The Faroe Islands Podcast
Faroe Islands news, culture, politics, and music.

This week, we talk to Agnes Mortensen, a Faroese woman studying at the University of New Hampshire. We talk about Faroese ideas about America, and American ideas about the Faroes. Then we sit on a windy hillside in Argir.

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This week, we talk to Janus Hansen, who works at Torshavn's Natural History Museum. We talk about the stunning Faroese landscape, and how the treeless, windswept images you see may a symptom of centuries of overgrazing.

 

Then we head out to a windy football pitch and try to score some goals.

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This week, more of our conversation with Birgir Kruse. This time we tackle the issue of oil, and what effect it might have on the Faroes if it's ever discovered in Faroese waters. Then we stare into the fog on a Friday night.

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This week, we take a look around the village of Viðareiði, the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands.

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