August 9 2013 is a Holiday in the Philippines

Friday, August 2, 2013 |

Just yesterday, The palace declared August 9,2013 a Regular Holiday.

To those who wonder why, The said date denotes the end of the Holy Month of Ramadhan for our Muslim brothers.

Eid’l Fitr is celebrated by the Muslim World for three days after the end of the month of fasting.

Click the Link for proclamation posted on the Republic's Official Gazette

August 9, being a Friday, means its a long weekend for everyone. Yay!