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The food culture of the Faroe Islands

A blooming scene of young chefs is starting to push further the boundaries of local cuisine, where Faroese ingredients and methods take on Michelin-star propositions. Their plates are filled with stories to tell and awe-inspiring shapes and colours that prove the Faroes have much more to offer than only beautiful landscapes.

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Kópakonan – the seal woman

Throughout centuries, people in the Faroe Islands have told stories. Some about kings and battles, other about elfish people, creatures and treasures. Many of these stories were passed from generation to generation by word of mouth only.

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Faroese art exhibited at Nordic Museum in Seattle

Twenty-five glass birds by Faroese painter, sculptor and glass artist, Tróndur Patursson, were on display as the new Nordic Museum opened in Seattle, USA, in early May. The museum is the largest in the United States to honour the legacy of immigrants from five Nordic countries.