Sema is composed of four sections and each is called selam (salute) and is directed by the head whirling dervish
He's a good lad Clem, but he's like a whirling dervish
on the box with his arms wafting all over the place, a sort of sporting David Bellamy.
That was good enough for her win by half a length - and in the process deny the runner-up The whirling dervish
his fourth success in the two-and-a-quarter-mile test.
And then, if you're a whirling dervish
, turn some more.
Of the remaining characters, only two make any impression in the whirling dervish
that is tonight's premiere: Col.
But his soul triumphed in the ghostly, final scene in which many Petrouchkas haunted and cowed The Ringmaster, played with great flair by Matin Boieru, spinning on one foot like a whirling dervish
or defying gravity in magnificent barrel leaps.
Ed was in all Elizabethan attire, manic eyes and upper class, decadent wit as he performed like a whirling dervish
before an audience of fans from the past and the curious who had turned up to watch this rock and roll freakshow.
Like a whirling dervish
, Michaelson Sr collected the money from his open-mouthed offspring, explaining gleefully that today was the day that was going to change their lives.
The ceremonies continued with whirling dervish
performances, photography and "hat" calligraphy exhibitions, Turkish Sufi music concerts, poetry recitals, conferences, symposiums, panel discussions and workshops.
Bassist Nicky Wire was suffering with a prolapsed disc but it didn't stop the guys enjoying themselves on stage and James Dean Bradfield more than made up for Nicky's lack of movement by playing like a whirling dervish
throughout the night.
With his bald head and thin tash making him a double for Ming the Merciless, Booth is a whirling dervish
of a front man, every so often letting himself go into his full freaky dancing repertoire.
Mr Blair plans to be an international whirling dervish
, visiting Paris tomorrow to congratulate new French president Nicolas Sarkozy.