Black Saturday April 7, 2012 Holiday Philippines
April 3, 2012
President Noynoy Aquino has declared April 7, 2012 a non-working day holiday.
“Our people must be given the full and uninterrupted opportunity to ponder on the significance of the Holy Week and to properly observe its traditions with religious fervor, without prejudice to public interest,” he said.
April 9 (Monday) is also a holiday in observance of Araw ng Kagitingan.