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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 28, 2013

On this week's show, Heri Simonsen interviews Hungarian journalist Gabor Lantos about his visit to the Faroe Islands. Then we head out to the breathtaking village of Funningur.

Mar 20, 2013

This week, part three of our special report from the Nordic Cool festival in Washington, DC. We hang out in the Kennedy Center's Grand Foyer and talk with Urd Johannesen about the Nordic House in Torshavn, which is kind of like the Faroese Kennedy Center. We'll also hear some music from Yggdrasil, which is the jazz band...

Mar 13, 2013

This week, more coverage from the Kennedy Center's Nordic Cool festival. We've got music and conversation with Eivor, who is arguably the most famous singer from the Faroe Islands. We'll also hear from Guðrun Rógvadóttir about the founding of Faroese knitwear company Gudrun...

Mar 7, 2013

This week, we tour the Kennedy Center's Nordic Cool Festival. We talk to Xerxes Unvala, who works in the Kennedy Center's international programming office,and look up at "Migration" by Trondur Patursson. Then we wander around the upstairs exhibition space.