Reem Naamani
Thu, 18th August 2022 ines.carvalho

Reset the City: Beirut with Reem Naamani

We asked dance artist Reem Naamani to describe Beirut's cultural scene. From the traditional buildings to a new generation of artists, Lebanon is an inspiring place for Reem - and you can discover why on this new Reset the City episode.

Reem Naamani, dance artist based in Beirut.

Can you describe the cultural scene in Beirut using 4 words only?
Reem: Lacks artistry, commercial, needs education, up and coming

If you could stop time and live forever in a show, which one would it be?
Reem: A dance show

Which cultural event would you like to create in Beirut?
Reem: A dance event where I can use arabic music with contemporary dance

Which local artist are you most excited about these days?
Reem: Mashrou’ Leila

What is the place in Beirut where you always feel inspired?
Reem: Everywhere is inspiring

What are the artsy things people shouldn’t miss in Beirut?
Reem: the traditional buildings in Beirut

If you could switch lives with an artist or creative for a day, who would it be?
Reem: Sharon Eyal

Beirut Old Town




What’s your secret talent? 
Reem: Make-up

What’s the best Wi-Fi name you’ve seen?
Reem: 1

In one word, how would you sum up a music festival?
Reem: Rave