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They also wrote to the Junior Up Helly Aa committee to support four school pupils whose application to form a squad was rejected.
But now I know that, apart from a serious celebration of its Viking heritage, Up Helly Aa also serves a fantastic hoolie to bridge the gap between the festive period and the distant onset of spring.
"Up Helly Aa is one of the biggest events in the year for Shetland, and with such a strong Norwegian connection to the event, we felt it important to provide direct links between Norway and Shetland at this time of year."
Fogle, who spent a year on the Hebridean island of Taransay for the BBC series, said on Twitter: "Doesn't look like the Vikings want me back for the Up Helly Aa celebrations.
JANUARY: Up Helly Aa - Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland The day and all-nighter when Shetland islanders celebrate their Norwegian heritage.
The first Junior Up Helly Aa was held in 1956 but more recently it has come under pressure from campaigners to allow girls to take part.
The other customs depicted on the stamps are burning the clocks in Brighton, 'Obby 'Oss in Padstow, the World Gurning Championship in Egremont, Up Helly Aa in Lerwick, cheese Rolling, at Cooper's Hill, Brockworth, Halloween at Derry/Londonderry and Horn Dance in Abbot's Bromley.
Broken fridges, tree branches, plastic and other items of trash covered the water by the Helly Hansen Water Sports Centre like a membrane.
But alas, in Lerwick, Shetland, this is the way, at least with regard to Up Helly Aa, the ancient Norse festival that celebrates the rebirth of the sun after a long winter.
Then we settle them, ready to go to polishing," New Pro Foundries Managing Director Patrick Helly said.
THOUSANDS of people have gathered for the worldfamous Up Helly Aa fire festival on Shetland.