Are you or one of your family members attending one of The Best International Schools in South Korea? Learn more about the School Holidays in South Korea in 2020!
The school calendar has two semesters, the first extending from March through July and the second from September through February. There are summer and winter breaks, but 10 optional half days at the beginning and end of each break (which are attended by practically all students) reduce each of these biennial vacations to the remaining 10 days.
South Korea has 11 official holidays a year. And the biggest holidays are Seollal (Lunar New Year’s day) and Chuseok (Similar to Thanksgiving day).
School Holidays in South Korea 2020
*All dates are subject to errors and changes
|Winter holidays||from 16-12-2019|
|Seol-nal Holiday||from 24-01-2020|
|Lunar New Year|
|March 1st movement||01-03-2020||Independence Movement Day|
|Spring break||from 30-03-2020|
|National Assembly Election Day||15-04-2020|
|Buddha’s Birthday||30-04-2020||8th day of 4th lunar month|
|Labor Day||01-05-2020||Not an official holiday but widely observed|
|Summer break||from 22-06-2020|
|Harvest Moon Festival|
|National Foundation Day||03-10-2020|
|Hangeul Proclamation Day||09-10-2020|
|New Year’s Eve||31-12-2020|
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