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Schedule of Public Holidays for 2019

The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo will be closed to the public in observance of the following public holidays.

January 01 Tuesday New Year’s Day PHL
January 14 Monday Coming of Age Day JPN
February 11 Monday National Foundation Day JPN
February 25 Monday EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary PHL
April 09 Tuesday Araw ng Kagitingan PHL
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday PHL
April 19 Friday Good Friday PHL
April 29 Monday Showa Day JPN
April 30 Tuesday Japanese Public Holiday * JPN
May 01 Wednesday Accession of the New Emperor of Japan * JPN
May 02 Thursday Japanese Public Holiday * JPN
May 03 Friday Constitution Memorial Day JPN
May 06 Monday Children’s Day ** JPN
June 19 Wednesday Independence Day *** PHL
July 15 Monday Marine Day JPN
August 26 Monday National Heroes Day PHL
September 16 Monday Respect for the Aged Day JPN
September 23 Monday Autumnal Equinox Day JPN
October 14 Monday Health and Sports Day JPN
November 01 Friday All Saint’s Day PHL
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day PHL
December 30 Monday Rizal Day PHL
December 31 Tuesday Last day of the year PHL

*The Japanese Government declared in December 2018 the dates from 30 April to 02 May 2019 as official holidays in observance of the Imperial Accession of Crown Prince Naruhito as Emperor of Japan.  

**Children’s Day is a national holiday in Japan and will be celebrated on Sunday, 05 May 2019. When national holidays fall on a Sunday, the nearest weekday after that day is declared a holiday in Japan.

***The embassy will host the diplomatic reception in Tokyo to celebrate the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence on 19 June 2019 due to the availability of the venue.

The above holidays do not include unforeseen non-working holidays which may be declared by the Philippine and Japanese Governments.

Tokyo, 13 September 2018

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