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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.

May 21, 2020

This week, we talk to Faroese musician and producer Sakaris about making music during a pandemic, and why he invited the public (via Facebook Live) to watch him do the messy business of creating music in the studio.

If you'd like to see one of Sakaris' live streams, or see one of his previous streams, you can find it at...

May 15, 2020

On this episode, we'll get in a time machine and travel back to 2016 to play the hottest new game, Pokemon Go. We'll take down a few gyms, talk to a nice German woman, and get wet walking through the rain.

We'll also get an update on COVID-19 in the Faroe Islands, and learn about the mystery of the Torshavn River.

May 1, 2020

On this episode of Home and Away, Stella Talks to Sabina Poulsen, who has lived in the Faroe Islands for 13 years and runs Fjord Cottage. We'll learn about the importance of knowing Faroese, and her experience running a guesthouse.

We'll also get an update on the latest COVID-19 numbers, and learn about a new...

Apr 24, 2020

Thirteen years ago, Mirela Balicevac moved to the Faroe Islands to play professional volleyball. Today, she's still in the Faroes. Stella talks to Mirela about raising kids in the Faroe Islands, finding good food in a foreign country, and the difficulties of learning Faroese.

We'll also get an update on the COVID-19...

Apr 15, 2020

On this podcast, we talk to Elin Brimheim Heinesen about being in the Faroe Islands during lockdown. We'll also get the latest COVID-19 numbers from the Faroes, hear a song from Elin, listen to a Coronavirus-themed opera, and learn about "Remote Tourism," where you control the actions of a tour guide over the internet...