about us


Maqamat is a dance company that was established in Beirut in 2002 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 a digital platform Citerne.live.

Acknowledgment 2020 /2021
Maqamat Beit El Raqs received support  from The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) & Culture Resource (Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy)
Maqamat in France is supported by the French Ministry of Culture / DRAC Auvergne Rhône-Alpes au titre de l’aide à la structuration, DGCA/ Ministère de la Culture and Ville de Lyon and Omar Rajeh was supported as an associated artist by the CND- centre National de la Danse and the CND /Lyon