Sun
April 25, 2019 April 25, 2019 Military Foundation Day Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 Labour Day
June 6, 2019 June 6, 2019 Children's Union Foundation Day
July 27, 2019 July 27, 2019 Victory Day Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
Aug. 15, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 National Liberation Day
Aug. 25, 2019 Aug. 25, 2019 Day of Songun
Sept. 9, 2019 Sept. 9, 2019 National Day
Sept. 13, 2019 Sept. 13, 2019 Harvest Festival Chuseok
Oct. 10, 2019 Oct. 10, 2019 Party Foundation Day
Dec. 27, 2019 Dec. 27, 2019 Constitution Day