The Philippine government has just recently declared that this coming October 26, 2012, that would be Friday is a regular holiday.
October 26, 2012 is Philippine Regular Holiday (image from sportivostlucia.com)
This declaration by the government is in observance of the Muslim festival Eidul Adha or Feast of Sacrifice. The Republic Act or RA 9896 states the following:
“The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) recommended that the observance of Eidul Adhabe on 26 October 2012 and the Eidul Adha prayer be performed on the final declaration of the Saudi Government.”