Malacanang Releases Official List of Philippines 2011 Holidays

By on Dec 20, 2010 in Announcement, Events, Holidays, Local, National, Politics Comments

Malacañang releases the official list of Philippines 2011 Holidays today.

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As per Official Gazette post, President Benigno S. Aquino III signed Proclamation No. 84 entitled DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2011 today.

According to the Proclamation No. 84, the Philippines 2011 holiday are categorized into three: Regular Holidays, Special Non-Working Days and Special Holiday (for all schools).

The following days will be Regular Holidays:

  • New Year’s DayJanuary 1 (Saturday)
  • Araw ng KagitinganApril 9 (Saturday)
  • Maundy Thursday April 21
  • Good FridayApril 22
  • Labor DayMay 1 (Sunday)
  • Independence DayJune 12 (Sunday)
  • National Heroes DayAugust 29 (Last Monday of August)
  • End of Ramadan (Eid’l Fitr)August 30 (Tuesday)
  • Bonifacio DayNovember 30 (Wednesday)
  • Christmas DayDecember 25 (Sunday)
  • Rizal DayDecember 30 (Friday)

The following days are Special Non-Working Days:

  • Ninoy Aquino DayAugust 21 (Sunday)
  • All Saints DayNovember 1 (Tuesday)
  • Last Day of the YearDecember 31 (Saturday)

And a day will be Special Holiday (for all schools):

  • EDSA Revolution AnniversaryFebruary 25 (Friday)

The proclamation also have provisions for the national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha, but the exact date is still to be determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar.

Update April 29, 2011
June 20, 2011 (Monday) is a non working holiday in celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal.

Update August 2, 2011
August 30, 2011 (Tuesday) is a non working holiday in celebration of the end of Ramadan (Eid’l Fitr) as per Proclamation No. 234.

Update October 10, 2011
October 31, 2011 (Monday) is a special non-working holiday as per Proclamation No. 265.

Update October 22, 2011
November 7, 2011 (Monday) is regular holiday in celebration of Eidul Adha as per Proclamation No. 276.

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