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Up Helly Aa Festival in Scotland - 30 Jan 2013
Images from the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

The festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th
century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January.
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
Young Jarl Squad vikings shout as they march through the streets on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Young Jarl Squad vikings shout as they march through the streets on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire...
Young Jarl Squad vikings shout as they march through the streets on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
Jarl Squad vikings light up their torches during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands,...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Jarl Squad vikings light up their torches during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick
Jarl Squad vikings light up their torches during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
Flames engulf a viking longboat as it is set on fire during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick,...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Flames engulf a viking longboat as it is set on fire during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick
Flames engulf a viking longboat as it is set on fire during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
Guizer Jarl Stephen Grant stands on a viking longboat before it is sent on fire during during the Up...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Guizer Jarl Stephen Grant stands on a viking longboat before it is sent on fire during during the Up...
Guizer Jarl Stephen Grant stands on a viking longboat before it is sent on fire during during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
Jarl Squad vikings huddle together as they sing in a shopping centre on the morning of the Up Helly Aa...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Jarl Squad vikings huddle together as they sing in a shopping centre on the morning of the Up Helly Aa...
Jarl Squad vikings huddle together as they sing in a shopping centre on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
Jarl Squad vikings huddle together as they sing in a shopping centre on the morning of the Up Helly Aa...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Jarl Squad vikings huddle together as they sing in a shopping centre on the morning of the Up Helly Aa...
Jarl Squad vikings huddle together as they sing in a shopping centre on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
Jarl Squad vikings sing in the Royal Legion Club on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick,...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Jarl Squad vikings sing in the Royal Legion Club on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick,...
Jarl Squad vikings sing in the Royal Legion Club on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
BRITAIN
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January 29, 2013
A police officer and a Jarl Squad viking member swap headgear in the Islesburgh Community Centre, on...
Lerwick, United Kingdom
A police officer and a Jarl Squad viking member swap headgear in the Islesburgh Community Centre, on...
A police officer and a Jarl Squad viking member swap headgear in the Islesburgh Community Centre, on the morning of the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick in the Shetland Islands, Scotland January 29, 2013. The Up Helly Aa festival, introduced by men returning from the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
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