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What am I celebrating today?

January 26, 2016

up helly aa 2016

Call back the sun during Up Helly Aa – bonfires and carousing mark the end of the Yule season and a gradual return to longer days and shorter nights.

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Here, Vikings line up for breakfast before the ceremony.

There is a great photo story at the Telegraph.

Join the fun.

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3 comments

  1. This means I should take the brown wreath off the front door I guess. I’ll rember this festival. Very close to Candelmass or ground hog day.


    • Take the brown wreath off the door – and throw it on the bonfire!



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