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BIPOD 2020

Maqamat
Date
Nov 25 - Dec 1, 2020
Hour
4:00 PM
Organizer
Maqamat
Organizer
Maqamat
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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.

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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...

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...

Dance

Normal

Cie AliasGuilherme Botelho

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

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Morning Coffee with Guilherme Botelho

Mia HabisGuilherme Botelho

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

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Cartes Sur Table

Peggy OlislaegersMélanie DemersDavy BrunAmy Bell

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

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...

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Morning Coffee with Māha

Mia HabisMitra Ziaie KiaHiva SedaghatAmirhossein Taghavi

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

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The Aftermath of a Masked World

Omar RajehPeggy OlislaegersStéphane Malfettes

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

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...

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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Maqamat

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. It emerged as a major organization in the creation and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon and the region. Maqamat 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 online platform Citerne.live.

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Organized by

Maqamat Beit El Raqs
Maqamat

In collaboration with

Théâtre Forum Meyrin
Les SUBS
Lebanese American University
Tarte Aux Poires
Masahat Dance Network

With The Support of

Prohelvetia
Ministère de la Culture
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Institut Francais Liban
Culture +
Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon
Arab Fund for Arts and Culture
Culture Resource
Goethe Institut
Nationales Performance Netz
Neu Start Kultur

Benefactors

Warde
Saadallah & Loubna Khalil Foundation

Media Partners

Reviving Beirut Arts & Culture
Mirros Communication & Media

Sponsor

ASV
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