Malacañang Releases List Of 2021 Holidays

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Malacañang on Monday released a copy of Proclamation 986, which enumerates the regular holidays and special non-working days for 2021.

The proclamation, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on July 30, takes effect “immediately.”

Under the proclamation, the following days are declared as holidays:

Regular Holidays

• January 1 – New Year’s Day
• April 1- Maundy Thursday
• April 2- Good Friday
• April 9 – Araw ng Kagitingan
• May 1 – Labor Day
• June 12 – Independence Day
• August 30 (last Monday of August) – National Heroes Day
• November 30 – Bonifacio Day
• December 25 – Christmas Day
• December 30 – Rizal Day

Special Non-Working Days

• February 12 – Chinese New Year
• February 25 – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
• April 3 – Black Saturday
• August 21 – Ninoy Aquino Day
• November 1 – All Saints’ Day
• December 8 – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
• December 31 – Last Day of the Year

Additional Special Non-Working Days

• November 2 – All Souls’ Day
• December 24 – Christmas Eve

The proclamations declaring national holidays for Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha will be issued subsequently, the Palace said.

Implementing guidelines for the proclamation will be promulgated by the Department of Labor and Employment, the proclamation read. (PNA)

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