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

This week, part one of our recap of the Island Games in Bermuda. The games are staged every two years and allow athletes from small island nations to compete against each other.

Heri Simonsen travled to Bermuda to cover the games and we talk to him about the experience. Then Heri interviews Jon Beard, the organizer of the Bermuda games.

Direct download: Podcast_188.mp3
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This week, we talk to Kate Russo. She's an Australian eclipse hunter, and she's in the Faroe Islands doing some advance work for the solar eclipse that will cross the Faroes in 2015. We'll talk about chasing eclipses, and the risks of viewing a solar event in a cloudy place. Then we'll get blinded by the light in a small Faroese village.

Direct download: Podcast_187.mp3
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This week, we talk to the Guri Hojgaard, she's the head of Visit Faroe Islands. The board, which promotes tourism in the Faroes, is getting ready to launch a new image campaign. We'll talk about the future of Faroese tourism and how to market a location as "unspoiled" without spoiling it in the process.

Then we'll visit the isolated village of Norðadalur.

Direct download: Podcast_186.mp3
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