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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.

Sep 26, 2018

This week, we talk to Siri Rannvá Hjelm Jacobsen about her novel set in the Faroe Islands. Much of the book is drawn from her own experience of growing up in Denmark but being half-Faroese. Then we'll check out the newest traffic light in the Faroes and contemplate a day when you won't be able to count all the...


Jul 10, 2018

This special live edition of the podcast includes a retelling of the origin story of the show with Matthew Workman, Elin Brimheim Heinesen, and Tollak Hansen. Also, a special musical performance by Guðrið...


Jul 7, 2018

We're busy in the Faroe Islands recording more material and putting together the 300th Podcast event. While you're waiting for that, please enjoy this interview Matthew Workman did on FM 1 yesterday.


Jun 25, 2018

This week, Heri Simonsen speaks with three people behind the film "Whale Like Me." The film explores people's relationship with whales in the countries where they are eaten.

Then we travel to what is probably the most photographed spot in the Faroe Islands.

As a reminder, we still need your support to create our...


Jun 4, 2018

This week, we talk to Maurice Ross. He a Scottish football (soccer) manager who moved to the Faroes to helm Suduroy's united club before being hired away by Vikingur. But just halfway into the season, Ross has been dismissed by the club. Ras 2's Trondur Arge talks to Ross about what happened and what's next.

Then we'll...