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List of Holidays in the Philippines on 2016

The Philippine government has released the list of holidays next year. So sad, many holidays falls on a Sunday. :-) But anyhow, here's the list.

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day January 1 (Friday)
Maundy Thursday March 24
Good Friday March 25
Araw ng Kagitingan April 9 (Saturday)
Labor Day  May 1 (Sunday)
Independence Day June 12 (Sunday)
National Heroes Day August 29 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day  November 30 (Wednesday)
Christmas Day  December 25 (Sunday)
Rizal Day December 30 (Friday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

Chinese New Year February 8 (Monday)
EDSA People Power Revolution February 25 (Thursday)
Black Saturday March 26
Ninoy Aquino Day  August 21 (Sunday)
All Saints Day  November 1 (Tuesday)

Additional special (non-working) days

January 2 (Saturday)
October 31 (Monday)
December 24 (Saturday)
December 31 (Saturday)

The dates for Muslim holidays Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall be declared later.

Please take note that provinces, cities and municipalities also have their own local holidays. The list above were national holidays.

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