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

This week, we talk to three people from Uruguay who traveled to the Faroes to make an ad for a South American credit card. They'd heard of a Faroese man named Ivan who is a mad supporter of Uruguay's national football team and decided to feature him in their ad.

Direct download: Podcast_216.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:52am EDT

This week, we talk to a former CEO of Vagar Airport, the only airport in the Faroe Islands.

We'll talk about the challenges of operating an airport in the Faroes, and about the change that is coming to the facility.

Direct download: Podcast_215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:34am EDT

EP 214: Orkney 2014

About once a year, we like to check in with the neighbors, namely Shetland and Orkney. The island groups are the closest neighbors to the Faroes, and they share a lot of history. So we talk to Tom Ordeman about his experiences in Orkney and how that culture compares to the Faroe Islands.

Direct download: Podcast_214.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:22am EDT

EP 213: Brynjolfur and Faroese Electronic Music

This week, we talk to Faroese musician/producer/DJ Brynjolfur. He's been a fixture in the Copenhagen electronic music scene for several years, but the past few months have seen his career really take off. We'll talk about his newfound success, being Faroese in Copehnagen, and the early days of the Faroese music scene in the late 1990s.

Then we'll watch a family play on a chilly beach.

Also an update on our Kickstarter campaign.

Direct download: Podcast_213.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:25pm EDT