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

This month, Kiasmos played a packed show in Portland, Oregon. We caught up with the Faroese half of the electronic duo (Janus Rasmussen) following the show. If you'd like to see a live set from Kiasmos, you can see it here.

 

Also, early registration for the 2016 Nordic Obsession tour ends when the clock strikes 12 on New Year's Eve. Save $250 when you register before the year ends. Learn more at the Nordic Obsession website.

Direct download: Podcast_255.mp3
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Christmas music and conversation with Stanley Samuelsen, first recorded in 2011.

Direct download: Stanley_Revisited.mp3
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This week, we visit the Faroese Ham Radio Club and talk with an American and Faroese Ham radio operator. We'll learn just what ham radio is and why people travel all over the world to broadcast.

Ray Higgins is the president of Remote Ham Radio

Direct download: Podcast_254.mp3
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EP 253: Brandur Patursson: Glass Art

This week, we talk to Brandur Patursson about his glass art exhibit during Olavsoka, we'll also hear some improvised music from Knut, Sakaris, Hedin Ziska Davidsen, and Mattias Kapnas.

Direct download: Podcast_253.mp3
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On this week's show, we document the events of July 23rd in the village of Bour, which made international headlines. Note: this episode may not be suitable for all listeners.

This episode contains the song "Danse Morialta" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Direct download: Podcast_252.mp3
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On this week's show, we talk about what it's like to be an immigrant in the Faroe Islands. We'll talk to David Im, who's from Korea, but has lived all over the world. He'll tell us why he decided to make the Faroes his home, and what adjustments a foreigner has to make when living in a small society.

 

Then we'll walk alone late at night.

Direct download: Podcast_251.mp3
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This week, we arrive in the Faroes to record material for a new season of the podcast. we'll narrate our journey into the city and even stumble upon the subjects for an upcoming podcast.

If you've never heard what jet lag sounds like, this is it.

Direct download: Podcast_250.mp3
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Fugloy Preview

On this bite-sized version of the show, we preview an upcoming show on Fugloy, and get updates on our successful Kickstarter campaign, and the Faroe Islands-Greece match.

Direct download: Fugloy_preview.mp3
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This week, part two of our visit to Mykines. We'll try (and fail) to get a ferry off the island, and listen to music in the streets and in a cramped basement. That may not sound like a fun time, but it's a blast.

 

Also, time is running out to contribute to our Kickstarter campaign. Just head on over to our Kickstarter page before June 4th to contribute.

Direct download: Podcast_249.mp3
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This week, we head to the beautiful island of Mykines. It's an island many Faroese consider to be the most beautiful in the country. In the first half of our visit, we'll travel on the ferry, look at an unusual home, and take a hike.

Also, our Kickstarter campaign needs your help. We're about 33% through the campaign and only about 25% of our way to our goal. If you like our show and want it to continue, please consider showing us some support before the campaign ends on June 4, 2015. You can visit our Kickstarter page here.

Direct download: Podcast_248.mp3
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