The whirling dervishes

Musical traditions of Turkey. The ceremony of the whirling dervishes (Nasir Dede Abdülbaki Ayin in makam Acembuselik – Sema Ensemble Asitane – Kemal Karaoz, music director) The ceremony of the whirling dervishes is the particular Ottoman turkish outcome to a spiritual practice called SAMA’, founded in the ninth century in the area of Iranian Sufi…

The nomadic of the wind

They leave from Africa in Springtime, heading North, towards the warm European countries. They fly for thousands of kilometers, over the African forests, over the Sahara desert, over the Mediterranean sea. An incredible journey, mysterious and fascinating. Why birds migrate? A huge question for the scientists professor Wolfgang Goymann of the Max Planck Institute of…