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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.

Feb 27, 2014

This week, we talk to Birgir Kruse about putting together a Faroese atlas of the world. (Spoiler alert: it's WAY more complicated than you'd imagine.)


Then we'll visit a village with not many people, but a lot of friendly ducks.

Feb 20, 2014

This week, we talk to Gutti Winther. He's a Faroese chef who is starring in a TV show highlighting food and tradition on all 18 of the Faroe Islands.

Then we'll visit a village on the southern island, and check out the lineup for this year's Summer Festival.

Feb 13, 2014

This week, we learn about a major tunnel project in the Faroes that will connect Streymoy with two other islands.

Then our good friend Heri Simonsen talks to an Englishman who is running a university in China and looking for a few good Faroese students.

And finally, we take a windy walk to a place where people went to a...

Feb 7, 2014

This week, the second part of our conversation with Runi Nielsen, He's a Faroese conservationist and a leading voice advocating the and of Faroese whaling, We'll talk about the effectiveness of techniques used by foreign anti-whaling groups, and ask if whaling has any long-term furure in Faroese society.

Then we'll head...