Rumi’s death anniversary, or his so-called meeting day with god, is celebrated this year for the fourth time in Istanbul with the contributions of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and Istanbul metropolitan municipality.
There will be a celebration in Ataköy Sinan Erdem Gymnasium on December 19. According to the statement of AdStation, they are planning to host around 15 thousand people. There will be several concerts and whirling dervishes’ (semazen) show during the celebration.
You can acquire the tickets for the show on Biletix.
For Further info: www.sebiarusistanbul.com
Seb-i Arus, (Wedding Night), the day Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi passed away. His death anniversary is celebrated every year on the week of December 17 and is called as “Şeb-i Arus.” Rumi calls it as Wedding Day because he thinks this is the day he reunite with god.
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