MALACAÑANG released on Friday, November 15, Proclamation 845, providing the list of regular holidays and special non-working days for 2020.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed the proclamation on November 15.
It declares the following as regular holidays:
January 1 (Wednesday) – New Year’s Day
April 9 (Thursday) – Araw ng Kagitingan and Maundy Thursday
April 10 – Good Friday
May 1 (Friday) – Labor Day
June 12 (Friday) – Independence Day
August 31 (Monday) – National Heroes Day
November 30 (Monday) – Bonifacio Day
December 25 (Friday) – Christmas Day
December 30 (Wednesday) – Rizal Day
Special non-working days are as follows:
January 25 (Saturday) – Chinese New Year
February 25 (Tuesday) – Edsa People Power Revolution Anniversary
April 11 – Black Saturday
August 21 (Friday) – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1 (Sunday) – All Saints Day
December 8 (Tuesday) – Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary
December 31 (Thursday) – Last Day of the Year
Proclamation 845 also declares November 2 (Monday) and December 24
(Thursday) next year as additional special non-working days.
The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of the Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha will be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic Holidays have been determined, in accordance with the Islamic calendar or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations whichever is possible or convenient. (NASE/SunStar Philippines)