12 World’s Most Wicked Holidays

March 17, 2009 · Posted in People, Pictures, Wicked · 2,766 Comments 

From the largest annual tomato fight in Spain, to Scotland’s “Up Helly-Aa” fire festival, a look at those special days when people around the world go slightly nuts.

“Up Helly-Aa”

Up Helly-Aa festival in Scotland

Shetland Islands, Scotland: “Up Helly-Aa” Fire Festival. A tribute to the islands’ Viking Past, Up Helly-Aa (“End of the Holy Days”) culminates with the burning of a 32-ft. Replica of a Viking longship.

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