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Enamour at the mystique of whirling dervishes as they blessfully dance the ceremonial ‘sema’ Mevlevi at the symbolic Hodjapasha Dance Theater in Istanbul. Enjoy a special evening in Istanbul during this performance of spiritual dancing with traditional music . Before the show,start with Turkish delight. Then, enjoy the dervishes as they wonderfully twist and turn in their white flowing gowns.
1.5-hour whirling dervish performance in Istanbul Enjoy some Turkish delight before the show starts Listen to traditional Persian and Turkish music Live!
Sun - Mon - Tue- Wed - Thu - Fri - Sat.
Arrive to Sirkeci and walk into the Hodjapasha Dance Theater for your Istanbul Whirling Dervish Show. Enjoy the architecture of this ancient building . immediatley to the bar and have a few pieces of Turkish delight before taking your seat in the main hall for your 1.5-hour show. Start the show with 15 minutes of wonderful traditional Turkish music. Then, watch a company of whirling dervishes perform the Mevleviye dance. Watch as this dance for over 45 minutes. Observe these expressive Dervish’s whirl and sled along and see why this dance is included on UNESCO’s Intangible World Heritage List. Feel the desire of the dance as each Dervish spins in a choreographed motion like a white top to Persian and classical Turkish music. listen to the kettledrum, flute, and cymbal conducted by the theater’s musicians and enjoy ancient Persian prayers and poetic songs. Once the performance finishes feel free to remain at the venue to relax with a drink or a snack at your own expense.