KUER Local News
9:54 am
Tue April 3, 2007

Whirling Dervishes Celebrate Rumi

Salt Lake City, UT – This year, the Sufi branch of Islam is celebrating the 800th anni8versary of the death of its founder, the 13th century poet, scholar and mystic Rumi. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports on the ancient ritual that features classic Sufi and Turkish music and intriguing and mysterious whirling dervishes.