Malacañang has released the list of official nationwide holidays for 2017. #Walangpasok
According to Proclamation 50, President Rodrigo Duterte approved 10 regular holidays and seven special non-working days for the year 2017.
The President has declared the following regular holidays and special days to be observed in the country this 2017. The announcement for national holidays Eid’lFitr and EidulAdha shall be done after their approximate dates have been determined in accordance with Islamic calendar.
Here is the list of the declared regular holidays:
- New Year’s Day – January 1 (Sunday)
- Special non-working holiday – January 2 (Monday)
- ArawngKagitingan – April 9 (Sunday)
- Maundy Thursday – April 13
- Good Friday – April 14
- Labor Day- May 1 (Monday)
- Independence Day- June 12 (Monday)
- National Heroes Day- August 28 (Monday)
- Bonifacio Day- November 30 (Thursday)
- Christmas Day- December 25 (Monday)
- Rizal Day- December 30 (Saturday)
Here is the list of the declared special non-working holidays:
- Chinese New Year – January 28 (Saturday)
- EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary- February 25 (Saturday)
- Black Saturday – April 15
- Ninoy Aquino Day- August 21 (Monday)
- All Saints Day- November 1 (Wednesday)
- Last Day of the Year- December 31 (Sunday)
- Additional special (non-working day)- October 31 (Tuesday)
For 2017, the Office of the President declared an additional holiday, October 31 to give Filipinos a longer time during the observance of All Saint’s day.