Up Helly Aa

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Guizers at an Up Helly Aa celebration in Uyeasound, Shetland Islands, Februar 2010

Up Helly Aa refers tae any o a variety o fire festivals held in Shetland, in Scotland, annually in the middle o winter tae mark the end o the yule saison. The festival involves a procession o up tae a thoosand guizers in Lerwick an considerably lawer nummers in the mair rural festivals, formed intae squads who march through the toun or veelage in a variety o themed costumes.