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Orkney and Shetland Islands Festivals
On the last Tuesday in January, Shetlanders celebrate their Norse heritage by dressing as Vikings, parading through the streets with flaming torches, and then burning a replica of a Viking galley. This is naturally followed by extensive feasting, carousing, and dancing.
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St. Sunniva St.
Lerwick, Shetland Islands  ZE1 0HL, Scotland

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