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Marianne Salazar, Contributor
 
December 01, 2012

Holidays to look forward to in 2013

Make sure to plan your vacations around these dates, FNites! By Marianne Salazar

2012 was a great time for Filipinos in terms of vacation time. We enjoyed a total of seven long weekends this year, giving us plenty of opportunities to go out of town or to spend quality time with loved ones. Now that we are inching toward the last few weeks of 2012, it would be great to check out the holidays the coming year has to offer.

It seems the Philippines will get fewer long weekends in 2013 in accordance with Proclamation 459. Maundy Thursday and Good Friday will fall on March 28 and 29, while National Heroes Day is set on August 26, the last Monday of August. The other lucky holidays are the EDSA Revolution Anniversary on February 25 and Rizal Day on December 30, both of which will fall on a Monday.

Malacañang also declared November 2 and December 24 as “additional special (non-working) days” so that people can celebrate All Saints Day and Christmas properly.

The dates of the Islamic feasts of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha are yet to be announced. They are to be recommended by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos “in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient.”

Scroll down below to see the full list of 2013 holidays:


REGULAR HOLIDAYS:
January 1 (Tuesday) – New Year’s Day
March 28 – Maundy Thursday
March 29 – Good Friday
April 9 (Tuesday) – Araw ng Kagitingan
May 1 (Wednesday) – Labor Day
June 12 (Wednesday) – Independence Day
August 26 (Last Monday of August) – National Heroes Day
November 30 (Saturday) – Bonifacio Day
December 25 (Wednesday) – Christmas Day
December 30 (Monday) – Rizal Day

SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS:
March 30 – Black Saturday
August 21 (Wednesday) – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1 (Friday) – All Saints Day
December 31 (Tuesday) – Last Day of the Year

ADDITIONAL SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS:
November 2 (Saturday)
December 24 (Tuesday)

SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS):
February 25 – EDSA Revolution Anniversary

(Photo courtesy of Photosteve101 via Flickr Creative Commons

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