Malacanang releases list of Philippine Holidays for 2016

The Office of the President on Wednesday August 26, 2016 has released the list of Philippine Holidays for the year 2016.

In Proclamation No. 1105 signed by the President on August 20, 2015, 19 dates were listed as regular (10) and special non working (9) holidays that shall be observed in the country in 2016. Four of the nine special non working holidays are additional days from the regular holidays of All Saint’s Day, Christmas, Rizal Day and New Year.

Meanwhile, EDSA People Power Revolution’s 30th anniversary commemoration on February 25 has been declared special non working holiday through out the country by the virtue of Proclamation 1071. In previous years, EDSA 1986 anniversary is only celebrated by the schools.

Muslim holidays of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha are yet to be determined based on the Islamic Calender. 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.

Here are the official regular and special non working holidays of the Philippines for 2016.

REGULAR HOLIDAY

January 1, 2016, Friday – New Year’s Day
March 24, 2016 – Maundy Thursday
March 25, 2016 – Good Friday
April 9, 2016, Saturday – Araw ng Kagitingan
May 1, 2016, Sunday – Labor Day
June 12, 2016, Sunday – Independence Day
August 29, 2016, Monday – National Heroes Day
November 30, 2016, Wednesday – Bonifacio Day
December 25, 2016, Sunday – Christmas Day
December 30, 2016, Friday – Rizal Day

SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAYS

January 2, 2016, Saturday – Additional special non-working day
February 8, 2016, Monday – Chinese New Year
February 25, 2016 – EDSA People Power Revolution
March 26, 2016 – Black Saturday
August 21, 2016, Sunday – Ninoy Aquino Day
October 31, 2016, Monday – Additional special non-working day
November 1, 2016, Tuesday – All Saints Day
December 24, 2016, Saturday – Additional special non-working day
December 31, 2016, Saturday – Additional special non-working day

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