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Atmosphere of madness, in an arena of cockfighting, in the Philippines! This video was shot in 2008 on the small island of Siquijor, in the Visayas. Sensitive souls refrain.
Fighting roosters: the video
In February 2008, I told you from the Philippines about my visit to the cockfighting arena from the village of Enrique Villanueva, on the island of Siquijor. After the story and the photos, here is finally the video!
You will be able to get an idea of the atmosphere of madness (almost exclusively male) that reigns around these gallinace well edgy. In the Philippines, these cockfights are the subject of passionate betting. Some bet very big and leave more than feathers.
[EDIT, January 2018: Forgive the poor quality of these images, filmed with a modest compact camera with a 480 or 640 pixel video mode, I do not remember, at a time when 4K did not exist yet. where the iPhone3G would become the new technological jewel in fashion.]
To read also → Well sharpened feathers by my fellow Quebec journalist Marie-Julie Gagnon, who bounces on my article in her blog Taxi Brousse, to take stock of the situation of cockfighting in the world ...