↑ Return to Marinduque Province

Print this Page

Gasan, Marinduque

Gasan, Marinduque

Gasan is a third class municipality in the province of Marinduque.
Marinduque is an island province of the Philippines located in Region IV-B MIMAROPA region of Luzon.

Gasan is divided into 25 barangays.

Antipolo
Bachao Ibaba
Bachao Ilaya
Bacong-Bacong
Bahi
Bangbang
Banot
Banuyo
Bognuyan
Cabugao
Dawis
Dili
Libtangin
Mahunig
Mangiliol
Masiga
Matandang Gasan
Pangi
Pinggan
Tabionan
Tapuyan
Tiguion
Barangay I (Pob.)
Barangay II (Pob.)
Barangay III (Pob.)

Information:

There are three main festivals celebrated in Gasan:

  • Araw ng Gasan: The Araw ng Gasan commemorates the town’s founding nearly 400 years ago as a Spanish pueblo by Father Juan Rosado in honor of Saint Bernard of Marinduque.
  • Gasang-Gasang Festival: The Gasang-Gasang Festival celebrates the origins of the name “Gasan”. Sponsored by the Gasan Culture and Arts Foundation, it is held after the Moriones Festival, and festival features a live dance competition.
  • Moriones Festival: Like all other municipalities in Marinduque, Gasan celebrates the Moriones Festival during the Holy Week. A parade of “morions”, or Roman soldiers, is conducted in downtown Gasan, as well as the Gasan cenaculo at Guingona Park on Good Friday.

A youtube video taken in 2010 by Rob Trent

Location:

[script][/script]

(Post Rating: 1 - 1 - 6,090)


Permanent link to this article: http://www.in-philippines.com/luzon/marinduque-province/gasan-marinduque/