[KOREAN 2020 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS]
One of the purposes of traveling or studying abroad is encountering and experiencing a different culture of other countries. So if you are planning to trip or study abroad to South Korea, knowing the official Korean holidays makes our travel or our studies more enjoyable by experiencing their traditional customs and ceremonies at the same time.
South Korea has 11 official holidays a year. Public Holidays in Korea commonly called as “Red Days” as this how they are usually coloured in printed calendar. The Korean government has announced that from the second half of 2014 onwards, if the date of Seollal, Chuseok, and Children’s Day falls on Sunday, then the holiday will be extended to Monday. Until the middle of 2014, holidays are observed from the calendar date. If the date falls on Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.