A progressive Filipino musical: Makata'y Mandirigma, Mandirigma'y Makata

Inspired by Jose Maria Sison's poem The Guerilla is Like a Poet, the musical play weaves together National Artist Prof. Bienvenido Lumbera's epic poetry and the libretto of Palanca award winner Edward Perez for a history of the national democratic movement. Makata'y Mandirigma, Mandirigma'y Makata is a cultural feast of activist songs, some vintage and many new ones, modern choreography with a hint of the revolutionary Peking opera style popular during the First Quarter Storm days, and a play with a central character, Ador, poet, political detainee, husband and father.

If you wish to buy copies of the musicale's DVD please contact: International Committee DEFEND at: defenddemrights@yahoo.com Telephone No.: +31-(0)30-8895306


AVAILABLE AT POPULAR BOOKSTORE AND OTHER MAJOR METRO MANILA BOOKSTORES, FROM JULY 15, 2013 ONWARDS

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VIDEOS: PALOMA POLO, JONAS STAAL, RICA NEPOMUCENO, PROF. SARAH RAYMUNDO, PEOPLE'S CHORALE