Philippine Holidays 2022

Philippine Holidays 2022 is now officially out! President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation 1236. In the said proclamation, it lists down the regular holidays, non-working days, and special working days for the year 2022. However, the president will issue separate proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr, and Eid’l Adha after the dates of these Islamic holidays are determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar or the lunar calendar. The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos shall inform the Office of the President of the dates on which these holidays will fall in 2021.

Regular Philippine Holidays 2022:

New Year’s Day – January 1 (Saturday)
Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Saturday)
Maundy Thursday – April 14
Good Friday – April 15
Labor Day – May 1 (Sunday)
Independence Day – June 12 (Sunday)
National Heroes Day – August 29 (last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day – November 30 (Wednesday)
Christmas Day – December 25 (Sunday)
Rizal Day – December 30 (Friday)

Special Non-Working Days

Chinese New Year – February 1 (Tuesday)
EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary – February 25 (Friday)
Black Saturday – April 16
Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Sunday)
All Saints’ Day – November 1 (Tuesday)
Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary – December 8 (Thursday)

Special Working Days

All Souls’ Day – November 2 (Wednesday)
Christmas Eve – December 24 (Saturday)
Last day of the year – December 31 (Saturday)

Furthermore, the proclamation reads “For the country to recover from the adverse economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a need to encourage economic productivity by, among others, minimizing work disruption and commemorating some special holidays as special (working) days instead”.

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