PortalSeven.com
Holiday Calendar
South Korea - 2014
  1.           Calendar          
  2.           Public Holidays List          
  3.           Holiday Information          
January
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
   1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 3031 
       
February
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
      1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28  
       
March
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
      1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31      
April
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
   1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30    
       
May
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
     1 2 3
456 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
       
June
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
1 2 3 4 5 67
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30      
       
July
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
   1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31   
       
August
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
      1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 1516
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31      
September
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
  1 2 3 4 5 6
789 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30     
       
October
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
    1 2 34
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  
       
November
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
      1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30      
December
 S 
 M 
 T 
 W 
 T 
 F 
 S 
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31    
       

Public Holidays in South Korea

Date Week Day Holiday
January - 01 Wednesday
January - 30 Thursday
January - 31 Friday
February - 01 Saturday
March - 01 Saturday
May - 05 Monday
May - 06 Tuesday
June - 06 Friday
August - 15 Friday
September - 07 Sunday
September - 08 Monday
September - 09 Tuesday
October - 03 Friday
October - 09 Thursday
December - 25 Thursday

Special Days in South Korea

Date Week Day Occasion
May - 01 Thursday Labor Day
Although Labor Day is not a national holiday, banks and business establishments are closed, and many people enjoy a day off.
May - 08 Thursday Parents' Day
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.
July - 17 Thursday Constitution Day
Commemorates the proclamation of the Constitution of the Republic of Korea that was made on July 17, 1948.

Stock Market Holidays in South Korea

Holidays in South Korea

New Year's Day
(Sin-jeong)
New Year's Day is the first day of the year. On the modern Gregorian calendar, it is celebrated on January 1.

Korean New Year's Day
(Seol-nal)
Also called "Seol" or "Gujeong". The first day of the lunar Korean calendar. It is the most important of the traditional Korean holidays, and is considered a more important holiday than the solar New Year's Day.

March 1st Movement
(Sam-il-jeol)
Independence(Declaration) Day
This day commemorates the March 1st Movement in 1919. On March 1 of this year, the Korean people declared their nation's independence from Japan. It was a catalyst for the establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea(April 13, 1919).

Children's Day
(Eo-rin-i-nal)
The day on which to esteem the personalities of children and plan for their happiness. In Korea, Children's Day started on May 1, 1922, when 8 persons including Bang Jeong-hwan declared the Day and held an anniversary. In 1946, the Day changed to May 5, and became a public holiday in 1975.

Buddha's Birthday
(Seok-ga-tan-sin-il)

Also called "Bucheonnim Osinnal (부처님 오신 날)" or "Sawol Chopail (사월 초파일,四月初八日). The birthday of the Gautama Buddha. In South Korea, Buddhism is the one of two major religions, with Christianity.

Memorial Day
(Hyeon-chung-il)
The day commemorates men and women who died while in military service or the independence movement. It originated from the traditional customs of Mangzhong, one of the 24 solar terms. On this day, national commemorating ceremony is held in National Cemetery.

Liberation Day
(Gwang-bok-jeol)
The day celebrates national liberation from Japan in 1945. On this day, Emperor Shōwa announced surrender and World War II ended. On the same day in 1948, the government of the Republic of Korea was established. The word "Gwangbok" means "restoration of light".

Harvest Festival
(Chu-seok)
Mid-Autumn Festival
Also called "Han-gawi (한가위)". Korean traditional Harvest Festival. With Seollal, it is one of the most important Korean traditional holidays. As a celebration of the good harvest, Koreans visit their ancestral hometowns and share a feast of Korean traditional food.

National Foundation Day
(Gae-cheon-jeol)
The day celebrates the foundation of Gojoseon, the first state of Korean nation. According to Samguk Yusa, Dangun founded Gojoseon on the 3rd day of 10th lunar month, 2333 BCE. Today, South Koreans celebrate their national foundation on October 3 in solar calendar, for convenience's sake. "Gaecheonjeol" means "Heaven-opened Day".

Christmas
(Seong-tan-jeol)

Christmas is commonly called "Seongtanjeol (성탄절,聖誕節)" in Korean(especially among Christians), but the official Korean name fixed by law is "Gidoktansinil"2. In South Korea, Christianity is the one of two major religions, with Buddhism.

  1.           Calendar          
  2.           Public Holidays List          
  3.           Holiday Information          
South Korea - 2014
     2012           2013           2014           2015           2016     
     
Location :      Year :      Get Calendar
     

2014 Holiday Calendars

Asia-Pacific   
Europe   
Americas   
Africa   
Monthly World Holidays   
*** Notes *** Please note that the holiday calendar is based on estimate only. This is not official calendar. We do not and can not guarantee the accuracy of this public holiday calendar.

If you think that the data is not correct, please report it to contact@portalseven.com and we will take necessary steps to update the data.