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Prizren, Kosovo. Rufaì sekt. Fakir dervishes celebrating the Newroz (Nevruz), the beginning of the new year with fakirism rituals. Dervishes dancing and singing deep songs, to get the trance phase. They swing back and forth, while a deep sound comes from their throats. This repeated movement, togehter with the emotional songs, are able to turn them into a trance status.