philippines Holidays celebrated in the Philippines in 2014

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New Year’s Day / Araw ng Bagong Taon
Regular Holiday
First day of the New Year
Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Chinese Lunar New Year’s Day/ Araw ng Bagong Taon ng mga Tsino
Special Non-working Holiday
Friday, 31 January 2014

People Power Day / Araw ng People Power (Lakas ng Bayan)
School holiday
Commemoration of the 1986 People Power Revolution
Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Maundy Thursday / Huwebes Santo
Regular Holiday Thursday before Easter
Commemorates the Last Supper
Thursday, 17 April 2014

Good Friday / Biyernes Santo
Regular Holiday Friday before Easter
Commemoration of the death of Jesus Christ
Friday, 18 April 2014

Holy Saturday / Sabado de Gloria
Special Non-working Saturday before Easter
Day before Easter Sunday
Saturday, 19 April 2014

Easter Sunday / Linggo ng Pagkabuhay
Special Non-working Sunday
Commemoration of the Resurrection of Jesus
Sunday, 20 April 2014

Labour Day / Araw ng Manggagawa
Regular Holiday May 1
Thursday, 1 May 2014

Philippine Independence Day / Araw ng Kasarinlan
Regular Holiday
Anniversary of the Philippine Declaration of Independence
Thursday, 12 June 2014

Ninoy Aquino Day / Araw ng Kabayanihan ni Ninoy Aquino
Special Non-working Holiday
Death of Benigno Aquino, Jr.
Thursday, 21 August 2014

National Heroes’ Day / Araw ng mga Bayani
Regular Holiday
Commemorates the “Cry of Pugad Lawin” by the Katipunan
Monday, 25 August 2014

All Saints Day / Undas/Todos los Santos
Special Non-working Holiday
Remembrance of all the saints and dead
Saturday, 1 November 2014

All Souls Day / Araw ng mga Patay
Special Non-working Holiday November
Remembrance of the dead
Sunday, 2 November 2014

Bonifacio Day / Kaarawan ni Bonifacio
Regular Holiday
Birth date of Andres Bonifacio
Sunday, 30 November 2014

Christmas Eve / Noche Buena
Special Non-working Holiday
Day before Christmas
Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Christmas Day / Araw ng Pasko
Regular Holiday
Celebration of Christmas
Thursday, 25 December 2014

Special Day after Christmas / Pasko (pamamahinga sa trabaho)
Special Non-working Holiday
Celebration of Christmas
Friday, 26 December 2014

Rizal Day / Araw ng Kabayanihan ni Dr. Jose Rizal
Regular Holiday
Death anniversary of Philippines National hero José Rizal
Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Last Day of the Year / Bisperas ng Bagong Taon
Special Non-working Holiday
Celebration of New Year’s Eve; created as “filler” holiday between Rizal Day and New Year’s Day
Wednesday, 31 December 2014

2014 Islamic Holidays

Eidul Fitr / Wakas ng Ramadan
Regular Holiday in Observance of Eid’l Fitr
The End of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Eidul Adha / Pista ng Pagsasakripisyo
Regular Holiday
Honors the willingness of Ibrahim to obey Allah
Sunday, 5 October 2014