Presentation on theme: "Up-Helly-Aa Student Ruleva Kr.S. Form 7 B Teacher Mukhina G.I. Smolensk 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Up-Helly-Aa Student Ruleva Kr.S. Form 7 B Teacher Mukhina G.I. Smolensk 2012
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..
The Vikings march towards a sacrificial longship with their flaming torches
The Viking holding flaming torches surround the longboat Members of the Viking Jarl Squad surround their leader or Jarl on a Viking galley
The event culminates with men in costume throwing flaming torches into a Viking longship
The Chief Viking is silhoutted by the burning longship