Buddha's Birthday
Buddha’s birthday (Seokka Tanshin-il),the birthday of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama is celebrated on the 8th day of 4th lunar month. This is the official holiday in South Korea.
Where :
All Over South Korea
When :
In Korea the birthday of Buddha is celebrated according to the Lunisolar calendar. This day is called Seokga tansinil, meaning "the day of Buddha's birthday" Bucheonim osin nal meaning "the day when Buddha arrived".
More Details :
Lotus lanterns cover the entire temple throughout the month which are often flooded down the street. On the day of Buddha's birth, many temples provide free meals and tea to all visitors. The breakfast and lunch provided are often sanchae bibimbap.
Images :
References :
Wikipedia : Buddha's Birthday
See the dates on which Buddha's Birthday is celebrated :

Buddha's Birthday

Year Month Day Day of Week
2005 May 15 Sunday
2006 May 05 Friday
2007 May 24 Thursday
2008 May 12 Monday
2009 May 02 Saturday
2010 May 21 Friday
2011 May 10 Tuesday
2012 May 28 Monday
2013 May 17 Friday
2014 May 06 Tuesday
2015 May 25 Monday
Related Holidays :
New Year's Day March 1st Movement Liberation Day Memorial Day National Foundation Day
Seollal Chuseok Childrens Day Buddha's Birthday Christmas
South Korea Holidays List
Holiday List 2008 Holiday List 2009 Holiday List 2010