Malacañang on Monday, September 30, announced Proclamation No. 665 signed by President Aquino on September 25, declaring the regular holidays, special (non-working) holidays, and special holidays (for all schools) for the year 2014.
It pays to plan vacation during the holidays ahead of time. Mark these dates to make the most out of them.
New Year’s Day – 1 January (Wednesday)
Araw ng Kagitingan – 9 April (Wednesday)
Maundy Thursday – 17 April
Good Friday – 18 April
Labor Day – 1 May (Thursday)
Independence Day – 12 June (Thursday)
National Heroes Day – 25 August (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day – 30 November (Sunday)
Christmas Day – 25 December (Thursday)
Rizal Day – 30 December (Tuesday)
Special (Non-Working) Days
Chinese New Year – 31 January (Friday)
Black Saturday – 19 April
Ninoy Aquino Day – 21 August (Thursday)
All Saints Day – 1 November (Saturday)
(non-working) days – 24 December (Wednesday)
– 26 December (Friday)
Last Day of the Year – 31 December (Wednesday)
Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary – 25 February (Tuesday)
Also included in the proclamation is the declaration of national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha but the dates shall be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined.
Three Long Weekends for 2014
There will be three long weekends for 2014: January for the Chinese New Year, April for Holy Week, and December for Christmas.