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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.

Dec 24, 2019

On this episode, we revisit our 2011 interview with Stanley Samuelsen. He'll tell us about his childhood memories of Christmas in the Faroe Islands, and play one of his favorite Christmas songs.

And on behalf of everyone at the podcast, we hope you're having a happy holiday season surrounded by people you love.


Dec 23, 2019

On this episode of Home and Away, Stella talks to Cinthia Gonzalez Parada from Chile. 

Cinthia talks about her life in the Faroes, adjusting to the cold, and even sings a little opera.

This show appears in the Faroe Islands Podcast feed courtesy of FM1.

Dec 22, 2019

On this bonus edition of the podcast, we do just one thing: listen to the waves crash over pebbles on a beach on Sandoy. When the water passes through the pebbles on the beach, it makes a cool and soothing sound. So we looped 30 minutes of that audio into this one podcast you can listen to when you need to sleep. Or...

Dec 20, 2019

On this show, we talk to a Serbian athlete about the years she spent playing volleyball in the Faroe Islands. 

Then we sit on a beach and listen as the water drains out through the pebbles. It's quite soothing.

Also, we say happy birthday to Sirkus Foroyar. That's the Torshavn pub that has drastically altered the...

Dec 5, 2019

On this second episode of Home and Away, Stella Zachariassen talks to Gina Thomsen, who moved to the Faroes from Peru ten years ago. We'll learn about how she's coping with the cold, learning Faroese, and why she was hesitant to marry a man she didn't think she could take in a fight.

This program originally aired on FM1...