PUBLISHED ON: March 18, 2021
LAST UPDATED ON: May 1, 2021
Araw ng Kagitingan is a Regular Holiday celebrated on 9 April 2021 (Friday) in the Philippines.
The phrase "Araw ng Kagitingan" is Filipino for "Day of Valor". The day is also for the remembrance of the fall of Bataan in World War II.
When is Araw ng Kagitingan celebrated in the Philippines?
The celebration of Araw ng Kagitingan Holiday is a fixed date and annually celebrated on 9 April.
Regular Holiday Pay Computation for Araw ng Kagitingan
How to compute Holiday Pay for Araw ng Kagitingan?
The computation of the Regular Holiday pay is dependent upon several factors. Read more about what you should receive by clicking on this link.
Legal Basis for the declaration of Araw ng Kagitingan as a Regular Holiday
What Law was passed for Araw ng Kagitingan to be celebrated as a Regular Holiday?
Araw ng Kagitingan was first declared as a Legal Holiday, which now termed as a Regular Holiday, on 6 April 1961 through Republic Act (RA) 3022. The day was originally for the remembrance of "Bataan Day".
The Holiday is a fixed date and would always be celebrated on 9 April of every year.
What are other Holidays celebrated in the Philippines?
Click on the following link to read more about other Holidays and Special Non-Working days in the Philippines.
Proclamations that include Araw ng Kagitingan as a Regular Holiday
|2021||Proclamation No. 986, s. 2020||9 April (Friday)||-|
|2020||Proclamation No. 845, s. 2019||9 April (Thursday)||-|
|2019||Proclamation no. 555, s. 2018||9 April (Tuesday)||-|
|2018||Proclamation no. 269, s. 2017||9 April (Monday)||-|
|2017||Proclamation No. 50, s. 2016||9 April (Sunday)||-|
|2016||Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015||9 April (Saturday)||-|
|2015||Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014||9 April (Thursday)||-|
|2014||Proclamation No. 655, s. 2013||9 April (Wednesday)||-|
|2013||Proclamation No. 459, s. 2012||9 April (Tuesday)||-|
|2012||Proclamation No. 295, s. 2011||9 April (Monday)||-|
|2011||Proclamation No. 84, s. 2010||9 April (Saturday)||-|
|2010||Proclamation No. 1841, s. 2009||9 April (Friday)||-|
Vyron earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from De La Salle University – Manila and placed 9th in the 1st Psychometrician Board Exam held on 2014. A Human Resource Practitioner and an aspiring Attorney. He writes and answers questions regarding Human Resource Management for fun.
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