Dance company

Maqamat is a dance company that was established in Beirut in 2002 by Omar Rajeh and moved to Lyon in 2020 in the perspective of developing its creative and cultural projects in France and internationally. It played a major role in the organization, creation and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon and the region. It has founded major dance projects such as BIPOD-Beirut International Platform of Dance, Takween, an intensive training program, Moultaqa Leymoun, a showcase platform supporting artists from different Arab countries and more recently the digital platform

Video dance

Cameras of October

Yara BoustanyLayal BerberiNatasha KaramSilvia Giordano

Cameras of October is a project by Maqamat Beit El Raqs in collaboration with, supported by the UNESCO within #...


Anton Ovchinnikov

On February 24, 2022, on the evening of the day when Russia began its war of conquest with Ukraine, I urgently left Kyiv and ...

Live Streaming
Dance Festival
Round table
Studio Presentation

BIPOD 2022


This 18th edition of BIPOD takes place in Lyon & Beirut, with a live streaming program on digital platform. We g...

open studio

Cent Mille Façons de Parler

Omar Rajeh

'In the silence of love you will find the spark of life' - RUMI This open Studio is a short presentation of the work proces...

Dance Festival

BIPOD 2021| Architecture of a Ruined Body


For the 17th edition of BIPOD- Beirut International Platform of Dance, Maqamat company invites cultural partners in 8 differe...

Dance Festival

BIPOD 2020


BIPOD - Beirut International Platform of Dance has played a major role in the development and establishment of a contemporary...


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