Philippine News Agency – President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued a proclamation declaring all national holidays to be observed for the year 2015.
Malacañang on Wednesday released a copy of Proclamation No. 831, which was signed by the President on July 17. The proclamation listed 18 holidays, with eight long weekends to be expected next year.
Regular Holidays on 2015 includes New Year’s Day – January 1; Maundy Thursday – April 2; Good Friday – April 3; Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9; Labor Day – May 1; Independence Day – June 12; National Heroes Day – August 31; Bonifacio Day – November 30; Christmas Day – December 25; and Rizal Day – December 30.
Special non-working days are Chinese New Year – February 19; Black Saturday – April 4; Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21; and All Saints Day – November 1. Additional are: January 2; December 24; and December 31.
Special holiday only for all schools is EDSA Revolution Anniversary – February 25.
Meanwhile, the proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall be issued after the dates have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar.
The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos is tasked to inform the Office of the President on which days the two holidays will fall.