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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.

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...

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...