Founded in 2000, Irtijal is currently the oldest music festival of Beirut city. Its wide musical range includes experimental music, free jazz, free improvisation, contemporary music, noise and free rock as well as other forms of innovative music-making.

Due to the Covid19 pandemic and following the instructions provided by the Ministry of Health, Irtijal’20 attendance capacity is reduced to 50 attendees on November 1st, 2020 (Day 1) at Zoukak Studio, and 100 attendees on November 8th, 2020 (Day 2) at The Ballroom Blitz.

Registration is required. Social distancing precautions and the wearing of face masks are mandatory. Registered attendees are expected to arrive 15 min prior to the start of the program. Walk-ins will only be admitted based on venue capacity.