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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 29, 2021

On this episode, it's part two of our conversation with Teitur. We talk about the changes in the Faroe Islands over the past decade both in how it's perceived by foreigners and the Faroese themselves.

Then we step outside and contemplate the year to come.

Dec 22, 2021

This week, we talk to Teitur about getting knighted, the nature of fame in a country where fame doesn't matter, and why he considers his entire career "career suicide."

Then we listen to a little bit of a stunning song from Elin Brimheim Heinesen, and get a little misty about Christmas.

To hear the whole song from Elin,...

Dec 10, 2021

This week, Stella talks to Juliana Arias Agudelo, who grew up in Colombia, but is now in the Faroes. She'll talk about having children in the Faroes, and why this Christmas will be extra-special for her.

Dec 3, 2021

On this podcast we have an uncomfortable conversation about the events on September 12. On that day, more than 1,400 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were killed on a beach in Eysturoy.

We'll gather facts to help you understand exactly what happened, and then talk to our friend Runi Nielsen about what it all means, and...

Nov 15, 2021

This week, Stella talks to Manjiao Li Ryggstein who grew up in rural China before meeting and marrying a Faroese man. It's a fun story. Also we'll get a COVID update and hear some audio from the Faroe Islands-Denmark match.

UPDATE: When we posted this podcast, the Faroe Islands was the only team to score on Denmark...