Not much long weekends: 2013 holiday list out
By Kim Arveen Patria | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Sat, Sep 1, 2012
Pinoys can start planning their 2013 vacations, as Malacanang issued Saturday the list of holidays for 2013.
Under Proclamation 459, the Philippines will only get three long weekends next year.
These include weekends preceding Feb. 25, (Monday) which has been declared a special holiday for the EDSA Revolution Anniversary, and Dec. 30 (Monday), which is a regular holiday for Rizal Day.
Holidays declared in observance of the Maundy Thursday and Good Friday (Mar. 28 and 29) also extend the weekend succeeding it.
Complete list of 2013 holidays:
A. Regular Holidays
New Year’s Day, Jan. 1 (Tuesday)
Maundy Thursday, Mar. 28
Good Friday, Mar. 29
Araw ng Kagitingan, Apr. 9 (Tuesday)
Labor Day, May 1 (Wednesday)
Independence Day, June 12 (Wednesday)
National Heroes Day, Aug. 26 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day, Nov. 30 (Saturday)
Christmas Day, Dec. 25 (Wednesday)
Rizal Day, Dec. 30 (Monday)
B. Special (Non-Working) Days
Black Saturday, Mar. 30
Ninoy Aquino Day, Aug. 21 (Wednesday)
All Saints Day, Nov. 1 (Friday)
Additional special (non-working) days
-Nov. 2 (Saturday)
-Dec. 24 (Tuesday)
Last Day of the Year, Dec. 31 (Tuesday)
C. Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary, Feb. 25 (Monday)
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