New Year fi­nally comes to Foula

The Press and Journal (Inverness, Highlands, and Islands) - - NEWS -

Is­lan­ders on Foula, Shet­land, fi­nally cel­e­brate New Year to­day.

Foula marks Christ­mas and New Year ac­cord­ing to the feast days of the old Ju­lian cal­en­dar – Yule usu­ally on Jan­uary 6 and New­er­day on the 13th.

But be­cause New Year this time falls on a Sun­day, it is be­ing cel­e­brated to­day.

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