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

On this week's show, Heri Simonsen interviews Hungarian journalist Gabor Lantos about his visit to the Faroe Islands. Then we head out to the breathtaking village of Funningur.

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This week, part three of our special report from the Nordic Cool festival in Washington, DC. We hang out in the Kennedy Center's Grand Foyer and talk with Urd Johannesen about the Nordic House in Torshavn, which is kind of like the Faroese Kennedy Center. We'll also hear some music from Yggdrasil, which is the jazz band fronted by Kristian Blak. Then we'll end with some final thoughts on the Nordic Cool Festival.

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This week, more coverage from the Kennedy Center's Nordic Cool festival. We've got music and conversation with Eivor, who is arguably the most famous singer from the Faroe Islands. We'll also hear from Guðrun Rógvadóttir about the founding of Faroese knitwear company Gudrun & Gudrun.

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This week, we tour the Kennedy Center's Nordic Cool Festival. We talk to Xerxes Unvala, who works in the Kennedy Center's international programming office,and look up at "Migration" by Trondur Patursson. Then we wander around the upstairs exhibition space.

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