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27th Shetland Folk Festival

SHETLAND is generally marketed to visitors as a remote haven of tranquillity, far removed from the hectic whirl of modern urban life. Come folk festival time each spring, however, this famed peace and quiet gives way to a hectic whirl of Shetland’s own, as squads of musicians are shuttled hither and thither throughout the islands, playing to packed houses wherever they go.