List of Philippine holidays for 2014
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - September 30, 2013 - 2:20pm

MANILA, Philippines - Still a few months before 2014, President Benigno Aquino III has already declared at least 18 national holidays to be observed next year.

Aquino signed on  September 25 Proclamation No. 655, which declares the holidays including the Chinese New Year and Decembers 24 and 26.

The Proclamation said the Chinese New Year is one of the most revered and festive events celebrated not only in China but also in the Philippines.

"The joint celebration is a manifestation of our solidarity with our Chinese-Filipino brethren who have been part of our lives in many respects as a country and as a people; 31 January 2014 may be declared as a special (non-working) day without detriment to public interest," the Proclamation read.

The Proclamation also said Decembers 24 and 26 shall be declared as additional special non-working holidays nationwide "to foster closer family ties and enable our countrymen to observe Christmas more meaningfully."

Meantime, the proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall be issued after their dates have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar.

REGULAR HOLIDAYS    
New Year’s Day January 1 Wednesday
Araw ng Kagitingan April 9 Wednesday
Maundy Thursday April 17 Thursday
Good Friday April 18 Friday
Labor Day May 1 Thursday
Independence Day  June 12 Thursday
National Heroes Day  August 25 Monday
Bonifacio Day November 30 Sunday
Christmas Day December 25 Thursday
Rizal Day  December 30 Tuesday
     
SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAYS    
Chinese New Year January 31 Friday
Black Saturday April 19 Saturday
Ninoy Aquino Day August 21 Thursday
All Saints' Day November 1 Saturday
Additional special non-working day December 24 Wednesday
Additional special non-working day December 26 Friday
Last Day of the Year December 31 Wednesday
     
SPECIAL HOLIDAY (for all schools)    
EDSA Revolution Anniversary February 25 Tuesday

 

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