Long Weekend Ahead w/ August 29, 30 Holidays

Philippine Holidays
Philippine Holidays

The Philippines, which has long been thirsty for a long weekend since the new administration whose stance is not keen on moving Philippine holidays 2011, is getting a 4-day long weekend this August 29 & 30.

Malacanang Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte announced over the weekend that a four-day long weekend towards the end of August is set as August 29 (Monday) marks National Heroes’ Day while August 30 (Tuesday) is the end of Ramadan (observance of Eid ul-Fitr).

In contrast, the start of Ramadan – August 1 – will not be declared a Philippine holiday this 2011. Both Augugst 29 & 30, 2011 have been declared non-working holidays.

15 thoughts on “Long Weekend Ahead w/ August 29, 30 Holidays

  1. Gogo G@go is damn right~, we should focus more on work than go on leave, ‘yan ang problema ko dito sa atin puro holidays, nakakabuwisit, kaya di tayo umaasenso, ang tatamad~~~~

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