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The Faroe Islands Podcast

The Faroe Islands Podcast explores the news, culture, and politics of the Faroe Islands... and it's in English so you can understand it.

Jan 3, 2018

This week, we go to the HOYMA festival in Gota. We'll hear music and conversation with Lyon, and also from Flemming Peterson, and Martin Joensen. 

This show was recorded to be the last show of 2017, but ended up being the first show of 2018. These things happen.

As a reminder, if you want to travel with us to the...


Dec 22, 2017

Christmas is here, and as a gift to our listeners, we're sharing a song from Elinborg. She's recorded a version of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" that will melt even the coldest heart. We'll talk to Elinborg about Christmas in the Faroes and what it's like to have a famous Faroese song (written by her sister)...


Nov 17, 2017

On this week's podcast, we talk to Jórun Mørkøre about being the only female bodybuilder in the Faroe Islands, and her upcoming competition at the world championships in Boston.

Then we'll stand at the marina in Torshavn and reflect on this year's visit to the Faroes.

Update: Jórun made the top 5 in Boston. While...


Oct 30, 2017

This week, we celebrate Halloween in the Faroe Islands. We'll go back and listen to the famous spooky screams in the tunnels north of Klaksvik, then go to a Halloween party and get an education on what is truly frightening in 2017.

And, of course, there will be singing.

To listen to the entire, unedited audio recorded...


Oct 27, 2017

On this short podcast, we update everyone on our fundraising goals, plans for the Nordic Obsession Tour in 2018, and our record-breaking year for downloads.

Then we listen to some Faroese poetry and magically find ourselves in an airport parking lot trying to defog a car's windshield.

If you want to sign up for the...