Watching the Sema Show in Istanbul
Have you ever watched a Sema show in Istanbul?
Sema, or whirling dervishes ceremony is included in the list of the intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO belonging to Turkey. The history of this ceremony belongs to the philosophy of Mevlevi, and dates back to the 13th century. While watching this 700 year’s cultural ritual, we are sure that you will be amazed!
In your sema show experience, you will learn about Mevlana, who is known for his world-famous words and the founder of Mevlevi, and about the whirling dervishes. You will also be able to visit the exhibition where musical instruments, clothes, and accessories belonging to the whirling dervish tradition an important part of Turkish culture.
Afterward, you will watch the Sema show at 19.00. The show will last approximately 1 hour. The ceremony consists of 7 parts dealing with the birth of humanity and each one addresses a different meaning. The clothes worn, the objects used in the scene and the movements all have different meanings.
You can get 24/7 remote support from Resfeber throughout the experience. You can contact us at any time about issues such as transportation and route support from your location to the show venue, and reservation arrangements.
- Experience Includes 24/7 support on program progress and admission ticket
- Personal spendings and transportation.
2 thoughts on “Watching the Sema Show in Istanbul”
This was a really interesting and atmospheric event, you can learn more about the impressive religious Turkish traditions. Recommend this if you want to research something new about musleum culture
I really enjoyed the show, Mr. Ataberk helped me a lot with the location, he is very supportive and friendly. Also, this place and the Turkish Cultural Heritage Celestial Dervish Show are magnificent.