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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.

Jun 9, 2019

On this bonus podcast, we update you on the status of our fundraising, congratulate the Faroese National Team, and then hear some new music from Saint Kodiak.

Saint Kodiak won a singing competition in 2003 and recorded an album for Universal Music. He quit the music business after that, but after a hike in the...

Jun 3, 2019

On this episode, we march in a parade, listen to music from KATA and Teitur and Kanska, take in the new concessions, and marvel at how clean the beach is. Then we go to a shack and sing until the early morning hours.

We also unveil out newest fundraising campaign. We're headed back to the Faroes to record more episodes...

May 3, 2019

This week, we talk to Levi Hanssen of Visit Faroe Islands about why many of the most popular tourist destinations in the country were closed this last weekend. Then we visit a village that is certainly not one of the Faroes' most popular tourist destinations.

If you're interested in signing up for next year's Closed...

Apr 24, 2019

On this episode, we sample what was new at the 2018 G! Festival. We'll attend an art opening at a sleek new building, hear some new music from an up-and-coming Faroese band, and soak up the sun. (Really!)

Mar 20, 2019

This week, we attend the International Day festivities in Klaksvik and talk to a woman who grew up in Pakistan but now calls the Faroe Islands home. Then we take in a Champion's League match in Toftir.