National Holidays in South Korea in 2021

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South Korea List of Holidays in South Korea in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Thursday Korean New Year Holiday National Holiday
Friday Korean New Year National Holiday
Saturday Korean New Year Holiday National Holiday
Sunday Korean New Year Holiday National Holiday
Monday March 1st Movement National Holiday Independence Movement Day
Saturday Labour Day Not A Public Holiday Not an official holiday but widely observed
Wednesday Children's Day National Holiday
Wednesday Buddha's Birthday National Holiday 8th day of 4th lunar month
Sunday Memorial Day National Holiday
Saturday Constitution Day Not A Public Holiday
Sunday Liberation Day National Holiday National Day
Monday Harvest Festival Holiday National Holiday Day before Chuseok
Tuesday Harvest Festival National Holiday Chuseok
Wednesday Harvest Festival Holiday National Holiday Day after Chuseok
Sunday National Foundation Day National Holiday
Saturday Hangeul Day National Holiday Korean alphabet day
Saturday Christmas Day National Holiday

Notes

  • Public holidays in South Korea are commonly known as 'Red Days' as this is how they are usually coloured in printed calendars.
  • The Korean government has announced that from the second half of 2014 onwards, if the date of Seollal, Chuseok, or Children's Day falls on Sunday, then the holiday will be extended to Monday.
  • Until the middle of 2014, Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.

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