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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 24, 2014

This Christmas Eve, we're listning to a conversation we had with Heri Simonsen on December 24, 2009. We talk about Christmas in the Faroe Islands and New Year's celebrations as well.


Merry Christmas to you and the people you love.

Dec 19, 2014

This week, Heri Simonsen talks with Hungarian journalist Gaor Lantos. They talk about football (soccer) and how sports can be good advertisement for a country.

Then we'll travel to the heart of Torshavn and feel a little like Omega Man.

Dec 12, 2014

This week, we talk to American journalist and masters student Miranda Metheny about her research on how the Faroese are portrayed in international media, and how the Faroese present themselves to the rest of the world. The results may surprise you.

Then we'll watch as the Norrona, the massive ferry that connects the...

Dec 4, 2014

The Faroe Islands is a place where hitchhiking is both safe, legal, and socially acceptable. So this week, we give it a whirl. We'll hitch from Torshavn to Gota. It's normally about a 45 minute drive, and that's about how long this podcast goes. But happiness is a journey, not a destination, right?

Nov 21, 2014

This week, a short report on the historic upset in the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Greece and the Faroe Islands national football (soccer) team.

The Faroe Islands won the match and, depending on how you measure it, the match may be the biggest upset in international football history. We'll talk a little about the...