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BIPOD 2018 | Beirut International Platform of Dance

11 - 27 APRIL 2018

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BIPOD is back, and we are thrilled to present another rich and eclectic program that will celebrate dance in many different forms here in Beirut from 11 - 27 April 2018.

For this 14th edition, BIPOD will focus on female choreographers, include a feature on Italian artists, as well as showcase internationally acclaimed companies from Spain, Italy, Iceland, USA, Switzerland, Norway and Germany.

Maqamat will also organize the 7th Edition of Moultaqa Leymoun - Arab Dance Platform within BIPOD 2018, hosting 17 dancers and choreographers from different Arab Countries. This key event will once again showcase the diverse creative talent that exists within the region.

FULL DETAILED PROGRAM : http://bit.ly/2FCZWnD

FOR MORE INFORMATION
info@maqamat.org | 71 616 624 | Facebook: maqamat dance theatre | Twitter: @maqamat | Instagram: #maqamat_dance_theatre #bipod2018

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| PERFORMANCES |

11 April | 8.30PM | D BEIRUT
SOL PICÓ (SP) - WE WOMEN

12 April | 8.30PM | D BEIRUT
ERNA ÓMARSDÓTTIR (IS) - IBM 1401, A USER´S MANUAL (IN MEMORIAM)

13 April | 7.00PM | D BEIRUT
MOULTAQA LEYOUMN PERFORMANCE
Charlie Prince (LB) & Hoor Malas (SY) -
TARANEEM (MAQAMAT CO-PRODUCTION)

13 April | 8.30PM | D BEIRUT
MOULTAQA LEYOUMN PERFORMANCE (DOUBLE BILL)
Hamdi Dridi (TU) - TU MEUR(S) DE TERRE
Yara Boustany (LB) - EVOLVO

14 April | 7.00PM | D BEIRUT
MOULTAQA LEYOUMN PERFORMANCE
Bassam Abou Diab (LB) - OF WHAT I REMEMBER (MAQAMAT CO-PRODUCTION)

14 April | 8.30PM | D BEIRUT
MOULTAQA LEYOUMN PERFORMANCE
@MITRA ZIAE KIA (IR) & Hiva Sedaghat (IR) - THROUGH THE SKIN (MAQAMAT CO-PRODUCTION)

14 April | 9.45PM | SURSOCK MUSEUM
MOULTAQA LEYOUMN PERFORMANCE
Sarah Gabr Helmy (EG) - REBOUND (MAQAMAT CO-PRODUCTION)

15 April | 8.30PM | D BEIRUT
MOULTAQA LEYOUMN PERFORMANCE (DOUBLE BILL)
Hamdi Dridi (TU) - I LISTEN (YOU) SEE
Yazan Iwidat (PS) - RUNNING AWAY

17 April | 8.30PM | D BEIRUT
CRISTIANA MORGANTI (IT) - JESSICA AND ME

18 April | 7.00PM | D BEIRUT
(DOUBLE BILL)
ANNAMARIA AJMONE (IT) - TRIGGER
JACOPO JENNA (IT) - CHOREOGRAPHING RAPPERS

18 April | 9:00 PM | D BEIRUT
SILVIA GRIBAUDI (IT) - R.OSA

19 April | 8.30 PM | D BEIRUT
RUTH CHILDS (US/CH) - PASTIME/CARNATION/ MUSEUM PIECE BY LUCINDA CHILDS

20 April | 8.30 PM | D BEIRUT
ALDES / ROBERTO CASTELLO (IT) - IN GIRUM IMUS NOCTE ET CONSUMIMUR IGNI

22 April | 8.30 PM | D BEIRUT
WEE / FRANCESCO SCAVETTA (NO) - LOST ACCIDENTALLY

24 April | 8.30 PM | D BEIRUT
ANNA KONJETZKY (DE) - WAH WAH

27 April | 8.30 PM | D BEIRUT
ISRAEL GALVÁN (SP) - FLA.CO.MEN

| STUDIO PRESENTATIONS - MOULTAQA LEYMOUN |

13 April | 11.00 AM | D BEIRUT
Ghida Hachicho (LB)
Sina Saberi (IR)
Hamza Da (PS)

14 April | 11.00 AM | D BEIRUT
Nivine Kallas (LB)
@OUSSAMA CHERIEF (DZ)
Sharaf DarZaid (PS)
Bassam Abou Diab (LB) & Jacopo Jenna (IT)

| TALKS & DISCUSSION PANELS |

13 April | 3.00 PM | D BEIRUT
Stefan Kaegi (CH) - LECTURE FOR MOULTAQA LEYMOUN ARTISTS

14 April | 12.00 PM | D BEIRUT
Sina Saberi (IR) - ABOUT THE KAHKESHAN PROJECT

14 April | 3.00 PM | D BEIRUT
WE WOMEN - THE INSIDE STORY
Asma-Maria Andraos Yassine, Hania Mroue, @TAGHREED DARGHOUT, Georgette Gebara, Nayla de Freige & @NADINE TOUMA, Moderated by @NAYLA TAMRAZ

| EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS |

14 April | 12.00 PM | D BEIRUT
DANCE FILM SCREENING
MARYAM BAGHERI NESAMI (IR) - SO-CITY OF SPECTACLE

27 April | 10.00 PM | D BEIRUT
BIPOD 2018 PHOTO EXHBITION
MYRIAM BOULOS (LB)

| TAKREEM |

16 April | 7.00 PM | SURSOCK MUSEUM
GEORGETTE GEBARA (LB)

| WORKSHOPS |

20 APRIL | 11.00 AM - 1.00 PM | D BEIRUT
RUTH CHILDS (US/CH)

26 APRIL | 6.00 PM - 9.00 PM | D BEIRUT
ANNA KONJETSKY (DE)
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ORGANISERS OF BIPOD 2018
Maqamat Dance Theatre
Moultaqa Leymoun
Maqamat Beit El Raqs

PATRONAGE
Ministry of Culture

MAQAMAT MAIN PARTNER
Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beirut

MAIN PARTNER - ITALIAN FOCUS
MiBACT | @Institut de Cultura | @Italia Culture Mediterraneo | @Republica Italiana | @Vivere AllÍtaliana

PARTNERS
U.S. Embassy Beirut | @Italian Embassy in Beirut | Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon / Ambassade de Suisse au Liban | Generalitat de Catalunya | @Inaem | Ajuntament de Barcelona | @Spanish Embassy in Beirut | Pro Helvetia Cairo, Swiss Arts Council | Goethe-Institut Libanon | @NPN | Apap - Performing Europe 2020 | @Performing Arts Hub Norway | Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beirut | Sursock Museum

MEDIA PARTNERS
Promomedia | L'Orient-Le Jour | Al Akhbar | Radio voix du liban 93.3 - اذاعة صوت لبنان | Light FM Lebanon | Lebtivity

SPONSPORS
Warde | Over the Counter | Sohat | 53dots

FOOD SUPPORTERS
Olio & Soto | LUX - Organic Gourmet & Urban Lounge | Tawlet | Souk el Tayeb | Bar National | Keyrouz Bakery

POINTS OF SALE :
At the door, two hours before each performance
At Librairie Antoine, all branches:
ABC Achrafieh: 01 218 175 | 01 218 078 | 03 890 713
ABC Dbayeh: 04 521 684 | 03 890 657
Beirut Souks: 01 999 650 | 03 890 673
Baabda: 05 952 872 | Hamra: 01 341 470/1

Booking online: https://www.antoineticketing.com/?event_group_id=3
Ask for your BIPOD Pass for reduced prices
Volunteer to help us in the festival and watch the festival for free!!

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