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june 24 2017 holiday manila

#WalangPasok – June 24 2017 holiday in Manila

The City of Manila will be celebrating its 446th Foundation Day this June 24, Saturday. The day, more popularly known as Araw ng Maynila, is expected to be declared a special non-working holiday just like in previous years. The proclamation can come either from Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito

june 19 2017 holiday laguna

#WalangPasok – June 19 2017 declared a holiday in Laguna

The country will be marking the 156th birth anniversary of national hero Jose Rizal this June 19, Monday. The day is a special non-working holiday in Rizal’s home province Laguna, including his birthpace Calamba City. President Rodrigo Duterte made the declarations through Proclamation 222, which covers

Araw ng Kalayaan 2017

LONG WEEKEND – June 12 2017 declared a holiday

Filipinos will be marking the country’s 119th Independence Day (“Araw ng Kalayaan“) this coming June 12. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Kalayaan 2017: .” The day is a regular holiday as stipulated in President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 50, which he signed August of

march 27 2017 holiday san juan

March 27 2017 declared holiday in San Juan City

The people of San Juan City will be celebrating its 110th annual foundation day anniversary this March 27. “Araw ng San Juan” is a special non-working holiday in that part of Metro Manila as mandated in Republic Act (RA) 7669. The holiday will effectively give

march 22 2017 holiday in cavite

#WalangPasok – March 22 2017 declared holiday in Cavite

The Philippines will be marking the 148th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, officially recognized as the country’s first president, this March 22, Wednesday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in Aguinaldo’s home province of Cavite according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation

araw ng dabaw 2017 holiday

ARAW NG DABAW – March 16 2017 declared a holiday in Davao City

Davao City will be celebrating its 80th foundation anniversary this coming March 16, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday throughout the city according to Republic Act (RA) 7551. The law, which was enacted in 1992 during the term of then-President Corazon Aquino, can be read

january 16 2017 holiday batangas city

#WalangPasok – January 16 2017 declared a holiday in Batangas City

Batangas City will be celebrating its annual city fiesta this coming January 16, Monday. It has also been designated as Tourism and Cultural Day. In relation to that, the said day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 119,

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January 16 2017 declared a holiday in Navotas City

Navotas City will be marking its 111th foundation anniversary this January 16, Monday. That day has been declared a special non-working by President Rodrigo Duterte through Proclamation 120. The proclamation was signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in behalf of Duterte last December. Click here to read

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December 2 2016 declared a holiday in Pasay City

Pasay City will be celebrating its 153rd foundation anniversary this December 2, Friday. The day is almost certain to be declared a special non-working holiday just like in previous years. This was confirmed to The Filipino Scribe by a source working in the Office of

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BONIFACIO DAY – November 30 2016 declared a national holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 153rd birth anniversary of Spanish-era revolutionary leader and national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30, Wednesday. The day, commonly referred to as Bonifacio Day, is a national holiday as stipulated in President Benigno Aquino III’s 1105, which he signed August