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Five-day holiday during the Lent

It’s not going to be just four, but five days in the long Holy Week holiday next week.

The three contiguous national holidays for April are as follows:

April 5, 2012 – Maundy Thursday

April 6, 2012 – Good Friday

April 9, 2012 (Monday) – Araw ng Kagitingan

Proclamation No. 295 has said the following regular holidays and special days for the year 2012 shall be observed in the country:

A. Regular Holidays
New Year’s Day
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Araw ng Kagitingan
January 1 (Sunday)
April 5
April 6
April 9 (Monday)
Labor Day
Independence Day
National Heroes Day
Bonifacio Day
Christmas Day
Rizal Day
May 1 (Tuesday)
June 12 (Tuesday)
August 27 (Last Monday of August)
November 30 (Friday)
December 25 (Tuesday)
December 30 (Sunday)
B. Special (Non-Working) Days
Chinese New Year
Ninoy Aquino Day
All Saints Day
Additional special (non-working) day
Last Day of the Year
January 23 (Monday)
August 21 (Tuesday)
November 1 (Thursday)
November 2 (Friday)
December 31 (Monday
C. Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary February 25 (Saturday)