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Up Helly Aa

Shetland's long Viking history has rubbed off in more ways than just street names and square-shouldered locals. Most villages have a fire festival, a continuation of Viking midwinter celebrations of the rebirth of t…
Music in Lerwick

Shetland Folk Festival

This gets the islands buzzing.
Music in Lerwick

Fiddle Frenzy

Running for a week at the beginning of August, this celebrates the Shetland tradition of fiddle-playing.
Handcrafts in Lerwick

Shetland Wool Week

This week celebrates Shetland's sheep-rearing, spinning and knitting traditions. Leave that polyester sweater at home.