Friday, January 15, 2010

Arnis is now the National Sport

Arnis, a traditional Filipino martial art that uses rattan sticks as weapon, is now the country's national sport.
President Arroyo has signed Republic Act 9850 declaring arnis as national martial art and sport of the country, Press Secretary Cerge Remonde announced Friday.
Remonde, an enthusiast of arnis, said he was happy with the signing of the law that made his childhood sport the national sport.
Read the complete article at Manila Bulletin

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