#minaret - Omar Rajeh | Maqamat - new creation 2018

21 September 2018, Avant-premiere at the One Dance Week Festival: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

29 & 30 September 2018, WORLD PREMIERE at Romaeuropa Festival, Rome, Italy

2 October 2018, Cialo Umysl, Warsaw, Poland

5 October 2018, Tafelhalle im KunstKulturQuartier, Nuremberg, Germany

As part of the performance in Rome, Omar will be conducting a workshop on the 28 of September from 11am to 1pm at the Academia Nazionale di Danza.

Citerne Beirut at the Berlin Round Table Symposium

Omar Rajeh will be delivering a presentation: "Citerne Beirut, A reservoir for inspiration" at the Berlin Public Symposium, held on the 21st and 22nd of September at the Uferstudios.

Under the topic: "Concrete Utopias - Berlin's Future Perspectives for Dance", this round table brings together 19 international and national representatives of Berlin's cultural policy, the dance scene in Berlin, the senate culture administration and external experts with practice models. An opportunity to exchange and talk about structural improvements in working conditions in dance.


#minaret will be performed at the internationale tanzmesse in Düsseldorf on the 30th of August 2018 at 9 pm | tanzhaus nrw - Big Stage.

For more information about Omar Rajeh's work, come visit us at the booth 19- Ground Floor at Tanzmesse from 29th August to the 1st of September 2018.

Citerne Beirut will be presented at Tanzmesse at the internationale tanzmesse in Düsseldorf

An unprecedented contemporary performing arts center in Beirut, initiated by Omar Rajeh | Maqamat. A reservoir for ambitions, inspiration and creativity.

For more information about Citerne Beirut, come visit us at the booth 19- Ground Floor at Tanzmesse from 29th August to the 1st of September 2018.


In preparation for the presentation at Tanzmesse, the company will be returning for a second residency at the Ufterstudios at Tanzfabrik Berlin as well as a further residency at Charleroi Danse in Belgium.

JULY 2018

Omar Rajeh is member of the Jury of The Roma Danza Prize this week! This international competition for dancers and choreographers from all over the world gives space and visibility to young artists, fostering relationships between students and the world of work, also through contacts and synergies between theaters, schools and exponents of international dance. The international jury, which has always included prestigious names and great personalities of the dance world, will have the arduous task of selecting the winners.

Maqamat is thrilled to see Hamdi Dridi receive first prize for his work "Tu meur(s) de terre". We have been grateful to see the development of this work, presenting it in two editions of Moultaqa Leymoun and sharing Hamdi's considerable talents.

JUNE 2018

Omar Rajeh is teaching in Maqamat's intensive training program Takween. Emerging artists from Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, Iran and Germany are participating in Takween 2018.

An occasion of developing their creative practice and exploring some of the ideas in Omar's choreographic approach.