Up Helly Aa. Lerwick Sheltand. Scotland. Fire festival. Dragons head on prow of Viking long boat before its burnt in celebration.<br />
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The festival now takes place on the last Tuesday in January annually.
UP HELLY AA SHETLAND FIRE FESTIVAL JANUARY SCOTLAND
Up Helly Aa. Lerwick Sheltand. Scotland. Fire festival. Dragons head on prow of Viking long boat before its burnt in celebration.

The festival now takes place on the last Tuesday in January annually.

Filename: DRAGON HEAD VIKING LONG BOAT SCOTLAND UP HELLY AA 6 .jpg
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Date: 6 Mar 2011
Location: LERWICK SHETLAND ISLANDS SCOTLAND
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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