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BIPOD 2020

Maqamat
Date
Nov 25 - Dec 1
Hour
4:00 PM
Organizer
Maqamat
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The festival

BIPOD - Beirut International Platform of Dance has played a major role in the development and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon. It was founded, by Maqamat (www.maqamat.org) in 2004, and has become one of the most awaited dance festivals in the region. It attracts around 5000 spectators each year and offers a rich international program of local and international performances, debates, video dance, conferences and workshops. From November 25 to December 1, the 16th edition of BIPOD will be hosted at Les Subsistances in Lyon and live streamed in real time from six different cities on www.citerne.live.

BIPOD
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BIPOD 2020 Opening | Concerns Out Loud

Maqamat

For the opening of BIPOD 2020 the directors of the Beirut International Platform of Dance, Mia Habis & Omar Rajeh, would like...

BIPOD
Free
Film Essay

Mediterranean

Talal Khoury

The blue waters of the Mediterranean hold the secrets of more than a thousand deaths. In this meditative visual essay, we con...

BIPOD
Dance

Normal

Cie Alias

All things are cyclical, everything has an end; all things ultimately depart and expire before re-emerging or being reborn un...

BIPOD
Conversations
Free

Morning Coffee with Guilherme Botelho

Mia Habis

Mia Habis, Director of BIPOD festival, meets the artists for a coffee. She wants to know more and discover things about their...

BIPOD
Conversations
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Cartes Sur Table

Peggy Olislaegers

In the panel discussion “Cartes Sur Table” we will discuss the kind of relationships and conversations needed these days. How...

BIPOD
Dance

Azi Dahaka

Māha

The piece is inspired by a symbolic Iranian myth about a Persian king who trans- forms into a three-headed monster, witnessin...

BIPOD
Conversations
Free

Morning Coffee with Māha

Mia Habis

Mia Habis, Director of BIPOD festival, meets the artists for a coffee. She wants to know more and discover things about their...

BIPOD
Conversations
Free

The Aftermath of a Masked World

Peggy Olislaegers

In the panel discussion “The Aftermaths of a masked World” , focusing on what it means to be an artist these days, we start o...

BIPOD
Dance

Press

Pierre Rigal

Press plays with the image of the modern man in its huge triviality and at the same time in its mysterious complexity. The bo...

BIPOD
Documentary

Be Sideways

Stephane Darioly

In April 2016, the company embarked on a unique adventure: participate in a meeting between professionals from different regi...

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The Company

Maqamat moved to Lyon in 2020 in the perspective of developing its creative and cultural projects in France and internationally. The company counts more than twenty choreographic creations in its repertoire and enjoys great recognition around the world. Maqamat was initially founded in 2002 in Beirut by choreographer Omar Rajeh. Maqamat emerged as a major organization in the creation and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon and the region. Maqamat have founded major dance projects such as BIPOD-Beirut International Platform of Dance, Takween, an intensive training program, and Moultaqa Leymoun, a showcase platform supporting artists from different Arab countries.

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