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1 Up-Helly-Aa Student Ruleva Kr.S. Form 7 B Teacher Mukhina G.I. Smolensk 2012

2 Up-Helly-Aa Up-Helly-Aa is a tradition that originated in the 1800s. Since then the festival has been an annual occurrence in the Shetland calendar I would like to how you some pictures connected with this festival and comment them..

3 The Vikings march towards a sacrificial longship with their flaming torches

4 The Viking holding flaming torches surround the longboat Members of the Viking Jarl Squad surround their leader or Jarl on a Viking galley

5 The event culminates with men in costume throwing flaming torches into a Viking longship

6 The Chief Viking is silhoutted by the burning longship

7 Internet Sources lleries/uknews/ /Up-Helly-Aa-in- pictures-Viking-festival-in-Lerwick- Shetland-Islands.html?image=19http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturega lleries/uknews/ /Up-Helly-Aa-in- pictures-Viking-festival-in-Lerwick- Shetland-Islands.html?image=19


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