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Up Helly Aa - Shetland

FullStopNextChapterFullStopNextChapter VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭
Last week I was lucky enough to visit Shetland for Up Helly Aa, the viking fire festival celebrating the light.

You can read all about it here

Anyone got this on their list of things to do? 


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  • VisitScotlandMurielVisitScotlandMuriel Member, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
    Hi @FullStopNextChapter
    Thanks for your pictures, they look amazing! Maybe one day...  :)
  • ParsmanParsman Member ✭✭✭
    My Uncle and 2 of his sons have been Guizer Jarl at this event. If you check out the crime drama series "Shetland", the Guizer Jarl in the epidodes taking place during Up Helly Aa is my cousin David :smile:
  • FullStopNextChapterFullStopNextChapter VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭
    I loved watching the TV series Shetland - how's that for a claim to fame, hey? I will try and find it and watch again @Parsman

    I am looking forward to returning next year. 

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