National Foundation Day
National Foundation Day is a public holiday in South Korea on October 3. Also known by the name Gaecheonjeol Day. This holiday celebrates the creation of the state of ancient Korea (Gojoseon) founded by Dangun Wanggeom in the year 2333 BCE. Gaecheonjeol" means "Heaven-opened Day.
Where :
All Over South Korea
When :
October 3rd
More Details :
Go-Joseon, or Old Korea (2333 - 206 BC), was the first Korean kingdom. According to popular legend, Korea was founded in southern Manchuria in the basins of the Liao and Taedong Rivers. Foundation day in South Korea is a National public holiday. The day celibrated with various activities like public speeches, Taekwon-do and other performances by various artists. All schools, public offices and private offices remain closed to honor the South Korean Founding day.
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References :
Wikipedia : National Foundation Day
See the dates on which National Foundation Day is celebrated :

National Foundation Day

Year Month Day Day of Week
2005 October 03 Monday
2006 October 03 Tuesday
2007 October 03 Wednesday
2008 October 03 Friday
2009 October 03 Saturday
2010 October 03 Sunday
2011 October 03 Monday
2012 October 03 Wednesday
2013 October 03 Thursday
2014 October 03 Friday
2015 October 03 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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