Ready for 2013 Holidays?

Any holiday plans for 2013? This might help.

Malacanang Palace has just released Proclamation No 459 enumerating the list of holidays for 2013. Just 4 long weekends but a possible 6 if PNoy declares two Muslim holidays Eid al Fitr and Eid al Adha to fall on a Monday.

Eid al Fitr should be anywhere between August 7-9. Eid al Adha should be between October 14-16 come next year.

Officially declared as holidays for 2013 are the following dates. Start planning your vacations now!

A. Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day January 1 (Tuesday)
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 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day November 30 (Saturday)
Christmas Day December 25 (Wednesday)
Rizal Day December 30 (Monday)

B. Special (Non-Working) Days

Black Saturday March 30
Ninoy Aquino Day August 21 (Wednesday)
All Saints Day November 1 (Friday)
Additional special (non-working) days
All Souls Day November 2 (Saturday)
Last Day of the Year December 24 (Tuesday) and December 31 (Tuesday)

C. Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary February 25 (Monday)



About lifeisacelebration

Retired early, but still active. Very involved in celebrating life! I love traveling because I always come back with less cobwebs in my mind. It is as if I empty my mind of all clutter upon departure, and fill it with many happy memories upon arrival. I also like the idea that life is so focused on the present, and my senses are all playing to listen, feel , see, smell and taste everything novel or not so new. The fact that I only have to choose from a limited wardrobe, or use the same pair of shoes throughout my holiday , or work and survive on a single budget make life so much simpler. Sure, you sometimes get a raw deal in a few trips, or feel hassled by flight delays and cancellations, but the joys and simplicity of the present far outweigh the negatives. Oh, btw, I always end up gaining more friends after each trip. Many I kept......
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