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Up Helly Aa is Shetland's famous fire festival, celebrating the Islands Norse Heritage, on the last Tuesday of January. A Viking longboat is built and set alight in the centre of Lerwick before a night of festivities begin!

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Up-Helly-Aa: a series of festivals held on the Shetland Isles to mark the end of the yule season

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Shetland's "Up Helly Aa" Fire Festival Looks Like The Best Festival On Earth

PROUD VIKING WARRIORS. | Shetland's "Up Helly Aa" Fire Festival Looks Like The Best Festival On Earth

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PHOTOS: Incredible Images From Viking Festival

Up Helly Aa Viking Festival Celebrated In Shetland, Scotland - On my list

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How To See An Authentic Viking Festival And Cute Ponies In Scotland

How To See An Authentic Viking Festival And Cute Ponies In Scotland - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

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Up Helly Aa in Shetland — Possibly My Best Adventure Yet!

I traveled with Haggis Adventures to the remote Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland, to experience Up Helly Aa, the Viking Fire Festival held in Shetland every January. This may have been my best trip…EVER.

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UK Fire Festivals - Pictures of Winter Fire Celebrations Around the UK

"Locals dressed in costume are silhouetted against a burning replica Viking galley in Lerwick during the Up Helly Aa Festival on the Island of Shetland in Scotland January 28, 2003. The Up Helly Aa Festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. Participants drag the replica Viking galley through the streets of Lerwick to a designated point where it is ceremonially burnt."

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