Korean New Year
Korean New Year is held on February 1. It is based on the Chinese lunisolar calendar. This event in the first decade of the month february is annual.
Korean New Year (설날) generally occurs in January or February on the second new moon after the winter solstice, unless there is an intercalary eleventh or twelfth month in the lead-up to the New Year. In such a case, the New Year falls on the third new moon after the solstice.
Similar holidays and events
Little New Year in Japan on January 16 (小正月 koshōgatsu);
Rissun - Early Spring on February 4 (Risshun - リッスン - New Year in Japan);
Samiljeol in South Korea on March 1 (also celebrated in North Korea);
White Day in Japan on March 14 (also South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and China on March 14, one month after Valentine's Day - ホワイトデ);
Historic start of the new year on March 25 (Lady Day in England, Wales, Ireland, and the future United States until the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752. The year 1751 began on 25 March; the year 1752 began on 1 January. It is one of the four Quarter days in Ireland and England)