Loading Events

Events for January 29, 2019

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

All Day

Up Helly AA

January 29

Up Helly AA is the “lightening of the year” festival, a celebration of Viking heritage in Shetland.  The center of the event is a torch lit procession and longship burning in the old Pagan Norse tradition, recalling rituals of chieftain cremation and religious ceremonies to mark the Sun’s return after the Winter Solstice. On the […]

Find out more »
+ Export Events