2015 Philippine Holidays

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The Philippine Holidays in 2015 have been declared by President Benigno Aquino III.
Last Wednesday, the Malacañang released a copy of Proclamation No. 831 which declares the national holidays to be observed for the year 2015.
The proclamation, signed by the President on July 17, listed 18 holidays, with eight long weekends to be expected next year.
A. Regular Holidays
New Year’s Day - 1 January (Thursday)
Maundy Thursday  - 2April
Good Friday  - 3April
Araw ng Kagitingan   - 9April (Thursday)
Labor Day   - 1May (Friday)
Independence Day   - 12June (Friday)
National Heroes Day  -  31August (Monday)
Bonifacio Day    -  30November (Monday)
Christmas Day  -  25December (Friday)
Rizal Day  -  30December (Wed)

B. Special (Non-Working) Days
Chinese New Year  -19February (Thursday)
Black Saturday  -4April
Ninoy Aquino Day   -21August (Friday)
All Saints Day  -1November (Sunday)

Additional special (non-working) days
2 January   (Friday)
24 December (Thursday)
31 December  (Thursday)

C. Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary - 25February (Wed)

Meanwhile, the national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha are yet to be determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar. The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos is tasked to inform the Office of the President on which days the two holidays
 will fall.

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