2013 Philippines Holidays

President Aquino has proclaimed the 2013 Philippines Public Holidays under Presidential Proclamation 459

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day – January 1 (Tuesday)
Maundy Thursday – March 28
Good Friday – March 29
Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Tuesday)
Labor Day – May 1 (Wednesday)
Independence Day – June 12 (Wednesday)
National Heroes Day – August 26 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day –  November 30 (Saturday)
Christmas Day –  December 25 (Wednesday)
Rizal Day – December 30 (Monday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

Black Saturday – March 30
Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Wednesday)
All Saints Day – November 1 (Friday)
Additional special (non-working) days – November 2 (Saturday)
– December 24 (Tuesday)
Last Day of the Year – December 31 (Tuesday)

Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Monday)

Muslim Holidays

The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which day the holiday shall fall.



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