Philippine holidays and long weekends for 2015

Good News Students and Travelers! Malacañang released the list of official special school holiday for students, regular holidays and special non-working holidays for workers. The confirmed list of 2015 Philippine Holiday include 18 Holidays and 10 long weekends. Heres the list of Philippine National Holidays and long weekends for 2015 as declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014:

List of Philippine holidays and long weekends for 2015
List of Philippine holidays for 2015

Complete List of Philippine holidays and long weekends schedule for 2015

  • January 1, 2015, Thursday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)
  • January 2, 2015, Friday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)
  • February 19, 2015, Thursday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)
  • February 25, 2015, Wednesday – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday)
  • April 2, 2015, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)
  • April 3, 2015, Friday – Good Friday (Regular holiday)
  • April 4, 2015, Saturday – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)
  • April 9, 2015, Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)
  • May 1, 2015, Friday – Labor Day (Regular holiday)
  • June 12, 2015, Friday – Independence Day (Regular holiday)
  • August 21, 2015, Friday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)
  • August 31, 2015, last Monday of August – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)
  • November 1, 2015, Sunday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)
  • November 30, 2015, Monday – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)
  • December 24, 2015, Thursday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)
  • December 25, 2015, Friday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)
  • December 30, 2015, Wednesday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)
  • December 31, 2015, Thursday – Last day of the year (Special non-working day)

Beach Front at The District Boracay
Official National Holidays in the Philippines

Official list of regular holidays under Proclamation No. 831:

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

What’s the difference between a Regular Holiday and a Special Non-Working Day?

What’s the difference between a Regular Holiday and a Special Non-Working Day?

List of special non-working holidays for 2015:

  • January 2 – additional special non-working day after New Year
  • February 19 – Chinese New Year
  • April 4 – Black Saturday
  • August 21 – Ninoy Aquino Day
  • November 1 – All Saints Day
  • December 24 – additional special non-working day before Christmas
  • December 31 – additional special non-working day before New Year

List of Long Weekends for 2015:

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

The proclamations declaring the observance of Eid’l Fitr 2015 End of Ramadan and Eidul Adha as a National non-working Holiday shall be issued after their dates have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar.

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