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Philippine holidays in April 2014

Philippine holidays for the observance of the Lenten season [Photo credit: www.giftofgrace.org]

There are four (4) holidays this month in pursuant to the Proclamation No. 655 signed by the President of the Republic of the Philippines last on September 25, 2013, in Manila. Here below are the holidays for the month of April: April 17, 2014 – Maundy Thursday (Regular Holiday) April 18, 2014 – Good Friday Continue Reading

Ready, get set, plan your vacation for 2014 Philippine Holidays

Plan your vacation leaves ahead [Photo credit: Getty Images, original photo]

Planning to have an ample time of vacation next year? Check the list of national holidays declared by the Malacañang Palace for 2014: JANUARY January 1, 2014, Wednesday – New Year’s Day (Regular Holiday) January 31, 2014, Friday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day) FEBRUARY February 25, 2014, Tuesday – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Holiday Continue Reading

Philippine Holidays in December 2013

Christmas Holidays in the Philippines [Photo credit: high-definition-wallpaper.com; modified]

As per writing, there are seven days to go before Christmas. And this month, four days were proclaimed non-working holidays, ideal to have time to spend with family and friends this season. These dates were declared through the Proclamation No. 459, s. 2012, “Declaring the regular holidays, special (non-working) days, and special holidays (for all Continue Reading

Plan ahead for Philippine Holidays 2014

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President Benigno Aquino III declared the official list of the Philippine regular and special non-working holidays for 2014 under the Proclamation No. 655 consisting of 18 holidays. Additional two (2) holidays will be announced soon to finalized Muslim holidays next year. The 18 holidays include the following: 1) January 1 (Wednesday) – New Year’s Day Continue Reading

Philippine Holidays for November 2013

2013 Nationwide Holidays [Photo credit: www.gov.ph]

As the end of October draws near, let us all be ready for the upcoming holidays for the month of November. Keep in mind as well that Christmas is also near. So, it’s shopping time for presents. Here below is the Proclamation no. 459 series of 2013. It includes the declaration of November 1, 2, Continue Reading

Non-working holidays in October

Mark your calendars. Holidays in October [Photo credit: asianjournal.com]

Two upcoming days this month of October are declared non-working holidays in the country by the Malacañang Palace. October 15, Tuesday, Id-ul-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is a four-day Islamic festival starting on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) Continue Reading

Philippine holidays Cebuanos will enjoy in August

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While the days are still far for you to plan your vacations ahead this month of August, there are lots of holidays to enjoy to spend more time with family members and friends during the second half of the year. August 6 Cebu Charter Day (Special non-working holiday) REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8952 AN ACT AMENDING Continue Reading

Philippine Holidays 2013 (Proclamation No. 459, s. 2012)

2013 Holidays [Photo credit: energizepinas.com]

Summer is over, and half of the year is nearly ending. Still, there are days we can enjoy great times with family and friends as holidays are coming for the other half of 2013. Check below the list of the Philippine Holidays 2013. Photo originated from here. Proclamation No. 459, s. 2012 MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA Continue Reading

Holidays in May: Labor Day and Election Day

Labor Day recognizes the efforts of workers worldwide. [Photo credit: iStockphoto.com; Marissa Allegra Williams]

Before the end of the month of April, people are now preparing to, again, plan for a Summer getaway this May since there are two non-working holidays along the way: Labor Day on May 1 and the May 13 Election Day, a public non-working holiday recently announced by the Office of the Philippine President. May Continue Reading

April 9 2013 – Day of Valor national holiday

Fall of Bataan historical marker, Bataan Capitolio [Photo credit: Ramon F. Velasquez, Wikipedia]

The “Day of Valor” or Araw ng Kagitingan, is a national holiday in The Philippines in observance of the Fall of Bataan during the World War II. On April 9, 2013, it will be the 71st anniversary of this historical event and is a regular holiday as signed by Pres. Benigno Aquino III on the Continue Reading

List of Philippine holidays for the remaining months of the year 2012

2012 Philippine Holidays [Photo credit: www.ringgoldatienza.com]

Sixty-seven days to go before the coming of the New Year, netizens are now preparing for the celebration of the many holidays all throughout the country: Halloween, Christmas holidays, and the New Year. Here are the remaining holidays of the year 2012, declared by the President from the Malacañan Palace. October 26, 2012 (Friday) October Continue Reading

Malacañang declares October 26, 2012 as a regular holiday throughout the Philippines

Ibrahim and Ismail Eid ul Adha [Photo credit: http://www.muslimfestivals.org]

October 26, 2012 is a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of the Eidul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice). Significance of Eidul Adha Commemoration of Ibrahim’s (Abraham’s) willingness to sacrifice his eldest son Ishmael in obedience to a command from Allah – and Ishmael’s acceptance of this command. Marks the end of the Pilgrimage to Continue Reading