Official Holidays in the Philippines 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017, is a Special (Non-Working) Holiday to commemorate the 34th Death Anniversary of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” S. Aquino Jr.

Monday, August 28, 2017, is National Heroes’ Day, which is annually celebrated every Fourth Monday of August.

Walang pasok: Hunyo 26 para sa Eid’l Fitr
No work or classes for the Muslim end of Ramadan on June 26.

Inilabas ng Malacañang ang Proclamation No. 235 na nagdedeklara na regular holiday ang Hunyo 26 para sa pagdiriwang ng Eid’l Fitr ng mga Muslim.

Ang deklarasyon ay naaayon sa Republic Act 9177, Eid’l Fitr o ang Feast of Ramadhan kung saan ito ang pagtatapos ng Ramadan.

“Whereas, the entire Filipino nation should have the full opportunity to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in peace and harmony in the observance and celebration of Eid’l Fitr.”

Sa Article 169 ng 1977 Presidential Decree 1083 ay nakasaad na kinikilala ang Eid al-Fitr bilang isa sa mga legal Muslim holidays.

Ang mga magtatrabaho sa naturang araw ay makatatanggap ng 200 porsiyento ng kanilang arawang kita.

Official Holidays in the Philippines 2017

Dates still being confirmed, particularly the moveable holidays… Additional holidays will be added.

January 1 (Sunday)
New Year’s Day
Regular Holiday

January 2 (Monday)
Public Holiday
Special Non-Working Day

January 28 (Saturday)
Chinese New Year
Special Non-Working Day

February 25 (Saturday)
EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
Special Non-Working Day

April 9 (Sunday)
Araw ng Kagitingan
Regular Holiday

April 13 (Thursday)
Maundy Thursday
Regular Holiday

April 14 (Friday)
Good Friday
Regular Holiday

April 15 (Saturday)
Black Saturday

May 1 (Monday)
Labor Day

June 12 (Monday)
Independence Day

June 26 (Monday)
Ramadan Eid al-Fitr
Wakas ng Ramadan / Pagtatapos ng Pag-aayuno

August 21 (Monday)
Ninoy Aquino Day

August 28 (Monday)
National Heroes Day
Last Monday of August

September 1 (Friday)
Eidul Adha

October 31 (Tuesday)
Additional special (non-working) holiday

November 1 (Wednesday)
All Saints Day

November 30 (Thursday)
Bonifacio Day

December 25 (Monday)
Christmas Day

December 30, Saturday
Rizal Day

December 31, Sunday
Last Day of the Year

Citing Republic Act 9849. the Palace said the country recognizes Eid’l Adha or Feast of Sacrifice as one of the two greatest feasts of Islam.

Eid’l Adha commemorates Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Ishmael, in obedience to the order of Allah.