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Isang Dula: Makata’y Mandirigma, Mandirigma’y Makata


The DVD of the “Makata’y Mandirigma, ang Mandirigma’y Makata” (The Poet is a Guerrilla, the Guerrilla is a Poet), is now available for sale.

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, Adora,poet, political detainee, husband and father.

If you wish to buy copies of the musicale’s DVD please contact:
International Committee DEFEND at: [email protected]
Telephone No.: +31-(0)30-8895306