Araw ng Kagitingan Holiday in the Philippines 2021

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

YearProclamationDateRemarks
2021Proclamation No. 986, s. 20209 April (Friday)-
2020Proclamation No. 845, s. 20199 April (Thursday)-
2019Proclamation no. 555, s. 20189 April (Tuesday)-
2018Proclamation no. 269, s. 20179 April (Monday)-
2017Proclamation No. 50, s. 20169 April (Sunday)-
2016Proclamation No. 1105, s. 20159 April (Saturday)-
2015Proclamation No. 831, s. 20149 April (Thursday)-
2014Proclamation No. 655, s. 20139 April (Wednesday)-
2013Proclamation No. 459, s. 20129 April (Tuesday)-
2012Proclamation No. 295, s. 20119 April (Monday)-
2011Proclamation No. 84, s. 20109 April (Saturday)-
2010Proclamation No. 1841, s. 20099 April (Friday)-

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