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.
Barangay I (Pob.)
Barangay II (Pob.)
Barangay III (Pob.)
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