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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Special and Regular Philippine Holidays 2012

Every January I always take note of the Philippine Holidays. If you are planning to go out of the country or just to have some Rest and Recuperation (r&r) then this Philippine Holiday list for 2012 will definitely help you plan your travel.

Most people doesnt have the luxury to travel or have a vacation whenever they want and knowing which dates will have a long weekends can give you more time to relax and explore new places without having to use or file for vacation in your office. Plus, you can enjoy your vacation with your family, friends or special someone since everyone will be free during long Holiday time. Listed below is the official list of 2012 Holiday in the Philippines.


New Year’s Day – January 1 (Sunday)

Maundy Thursday – April 5

Good Friday – April 6

Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Monday)

Labor Day – May 1 (Tuesday)

Independence Day – June 12 (Tuesday)

National Heroes Day – August 27 (Last Monday of August)

Bonifacio Day – November 30 (Friday)

Christmas Day – December 25 (Tuesday)

Rizal Day – December 30 (Sunday) B. Special (Non-Working) Days

Chinese New Year – January 23 (Monday)

Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Tuesday)

All Saints Day – November 1 (Thursday)

Additional special (non-working) day – November 2 (Friday)

Last Day of the Year – December 31 (Monday C. Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Saturday)SECTION

Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha - 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.Link to the Proclamation 295, s. 2011

So what are you waiting for? Plan ahead and do not forget to travel Philippines to see why Its more fun in the Philippines.

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