Flag of North Korea Holidays and Observances in North Korea in 2023

Following is a list of holidays and observances in North Korea for 2023, providing a concise overview of the country's key celebrations. It showcases North Korea's rich cultural heritage and the unique blend of traditional and modern festivities throughout the year.

New Year's Day January 01 Sunday Public Holiday
Seollal January 23 Monday Public Holiday
Birth date of Kim Jong Il February 16 Thursday Public Holiday
International Women's Day March 08 Wednesday Public Holiday
Birth Date of Kim Il Sung April 15 Saturday Public Holiday
Military Foundation Day April 25 Tuesday Public Holiday
International Workers' Day May 01 Monday Public Holiday
Children's Union Foundation Day June 06 Tuesday Public Holiday
Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War July 27 Thursday Public Holiday
Liberation Day August 15 Tuesday Public Holiday
Day of Songun August 25 Friday Public Holiday
Day of the Foundation of the Republic / National Day September 09 Saturday Public Holiday
Chuseok Harvest Festival September 29 Friday Public Holiday
Party Foundation Day October 10 Tuesday Public Holiday
Mother's Day November 16 Thursday Public Holiday
Constitution Day December 27 Wednesday Public Holiday

Holidays by Year

Previous Year: 2023