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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN KOREA
Wants to know the established public holidays in Korea? Or need to find out school holiday dates in Korea?

A public holiday in Korea is a holiday typically established by Korean law makers and is typically a non working day during the year. The public holidays in Korea are often days to observe an occasion, just like the anniversary of a famous event (eg: Independence day), or may be a religious celebration similar to Christmas.

A thorough list of public holidays in Korea together with simple description of respective holidays including Korean festivals are stated on this website.

National Holidays in Korea | Festivals in Korea | Korean Public Holidays
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Korean National Holidays
The Korean National Day is a specific date on the 15 August (1945) to observe the Liberation Day of Korea.

Often this public holiday in Korea is not called as National Day. Nonetheless, the banks, schools as well as other public buildings would be closed.

The 1st of January is celebrated as The New Year in Korea to mark the beginning of a new calendar year.

May Day can be another countrywide holiday in Korea which is observed to commemorate the successes of the labour movement.
Festivities In Korea
Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the nations around the world and observed on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus.

The Orthodox Christian and Western-Roman Catholic patronal feast day or 'name day' are celebrated in each place's patron saint's day, in accordance with the Calendar of saints.

The most important holidays for Muslims in Korea are Eid ul-Fitr. This is celebrated straight after the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha which is celebrated at the conclusion of the Hajj.

Diwali (Festival of Light) is probably the significant holidays observed by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs who reside in Korea.

Jews who live in Korea observe many festivals: the Passover (Spring Feasts of Pesach) and Shavuot, the Rosh Hashanah (beginning of the Year), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Sukkot (Tabernacles), and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly).
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More information about the public holidays including school holidays term dates in Korea can be found at http://Korea.PublicHolidaysCalendar.com
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