WATCH: Balagtasan with The Makatas
MANILA, Philippines – Just before Buwan ng Wika comes to a close, artists from The Makatas come to the Rappler HQ to talk about the art of balagtasan and perform a piece or two.
Balagtasan is a Filipino debate done in verse – an art that most might remember only from their younger years in elementary and high school.
Why is balagtasan important and what role does it play in modern-day Philippines?
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