Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War

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Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 조국해방전쟁 승리 기념일
Hancha 祖國解放戰爭 勝利 紀念日
Revised Romanization Joguk haebang jeonjaeng seungri gineomil
McCune–Reischauer Choguk haebang chŏnjaeng sŭngni kinyŏmil
Victory Day Rehearsal, Pyongyang, 2012.jpg
A rehearsal for Victory Day in Pyongyang, 2012
Observed by North Korea
Significance Armistice of the Korean War
Observances Ceremonies at the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Memorial
Date July 27
Next time 27 July 2018 (2018-07-27)
Frequency Annual

The Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War (Victory Day) is a national holiday in North Korea celebrated on July 27 to mark the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement which brought a cease fire to the Korean War that took place 1950–1953.[1][2] On this day ceremonies are held at the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Memorial.

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  1. ^ 조국해방전쟁 승리의 날 [Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War Day] (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2014-10-11. 
  2. ^ Se Young Lee; Maxim Duncan. "Kim Jong Un visits war graves ahead of North Korea's 'Day of Victory'". NBC News. Retrieved 16 September 2014.