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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.

Aug 29, 2013

John Carter Cash comes from country music royalty. He's the only child of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, and has a music career of his own. Cash was in the Faroes last week, and our good friend Heri Simonsen caught up with him to talk to him about the Faroe Islands, country music, and what it's like to grow up with...

Aug 22, 2013

This week, we talk to Sakaris Stora. He recently directed a silm that played at the HollyShorts film festival in Los Angeles, California. We'll talk about how quickly the Faroese film scene has changed in just a few years. Then we'll head under the runway in the village of Sorvagur. And we'll also run down the news...

Aug 15, 2013

This week, we talk to Eiler Fagratlett about the changes in the LGBT community following the historic 2012 Faroe Pride rally that drew more than 5,000 people to the streets of Torshavn. Then we'll test Eiler's gaydar.

Aug 8, 2013

This week, we talk to ORKA founder Jens Thomsen about his project Foroyar 5.2, which blends music, geology, and video. We'll ask Thomsen how this unique collaboration came about and listen to some of the composition.

We also give special thanks this week to our Kickstarter supporters David Pleasant, Sean Cearley, and...