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Rumi at 800: A Sufi Celebration

Rumi at 800: A Sufi Celebration
WASHINGTON, DC  •  Freer Gallery of Art  •  Ongoing

Part of Rumi at 800, a day of music, poetry, special tours, and Persian and Turkish food celebrating the eight-hundredth anniversary of the birth of the poet and mystic Mevlana Jalal-ad-Din Rumi.

Rumi inspired the founding of the Whirling Dervishes and remains one of the world's best-selling authors in any language.  The event concludes with a reading of Rumi and other poems by Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye. 

Freer Gallery of Art Web Site

Detailed schedule information:
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Freer Gallery of Art

Contact: Tel: (1) 202 633 04 46

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