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Is March 19, 2024, a holiday in the Philippines?

is march 19 2024 a holiday in the philippines

The Philippine official gazette has declared March 19 a special non-working holiday not in the whole Philippines, but exclusively in the City of Canlaon, Province of Negros Oriental.

This holiday, as per Proclamation No. 484, s. 2024, is only in the said city and is in line with the celebration of its Pasayaw Festival 2024.

According to the proclamation signed by the President and Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin, “it is but fitting and proper that the people of the Municipality of Bauko be given full opportunity to participate in the occasion and enjoy the celebration.”

The declaration emphasizes that designating March 19 as an additional special non-working holiday aims to provide the people of Canlaon with a full opportunity to partake in the celebration surrounding their Festival.

Meanwhile, below is the list of Regular Holidays and Special non-working days in 2024 for your guide:

Regular Holidays in 2024

  • New Year’s Day – January 1 (Monday)
  • Maundy Thursday – March 28
  • Good Friday – March 29
  • Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9 (Tuesday)
  • Labor Day – May 1 (Wednesday)
  • Independence Day – June 12 (Wednesday)
  • National Heroes Day – August 26 (Monday)

Special non-working days in 2024

  • Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21 (Wednesday)
  • All Saints’ Day – November 1 (Friday)
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary – December 8 (Sunday)
  • Last day of the year – December 31 (Tuesday)

Additional Special non-working days in 2024

  • Chinese New Year – February 10 (Saturday)
  • Black Saturday – March 30
  • All Souls’ Day – November 2 (Saturday)
  • Christmas Eve – December 24 (Tuesday)

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