Military Foundation Day

Military Foundation Day is a public holiday in North Korea, and it is observed on April 25 each year.

Military Foundation Day celebrates the anniversary when the Korean People's Revolutionary Army (KPRA) was founded on April 25, 1932, which was the name of the Korean units of the Northeast Anti-Japanese United Army. The Northeast Anti-Japanese United Army was formed by various anti-Japanese volunteer armies in 1931.

Korean People's Revolutionary Army was the predecessor of the modern Korean People's Army (KPA), which was formally established on February 8, 1948. Military Foundation Day has been an official holiday in North Korea since 1996.

The following is the list of Military Foundation Day in North Korea from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
Military Foundation DayApr 25, 2022Monday
Military Foundation DayApr 25, 2023Tuesday
Military Foundation DayApr 25, 2024Thursday
Military Foundation DayApr 25, 2025Friday
Military Foundation DayApr 25, 2026Saturday

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