In conformity with Presidential Proclamation No. 831, the Department of Education, Philippines announced last August 4, 2014 the calendar schedule of regular holidays, special holidays and special non-working holidays for all schools for the year 2015.
DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro said that -“Information crucial to planning should be distributed with urgency; it steers decision-making functions and policies to their most efficient positions. It is a way to ensure that we are proactive in delivering the education agenda.” The list will guide both private and public schools in planning their academic calendars.
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The list of holidays are as follows:
New Year’s Day - 1 January (Thursday)
Maundy Thursday - 2 April
Good Friday - 3 April
Araw ng Kagitingan - 9 April (Thursday)
Labor Day - 1 May (Friday)
Independence Day - 12 June (Friday)
National Heroes Day - 31 August (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day - 30 November (Monday)
Christmas Day - 25 December (Friday)
Rizal Day - 30 December (Wednesday)
SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAYS
Chinese New Year - 19 February (Thursday)
Black Saturday - 4 April
Ninoy Aquino Day - 21 August (Friday)
All Saints Day - 1 November (Sunday)
Special non-working days - 2 January (Friday)
SPECIAL HOLIDAY FOR ALL SCHOOLS
EDSA Revolution Anniversary - 25 February (Wednesday)
The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) will issue and announce the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha at a later date.