Up Helly Aa 2018 live stream and history of Shetland’s Viking festival

Up Helly Aa 2018 live stream and history of Shetland’s Viking festival
 

On the last Tuesday in January every year, thousands of people in the Shetlands Islands get together to celebrate the Up Helly Aa festival.
The festival is the celebration of the Viking heritage, for which people will take to the streets of Lerwick, the main port and largest settlement of Shetland.
It is a celebration of the traditional end of the ‘Yule period’ in the islands, and an event not to be missed in this part of the world.
People parade through the streets by torchlight as visitors from across the world gather to watch the spectacle.
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30 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 90
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