February 28, March 2, 7, 8, 17, 21 and 24, 2017 Declared Special Holiday in Select Areas

Malacañang Palace has declared February 28, March 2,7,8,17, 21 and 24, 2017 as special non-working holiday in selected areas for the celebration of important events.

Acting Executive Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra through the authority of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed proclamations No. 152-160, declaring special non-working day in Escalante City in Negros Occidental, La Union, Samal City, Basilan, Tayug in Pangasinan, Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro, Tangub City, Compostela Valley and Tabaco City in Albay.

Proclamation No. 152: Escalante City, Negros Occidental will celebrate Charter Day on Tuesday, February 28.

Proclamation No. 153: Celebration of the 167th Founding Anniversary of La Union Province on Thursday, March 2.

Proclamation No. 154: Celebration of the Charter Anniversary of the Island Garden City of Samal on Tuesday, March 7.

Proclamation No. 155: Celebration of the 43rd Founding Anniversary of the Province of Basilan on Tuesday, March 7.

Proclamation No. 156: Founding Anniversary of the Municipality of Tayug, Pangasinan on Friday, March 17.

Proclamation No. 157: Celebration of the 19th Founding Anniversary of the City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro on Tuesday, March 21.

Proclamation No. 158: Celebration of the Charter Day in the City of Tangub on Tuesday, February 28.

Proclamation No. 159: Celebration of 19th Foundation Anniversary and the 10th Bulawan Festival of the Province of Compostela Valley on Wednesday, March 8.

Proclamation No. 160: Celebration of the Foundation Anniversary of the City of Tabaco, Province of Albay on Friday, March 24.

OTHER SPECIAL HOLIDAYS PER REPUBLIC ACT (waiting for official proclamation this year):

Republic Act No. 9191: March 1 of every year is hereby declared a special non-working holiday in the City of Muntinlupa to be known as “Muntinlupa City Charter Day” in order to commemorate the Charter Anniversary of the said city.

Republic Act No. 7551: March 16 of every year as “Araw ng Davao,” a special non-working public holiday in Davao City

Republic Act No. 7679: An act declaring March 27 (Monday this 2017) of every year a special non-working public holiday in San Juan City to commemorate the anniversary and formation as an independent municipality by virtue of Philippine Commission Act No. 1625.

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