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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.

Dec 20, 2012

This week, we talk to Bogi Godtfred and Hjalti Bogason, they're a father and son (respectively) who recently released a Christmas album in Faroese. Bogi translated about a dozen songs into Faroese and Hjalti did the singing. We'll talk about music, and Christmas on the Faroes, and even hear a track from the new album.

Dec 12, 2012

This week, the sounds of day three of the 2012 G! Festival. We sample some salmon, get compliments, then hear from great music from SAKARIS, Fraendur, and Teitur. If you didn't get a chance to attend this year's G! Festival, slip on some headphones and let us take you there.

Dec 4, 2012

This week, a conversation and music with Knut Eysturstein. We hear home of his G! Festival performance, then we sit down and talk about his new album, and the emergence of the Faroese music scene in the 1990s. Then we hear Knut's new single.

Plus, a report from this summer's G! Festival.

Nov 27, 2012

This week, our good friend Heri Simonsen talks to a German man who is trying to see a match at every professional football pitch in the Faroes. Then we visit the hime pitch of EB/Streymur

Nov 9, 2012

This week, the second part of our journey to Sandoy. We take in some beautiful scenery, get mistaken for anti-whaling activists,and attempt to solve the dullest mystery of all time: who built the giant fake mailbox?