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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.

Mar 26, 2015

This week, we get two Faroese perspectives on last week's total socal eclipse in the Faroe Islands. It was a moment when the whole country stopped for just a minute.


Also, time is running out to sign up for this summer's Nordic Obsession Tour. Head over to the Nordic Obsession website and reserve your spot by April...

Mar 19, 2015

On this week's show, we talk to Rolant Waag Dam. He's one of the organizers of the Faroese Music Awards. The show is in its second year and handed out more than a dozen awards to Faroese musicians last weekend. We'll talk about how the show went, and the state of Faroese music.

Then we'll sit on a bench that may or may...

Mar 10, 2015

This week, we talk to Kate Russo, she's an Australian eclipse chaser who's in the Faroe Islands in advance of next week's solar eclipse. Hosts Matthew Workman and Heri Simonsen ask Russo about her intense interest in eclipses, and what the Faroese can expect when the big event happens there on March 20th.


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Mar 3, 2015

This week, we visit what some call the second-largest Faroese settlement, but it's not in the Faroe Islands. Instead, we're heading to a rather bland looking concrete housing complex that scores of Faroese students call home. 

What's it like living in this little slice of the Faroes hidden in Denmark? We'll ask someone...