#WalangPasok on August 10,14,15,16,17,20,21,27,30, 2018: Regular Holidays and Special Holidays in Selected Areas

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang Palace through Proclamation Nos. 545 to 552 series of 2018 declared August 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20 & 30 , 2018 as special non-working days at selected areas due to celebrations of various important events.

Regular holidays have also been declared on August 21 & 27, 2018 nationwide.

Special non-working and regular holidays are specifically declared on the following dates for the celebration of respective occasions. Likewise, classes and work cancellations shall be observed.

  • Proclamation No. 552 – Special non-working day in the Municipality of Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on Thursday, August 30, 2018 for the celebration of 61st Founding Anniversary/ 7th “Hamungaya Festival”
  • Proclamation No. 551 – Special non-working day in the Davao City on Friday, August 17, 2018 and Monday, August 20, 2018 for the celebration of “Kadayawan Festival”
  • Proclamation No. 550 – Special non-working day in the Tuguegarao City on Thursday, August 16, 2018 for the celebration of Pavvurulun “Afi” Festival
  • Proclamation No. 549 – Special non-working day in the Province of Bulacan on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 for the celebration of  its Founding Anniversary
  • Proclamation No. 548 – Special non-working day in the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 for the celebration of Araw ng Sto. Tomas
  • Proclamation No. 545 – Special non-working day in the Municipality of Gumaca, Quezon on Friday, August 10, 2018 for the celebration of Lorenzo Tañada, Sr. Day
  • Special Non Working day in the country on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, for the celebration of Ninoy Aquino Day.
  • Proclamation No. 556 – Regular Holiday in the country on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 for the celebration of Eid’l Adha or Feast of Sacrifice (Date to confirm)
  • Regular Holiday in the country on  Monday, August 27, 2018 for the celebration of National Heroes Day


Palace said that it is but fitting and proper that the people from above-mentioned cities be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasions with appropriate ceremonies.

Here is the matrix of special non-working days mentioned above courtesy of Malacañang:

DateProclamation No.HolidayLocationCelebration
Thursday, August 30, 2018552Special Non-WorkingMunicipality of Isulan, Sultan Kudarat61st Founding Anniversary/ 7th Hamungaya Festival
Friday, August 17, 2018551Special Non-WorkingDavao CityKadayawan Festival
Monday, August 20, 2018551Special Non-WorkingDavao CityKadayawan Festival
Thursday, August 16, 2018550Special Non-WorkingTuguegarao CityPavvurulun “Afi” Festival
Wednesday, August 15, 2018549Special Non-WorkingProvince of BulacanFounding Anniversary
Tuesday, August 14, 2018548Special Non-WorkingMunicipality of Sto. Tomas, Davao del NorteAraw ng Sto. Tomas
Friday, August 10, 2018545Special Non-WorkingMunicipality of Gumaca, QuezonLorenzo Tañada, Sr. Day
Tuesday, August 21, 2018556Regular HolidayNationwideEid’l Adha
Tuesday, August 21, 2018Special Non-WorkingNationwideNinoy Aquino Day
Monday, August 27, 2018Regular HolidayNationwideNational Heroes Day

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