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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)

Internet domain: .kr - Telephone code: +82 - International dialing code: 001 - GMT offset: +9 (DST: no)
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Weekend: Sunday

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New Year's Day**Friday January 1, 2021Secular holiday 
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School holidays**Friday January 1, 2021School holidays 
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Armed Forces DaySunday January 10, 2021Events, celebrations... 
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end of school yearSunday January 10, 2021School holidays 
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Sollal**Sunday January 24, 2021Secular holiday 
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Sollal**Monday January 25, 2021Secular holiday 
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Sollal**Tuesday January 26, 2021Secular holiday 
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Civil Servants holidayWednesday January 27, 2021Secular holiday 
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Parliament recess (end)Thursday January 28, 2021Special Events 
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Valentine's Day*Sunday February 14, 2021cards/flowers 
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beginning of school yearWednesday February 17, 2021School holidays 
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Parliament recess (beginning)Friday February 26, 2021Special Events 
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Movement towards Independence Day (Samiljol )*Monday March 1, 2021Secular holiday 
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White Day*Sunday March 14, 2021Events, celebrations... 
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Seoul Marathon*Monday March 15, 2021Sports events 
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International Motor Show*Saturday April 3, 2021Tradeshows 
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Arbor Day**Monday April 5, 2021Events, celebrations... 
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Election DayThursday April 8, 2021Secular holiday 
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Easter**Monday April 12, 2021Catholic or protestant 
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parliamentary electionThursday April 15, 2021Special Events 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Saturday April 24, 2021School holidays 
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Jeonju International Film Festival**Friday April 30, 2021Events, celebrations... 
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Buddha's Anniversary*Friday April 30, 2021Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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New Year's Day -
Wednesday January 1, 2020

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

School holidays -
Friday January 1, 2021

School holidays :
official calendar
some variations according to the school
School days are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PISA ranking (average 493): 516 (among the 10 best WW)
Schooling mandatory till age 15-16
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 580
Teaching languages: Korean
schools are closed on Sunday
school uniform (gyobock) required
Seoul National University ranking: Times Higher Education #72/QS ranking #35/Shanghai #101
We carry all confirmed dates till July 2020
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Armed Forces Day -
Sunday January 10, 2021

Culture :

End of school year -
Friday January 10, 2020

School holidays :

Sollal -
Friday January 24, 2020

Secular holiday : Korean New Year Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Sollal -
Saturday January 25, 2020

Secular holiday : Korean New Year Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Sollal -
Sunday January 26, 2020

Secular holiday : Korean New Year Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Civil Servants holiday -
Monday January 27, 2020

Secular holiday :

Parliament recess (end) -
Tuesday January 28, 2020

Special Events :

Valentine's Day -
Friday February 14, 2020

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Beginning of school year -
Monday February 17, 2020

School holidays :

Parliament recess (beginning) -
Wednesday February 26, 2020

Special Events :

Movement towards Independence Day (Samiljol ) -
Sunday March 1, 2020

Secular holiday : Riots in 1919 against Japanese rule

White Day -
Saturday March 14, 2020

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

Seoul Marathon -
Sunday March 15, 2020

Sports events : Http:// 2020 edition confirmed

International Motor Show -
Friday April 3, 2020

Tradeshows : Lasts one week - in Seoul - 2017 edition confirmed

Arbor Day -
Sunday April 5, 2020

Culture : NOT a public holiday

Election Day -
Wednesday April 8, 2020

Secular holiday :

Easter -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Parliamentary election -
Wednesday April 15, 2020

Special Events :

Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday April 24, 2020

School holidays :

Jeonju International Film Festival -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Culture : 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.