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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.

Apr 4, 2018

This week, we talk to Scottish footballer Maurice Ross. When we last spoke in 2017, Ross was manager of the new Suduroy United team on the south island. Now he's got a new job as Vikingur's manager. Ross talks to Ras 2's Trondur Arge about the move to managing in Gota and why he moved to the Faroe Islands in the first...

Mar 16, 2018

This week, we visit the grand opening of Mikkeller in Torshavn. The Danish brewery operates just a handful of bars, mostly in large cities like Tokyo and San Francisco. But now there's one on Torshavn.

We'll talk about how the Faroe Islands ended up with such an attraction, and talk about the massive changes the Faroese...

Feb 27, 2018

This week, we talk to Heimir Guðjónsson about moving from Iceland and taking over the reigns of HB Torshavn, perhaps the most storied football (soccer) club in the Faroe Islands. After that, we'll hang out where teenagers do (but not while the teenagers are there).

Feb 16, 2018

This week, we talk to two of the best footballers in the Faroe Islands*. Heidi Sevdal and Adeshina Lawal won lots of trophies at the most recent Faroese Footballer of the Year ceremony. We'll talk to them about playing the game in the Faroes and the joys and struggles that come with it.



*Note to Americans: we're...

Jan 24, 2018

On this episode, we return to the HOYMA festival and talk to Benjamin about his music and forming Son of Fortune. We also hear music from TOS, Elinborg and, of course Son of Fortune.

Then we dance late into the night.

If you want to see a great gallery of images taken during the festival, you can find that right...