Item showing Dervish rituals and sacred dancers. Cyprus.
Unissued / Unused material.
Dervish rituals and sacred dancers. Cyprus.
MS as two Dervishes bow to one another at the beginning of the ritual. MS a row of shoes which are left outside the room. Various shots as the men walk around. MS man sat on ground. MS as men walk around with their hands crossed in front of them. MS musicians playing stringed instruments.
Various shots the men wearing fez and long pleated skirts, turning round and round. MS as a priest places a cloak round each of the dancers as they prostrate themselves on the ground. Various shots Munir Bey, leader of the Turkish minority, in Cyprus walking in a garden. Various examples of Turkish architecture in Cyprus. Various shots Dervishes walking around.