Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival 2018

Year 8 of Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival. An annual celebration of tasteful Music, Arts & Culture at the grass-terraced Malasimbo Amphitheater overlooking Puerto Galera Bay

MARCH 23~25. 2018 SEE YOU AT WHITE BEACH^^

  The regular holidays are: 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has released the list of holidays for 2018.

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation No. 269 on July 17. It was released for public dissemination on Wednesday, July 19.

 The regular holidays are:

January 12018, Monday – New Year’s Day
March 29, 2018 – Maundy Thursday
March 30, 2018 – Good Friday
April 9, 2018, Monday – Araw ng Kagitingan
May 1, 2018, Tuesday – Labor Day
June 12, 2018, Tuesday – Independence Day
August 27, 2018, last Monday of August – National Heroes’ Day
November 30, 2018, Friday – Bonifacio Day
December 25, 2018, Tuesday – Christmas Day
December 30, 2018, Sunday – Rizal Day

Special (non-working) days:

February 16, 2018, Friday – Chinese New Year
February 25, 2018, Sunday – EDSA Revolution Anniversary
March 31, 2018 – Black Saturday
August 21, 2018, Tuesday – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1, 2018, Thursday – All Saints’ Day
December 31, 2018, Monday – last day of the year

Additional special (non-working) holidays:

November 2, 2018, Friday
December 24, 2018, Monday

Proclamations to declare national holidays for Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha follow after approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined.

2016 Philippine Holidays

2016 Philippine Holidays

Heads up! Here’s your chance to plan your holidays in advance.

Malacañang has released Proclamation No. 1105, dated August 20, 2015, issued to the public, Wednesday, August 26. The proclamation lists all the regular holidays and special non-working days for 2016.

Next year, Filipinos can look forward to long weekends on the following dates: January 1 – 3, February 6 – 8, March 24 – 27, August 27 – 29, October 29 – November 1, and December 30, 2016 – January 2, 2017.

January 2, October 31, December 24, and December 31 have been declared as additional special non-working days in order to “strengthen family ties by providing longer New Year, All Saints’ Day, and Christmas weekends and will promote domestic tourism as well.”

Proclamations to declare national holidays for Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall follow after approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined.

Holidays and special non-working days are as follows:

2016 holidays

Attractions

Attractions
Diving, Island Hopping, Trekking, Jet Skiing, and Kayaking are among the many activities you can do in Puerto Galera. Here are some destinations you for you to check out.

TAMARAW FALLS
TUKARAN FALLS & RIVER

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About 15 kilometers away from the town proper, its natural beauty and pristine clear water makes it as one of favorite attraction of tourists, there are picnic huts, a shower room, and a recreational hall that leads down towards the falls.

ANINUAN FALLS
ANINUAN FALLS
Approximately 2 kilometers from White Beach and can be reached by trekking on the riverside through lush jungles.

TUKARAN FALLS & RIVER
TUKARAN FALLS & RIVER
Tukuran River is about 25 kilometers from the town proper. Experience the rich green vegetation while riding in a kangga(a cart pulled by a carabao)

EXCAVATION MUSEUM
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excavation
A short walk from the Immaculate Concepcion Church, it houses artifacts and antiques excavated within the municipality. The precious jars are clear manifestation that indeed Puerto Galera was a trading port between China, Malay and other Asian continents.

CORAL GARDENS

Corals and coral reefs can be viewed nearTangalan point, San Antonio point, Medio Island, Minolo Paradise and in Sabang Plateau.You’ll see fishes of varied kinds and colors zigzagging through reefs and corals.

MANGYAN SETTLEMENT

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The Baclayan/TalipananMangyan Settlements are areas you can visit where the native tribes reside

BEACHES

White sand beaches and attractive coral deposits line the entire coasts of Puerto Galera. Most famous are White Beach, Big and Small Lalaguna, Talipanan, Aninuan, Haligue, Long Beach, Dulangan(Bulabod), Boquete and Villaflor.

LIGHTHOUSE

Located in Sinandigan, the lighthouse offers a stunning view of Isla Verde and the dive sites located nearby.

PONDEROSA
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PONDEROSA
Located 2,000 ft. above sea level, all inland bays and coves of the town are easily captivated here. A 9-hole golf course and a clubhouse with a spectacular view can be enjoyed by guests of the resort.

MANGROVER FOREST PARK
MANGROVER FOREST PARK
A protected area where you will find exotic and massive trees of different species.

PARADISE ZOO
PARADISE ZOO
More than 1,000 reptiles and other animals are waiting for your visit. close to king cobras, black mambas, giant snakes, spitting cobras and lizards. Guided tours are available at the zoo.

HISTORICAL SITES

1. Black Rice and the Cross with two Canyons at Muelle, Poblacion.
2. Garita or Guardhouse at Behiya, Lalaguna that was the guarding point for the entry of pirates and marauders to the coves of Puerto Galera.

Holidays in Philippines in 2015

Holidays in Philippines in 2015

 

Date Weekday Holiday name Holiday type
Jan 1 Thursday New Year’s Day Regular Holiday
Jan 2 Friday Special non-working day after New Year Special Non-working Holiday
Jan 3 Saturday Maulid un-Nabi Common Local holidays
Jan 15 Thursday Pope’s Visit (Public holiday in Manila) Observance
Jan 16 Friday Pope’s Visit (Public holiday in Manila) Observance
Jan 17 Saturday Pope’s Visit (Public holiday in Manila) Observance
Jan 18 Sunday Pope’s Visit (Public holiday in Manila) Observance
Jan 19 Monday Pope’s Visit (Public holiday in Manila) Observance
Feb 19 Thursday Chinese Lunar New Year’s Day Special Non-working Holiday
Feb 25 Wednesday People Power Anniversary Observance
Mar 20 Friday March equinox Season
Apr 2 Thursday Maundy Thursday Regular Holiday
Apr 3 Friday Good Friday Regular Holiday
Apr 4 Saturday Holy Saturday Special Non-working Holiday
Apr 5 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
Apr 9 Thursday The Day of Valor Regular Holiday
May 1 Friday Labor Day Regular Holiday
May 16 Saturday Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj Common Local holidays
Jun 12 Friday Independence Day Regular Holiday
Jun 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
Jul 19 Sunday Eidul-Fitar Common Local holidays
Aug 21 Friday Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working Holiday
Aug 30 Sunday National Heroes Day Regular Holiday
Aug 31 Monday National Heroes Day holiday Regular Holiday
Sep 23 Wednesday September equinox Season
Sep 24 Thursday Id-ul-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) Common Local holidays
Oct 15 Thursday Amun Jadid Muslim, Common Local holidays
Nov 1 Sunday All Saints’ Day Special Non-working Holiday
Nov 2 Monday All Souls’ Day Observance
Nov 30 Monday Bonifacio Day Regular Holiday
Dec 22 Tuesday December Solstice Season
Dec 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Special Non-working Holiday
Dec 24 Thursday Maulid un-Nabi Common Local holidays
Dec 25 Friday Christmas Day Regular Holiday
Dec 30 Wednesday Rizal Day Regular Holiday
Dec 31 Thursday New Year’s Eve Special Non-working Holiday