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LIST: Regular, special non-working holidays for 2023

/ 04:48 PM August 23, 2022
If you’re looking for a sign to book a vacation for next year, this might be it. 

These tourists enjoy a walk with their pet along Boracay’s white sand beach. Since travel restrictions have been eased, the island resort in Malay, Aklan, has been seeing a steady increase in visitors, most of them local tourists. INQUIRER file photo / JACK JARILLA

MANILA, Philippines — If you’re looking for a sign to book a vacation for next year, this might be it.

The Palace released on Tuesday the list of regular and special non-working holidays for 2023.

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Under Proclamation No. 42, signed by Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez, the following dates are declared regular holidays and special non-working days for next year.

Regular Holidays

  • New Year’s Day – January 1 (Sunday)
  • Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Sunday)
  • Maundy Thursday – April 6
  • Good Friday – April 7
  • Labor Day – May 1 (Monday)
  • Independence Day – June 12 (Monday)
  • National Heroes Day – August 28 (Last Monday of August)
  • Bonifacio Day – November 30 (Thursday)
  • Christmas Day – December 25 (Monday)
  • Rizal Day – December 30 (Saturday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

  • EDSA People Power anniversary – February 25 (Saturday)
  • Black Saturday – April 8
  • Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Monday)
  • All Saints’ Day – November 1 (Wednesday)
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary – December 8 (Friday)
  • Last Day of the Year – December 31 (Sunday)
  • Additional Special (Non-working) Day – November 2 (Thursday)

According to the document, separate proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eidul Fitr and Eidul Adha shall be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar, or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient.

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