A small number of 2010,
2011 & 2012 SMUHA
Programmes are still
available for sale, at the
reduced price of £2 each.
These can be signed by the
Guizer Jarl if requested,
South Mainland Up Helly Aa
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Welcome to the official website for the South Mainland Up Helly Aa fire festival, which takes place each year in 'da sooth
end' of Shetland, on the second Friday of March. Up Helly Aa day involves a series of marches and visitations, culminating in
a torch-lit procession and the burning of a galley made each year. This is followed by hours of performing and dancing in halls
throughout 'da sooth end'.