Philippine Holidays 2015 now available (Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014)

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The list of Philippine holidays 2015 is now available after Malacañang Palace issued Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014 last Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, known as “Declaring the Regular Holidays, Special (Non-Working) Days, and Special Holiday (For All Schools) for the year 2015” lists a total of 10 possible long weekends.

Philippine Holidays 2015

Following are the lists of regular holidays, special (non-working) holidays, and special holiday (for all schools):

Regular Holidays

  • New Year’s Day – 1 January (Thursday)
  • Maundy Thursday – 2 April
  • Good Friday – 3 April
  • Araw ng Kagitingan – 9 April (Thursday)
  • Labor Day – 1 May (Friday)
  • Independence Day – 12 June (Friday)
  • National Heroes Day – 31 August (Last Monday of August)
  • Bonifacio Day – 30 November (Monday)
  • Christmas Day – 25 December (Friday)
  • Rizal Day – 30 December (Wednesday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

  • Chinese New Year – 19 February (Thursday)
  • Black Saturday – 4 April
  • Ninoy Aquino Day – 21 August (Friday)
  • All Saints Day – 1 November (Sunday)

Additional special (non-working) days

  • 2 January (Friday)
  • 24 December (Thursday)
  • Last Day of the Year – 31 December (Thursday)

Special Holiday (For All schools)

  • EDSA Revolution Anniversary – 25 February (Wednesday)

Section 2 of Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014 said, “The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which days the holidays shall respectively fall”.

Expected Dates:

  • Eid’l Fitr – 17 July 2015
  • Eidul Adha – 24 September 2015

Expected Long Weekends

  • January 1-4, 2015 (New Year)
  • April 2-5, 2015 (Holy Week)
  • May 1-3, 2015 (Labor Day)
  • June 12-14, 2015 (Independence Day)
  • August 21-23, 2015 (Ninoy Aquino Day)
  • August 29-31, 2015 (National Heroes Day)
  • November 28-30, 2015 (Bonifacio Day)
  • December 24-27, 2015 (Christmas)

Here’s the scanned copy of Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014.

Philippine Holidays 2015 Schedule

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