Here's an article on Rakista that appeared on the Philippine Entertainment Portal. Yeah, baby!
Here's an exerpt. Click on the link above to read the whole thing.
The title is as straightforward as it gets. But TV5's newest hit series Rakista offers more than just rock music and young people trying to live up their dreams of making it big in the clichéd world of rock n' roll.
"Although the title speaks for itself na Rakista nga it's not really just about a rock band but a way of life na when you say r-a-k-e-n-r-o-l, na Filipino term for rock n' roll, term siya ng mga kabataan ngayon na parang let's just do our thing," explained director Wincy Ong, who is portraying the role of a drummer named Sven.
Rakista, he added, encourages young people to live outside the box and to take chances. "Take it as it comes," smiled Wincy.