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Up Helly Aa 2018 is on Tuesday 30th January 2018.

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Shetland celebrates the Up Helly Aa Viking fire festival

The annual Up Helly Aa Viking fire festival has been celebrated in Shetland.
Some 60 "Vikings" paraded through Lerwick, trailed by more than 900 torchbearers known as "guizers".

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Up Helly Aa  fire festival is on Tuesday 26th January 2016. 


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Shetland celebrates Up Helly Aa Viking fire festival

Shetland's annual Up Helly Aa fire festival has been celebrated, culminating in the burning of a replica Viking ship.
The spectacular event celebrating Shetland's Viking heritage was held in Lerwick on Tuesday.

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In pictures: Up Helly Aa Viking fire festival

 



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Up Helly Aa fire festival lights up Shetland

Shetland's spectacular annual Up Helly Aa fire festival has been held.
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Up Helly Aa 2013 fire festival is on Tuesday 29th January 2013

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Hundreds took to the streets of Lerwick for the annual Up Helly Aa festival celebrating the Shetland Islands Norse heritage.
Costumed performers - known as guizers - carried flaming torches and took to the streets for the annual fire festival.

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A carefully-crafted longship will go up in flames tonight as torch-bearing Vikings take over Shetlands capital.
Davie Nicolson, who heads up the group in his role as Guizer Jarl, has overseen every detail in the building of the galley, and in a few hours will be one of the first to set her alight.

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Up Helly Aa celebrations well underway



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