Liberation Day
South Korea celebrete Liberation Day 15th August. On this day, the country gets complete freedom from Japan. South Korea get its independence on August 13, 1948. However, it is officially celebrated on the August 15.
Where :
All Over South Korea
When :15 th August
15 August declared as the public holiday all over the country. On this day shops and offices are closed and people in the country all come together to celebrate Independence Day with great joy and enthusiasm. On this day the whole country looks very beautiful. National flag was hoisted in order to show the respect to the heroes of the country, Thus, the homage to all the freedom fighters is paid on this day.
More Details :
The Liberation Day of South Korea commemorates the freedom from decades of Japanese occupation and the formation of the South Korean republic. The official Independence Day of South Korea is celebrated on 15th August, though the actual day of independence was on August 13th 1948. For political reasons chose 15th August, instead of 13th as the official Independence Day of South Korea.
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References :
Wikipedia : Independence Day
See the dates on which Independence Day is celebrated :

Liberation Day

Year Month Day Day of Week
2005 August 15 Monday
2006 August 15 Tuesday
2007 August 15 Wednesday
2008 August 15 Friday
2009 August 15 Saturday
2010 August 15 Sunday
2011 August 15 Monday
2012 August 15 Wednesday
2013 August 15 Thursday
2014 August 15 Friday
2015 August 15 Saturday
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
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