Wednesday, August 26, 2015

2016 Regular Holidays and Special Non-working Days

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Planning for your trip next year? Here's the list of Official Regular and Special Holidays in the Philippines in 2016 as per Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015 signed by the President.  




The following regular holidays and special holidays for the year 2016 shall be observed in the Philippines:

Regular Holidays:



New Year’s Day
1
January (Friday)
Maundy Thursday
24
March
Good Friday
25
March
Araw ng Kagitingan
9
April (Saturday)
Labor Day
1
May (Sunday)
Independence Day
12
June (Sunday)
National Heroes Day
29
August (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day
30
November (Wednesday)
Christmas Day
25
December (Sunday)
Rizal Day
30
December (Friday)

Special (Non-Working) Days


Chinese New Year
8
February (Monday)
EDSA People Power Revolution
25
February
Black Saturday
26
March
Ninoy Aquino Day
21
August (Sunday)
All Saints Day
1
November (Tuesday)
Additional special (non-working) days
2
January (Saturday)
31
October (Monday)
24
December (Saturday)
31
December (Saturday)

"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 of the actual dates on which these holidays shall respectively fall."