Holiday Guide for Philippines in 2020

Philippines 2020
Philippines
2020

Philippines information

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Population: 103.28m
Capital: Manila
Calling Code: (63)
Time Zone: +8 UTC
Currency: Philippine peso
Language: English

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Philippines List of National Holidays in Philippines in 2020

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Philippines: Araw ng Bagong Taon. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Chinese New Year


Chinese New Year

Philippines: Chinese New Year 2018 is the year of the brown earth dog

People Power Revolution


People Power Revolution

Philippines: The EDSA Revolution was a series of popular demonstrations in the Philippines that began in 1983 and culminated in 1986

Davao City Day

 Long Weekend! 
Davao City Day

Davao: This special non-working day marks the creation of the City of Davao on 16 March 1936.

Maundy Thursday


Maundy Thursday

Philippines: Huwebes Santo. Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

The Day of Valor


The Day of Valor

Philippines: Araw ng Kagitingan commemorates the fall of the Bataan peninsula during the second world war.

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Philippines: Biyernes Santo. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Black Saturday


Black Saturday

Philippines: Day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week. Commemorates the day that Jesus Christ's body lay in the tomb

Labor Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labor Day

Philippines: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Eid'l Fitr

 Long Weekend! 
Eid'l Fitr

Philippines: The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

Philippines: Celebrates the Philippine Declaration of Independence on 12 June 1898

Manila Day


Manila Day

Manila (NCR): Manila Day is a public holiday that honours the 1571 founding of the city by Miguel López de Legaspi.

Eidul Adha

 Long Weekend! 
Eidul Adha

Philippines: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar.

Ninoy Aquino Day

 Long Weekend! 
Ninoy Aquino Day

Philippines: The holiday commemorates the assassination of former Senator Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino, Jr. on August 21st 1983

National Heroes' Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Heroes' Day

Philippines: Celebrated on the last Monday in August, this holiday was established to honour the efforts of all national heroes

All Saints' Day


All Saints' Day

Philippines: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

All Souls' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Souls' Day

Philippines: Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

Bonifacio Day

 Long Weekend! 
Bonifacio Day

Philippines: Known in the Philippines as 'Araw ng Kapanganakan ni Bonifacio', this day commemorates the birth of Andrés Bonifacio on November 30th 1863

Immaculate Conception Day


Immaculate Conception Day

Philippines: It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Christmas Eve


Christmas Eve

Philippines: Christmas Eve marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

Philippines: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Rizal Day


Rizal Day

Philippines: Commemorates the execution of José Rizal by the Spanish on December 30th 1896

New Year's Eve


New Year's Eve

Philippines: The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties as midnight approaches

Notes

  • The Labor Code of the Philippines specifies two types of holidays: the 'regular holiday' and the 'special non-working day'. There is a difference in the pay that employers are required to pay between the two type of holidays.