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Philippine Holidays for 2012 as per Proclamation No. 295

Are you planning to travel in the next couple of months?

Visiting family and friends in the province? Do you want to experience the Philippines colorful festivals? Or maybe you want to explore the Philippines Wealth of Wonders?

Check the list of regular holidays, special non-working holidays and special holidays for schools for your travel preparation.

You can now start booking your airline tickets and arrange your itinerary for the upcoming long weekends.

The following regular holidays and special days for the year 2012 shall be observed in the country:

A. Regular Holidays
New Year’s Day
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Araw ng Kagitingan
January 1 (Sunday)
April 5
April 6
April 9 (Monday)
Labor Day
Philippine Independence Day
Eid’l Fitr 2012
Death anniversary- Benigno Aquino Jr.
National Heroes Day
Bonifacio Day
Christmas Day
Rizal Day
May 1 (Tuesday)
June 12 (Tuesday)
August 20 (Monday)
August 21 (Tuesday)
August 27 (Last Monday of August)
November 30 (Friday)
December 25 (Tuesday)
December 30 (Sunday)
B. Special (Non-Working) Days
Chinese New Year
Ninoy Aquino Day
All Saints Day
Additional special (non-working) day
Last Day of the Year
January 23 (Monday)
August 21 (Tuesday)
November 1 (Thursday)
November 2 (Friday)
December 31 (Monday
C. Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary
February 25 (Saturday)

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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