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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.

Oct 5, 2017

This week, we talk to Scott Harrington, the outgoing coach for the Faroese Women's National Handball Team. He'll talk about his time in the Faroes and what's next for him.

We also play with the awesome new tool, Translate Faroe Islands. The tool allows you to enter a sentence into the site, then it sends you back a...


Sep 20, 2017

This week, we're raising money to fund another season of the podcast. We'll talk about our fundraising goals, what we plan on doing during this year's reporting trip to the Faroes,and how you can help out. 

It's really easy, you can just donate here.

Also, because it's not really a show without some sound from...


Sep 11, 2017

This week, we speak with Mikael Blak, probably the most sought-after bass player in the Faroe Islands. He plays with so many bands he actually has trouble listing them all. We talk about his music, growing up in a house with one of the most important figures in Faroese music (his dad) and how playing punk influences how...


Aug 29, 2017

This week, we talk to Faroese people in the USA for the Great American Eclipse including Elin Brimheim Heinesen. We'll also talk to a couple who met at the Faroese eclipse in 2015, and then traveled to the US for this one. We'll also hear some audio from the eclipse. 


Aug 10, 2017

On day 2 of Olavsoka, we hear some poems, get lost, sing, dance, and eat some Spanish ham. Lots and lots of Spanish ham. Have we mentioned the ham? It was really good.