This list features some of the most mysterious festivals from around the world. Enjoy!
Up Hella Aa, Scotland
Up Hella Aa is another festival related to fire. Actually it’s considered to be the biggest fire festival in Europe and one of the most unique festivals in the world. It’s held in Shetland, Scotland, in the middle of winter. The legend says that in the early 9th century the Vikings landed on the Shetland islands and settled there for the next 600 years as farmers. The Shetlanders are still proud of their Viking heritage. The festival exactly timed to coincide with this event.