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South Korea (Republic of) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for South Korea (Republic of)



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Movement towards Independence Day (Samiljol )*Thursday March 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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White Day*Wednesday March 14, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Seoul Marathon*Thursday March 15, 2018Sports events 
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mid-term holiday (end)*Friday March 23, 2018School holidays 
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International Motor Show*Tuesday April 3, 2018Tradeshows 
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Arbor Day**Thursday April 5, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Easter**Thursday April 12, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Election DaySunday April 15, 2018Secular holiday 
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parliamentary electionSunday April 15, 2018Special Events 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Sunday April 29, 2018School holidays 
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Jeonju International Film Festival**Monday April 30, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Buddha's Anniversary*Monday April 30, 2018Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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Labour Day**Tuesday May 1, 2018Banks only 
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Children Day**Saturday May 5, 2018Secular holiday 
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mid-term holiday (end)Sunday May 6, 2018School holidays 
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Parents Day*Tuesday May 8, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Teachers' DayTuesday May 15, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Memorial Day for the Korean WarWednesday June 6, 2018Secular holiday 
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Tour de Korea*Sunday June 10, 2018Sports events 
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Movement towards Independence Day (Samiljol ) -
Monday March 1, 2021

Secular holiday : Riots in 1919 against Japanese rule


White Day -
Sunday March 14, 2021

Culture : The opposite of Valentine’s Day: men give cakes or chocolates to women.


Seoul Marathon -
Sunday March 15, 2020

Sports events : Http://marathon.donga.com/ 2020 edition confirmed


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday March 23, 2020

School holidays : In 2020, this date may be delayed due to flu epidemics


International Motor Show -
Friday April 3, 2020

Tradeshows : Lasts one week - in Seoul - http://seoulmotorshow.auto-fairs.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


Arbor Day -
Sunday April 5, 2020

Culture : NOT a public holiday


Easter -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Election Day -
Wednesday April 15, 2020

Secular holiday :


Parliamentary election -
Wednesday April 15, 2020

Special Events :


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday April 29, 2020

School holidays :


Jeonju International Film Festival -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Culture : Www.jiff.or.kr lasts 10 days - in Jeonju 2020 season confirmed


Buddha's Anniversary -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Sakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born on April 8th, 623 B.C.E. in ancient northern India (now in Nepal) as Prince Siddhartha. It is a holiday observed by Buddhists throughout the world, though the exact date may differ from country to country.


Labour Day -
Friday May 1, 2020

Banks only : Banks and most workers, but not public administration.


Children Day -
Tuesday May 5, 2020

Secular holiday : South Korean Children's Day was created by Bhang Jung Hwan in 1923. It was originally on May 1, later changed to May 5 in 1946. It was officially adopted by government in 1973, and became a public holiday in 1975. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Wednesday May 6, 2020

School holidays :


Parents Day -
Friday May 8, 2020

Culture : Sons and daughters show their love and respect for their parents on this day. Parents’ Day is not a national holiday. Banks and shops are open for business.


Teachers' Day -
Friday May 15, 2020

Culture :


Memorial Day for the Korean War -
Saturday June 6, 2020

Secular holiday :


Tour de Korea -
Wednesday June 10, 2020

Sports events : Cycling race 2020 edition confirmed