July 29, 2014 holiday declared for Eid'l Fitr celebration

July 29, 2014 is regular holiday declared by Pres. Benigno Aquino III for the celebration of Eid'l Fitr ending the holy month of Ramadan.

MalacaƱang made the announcement Tuesday, July 15, five days after the chief executive signed Proclamation No. 826, pursuant to Republic Act 9177.

It was declared to "promote cultural understanding and integration" and so that "the entire Filipino nation should have the full opportunity to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in the observance and celebration of Eid'l Fitr", the proclamation stated.

Eid'l Fitr, the July 29, 2014 holiday, takes place three days after the month of fasting ends.

July 29, 2014 holiday Eid'l Fitr