Students from the Faroe Islands and abroad will be able to study an art degree at the University of the Faroe Islands starting in August 2019. This is the first time an art degree is available at University level in the Faroe Islands.
Faroese Michelin-starred restaurant KOKS is in the list of ten of the most interesting restaurants in the world; it was selected by US-based travel publication Wonderlust, which has the high end traveler in mind.
Early next year, the renowned London Symphony Orchestra will perform a musical based on a Faroese children’s book. The book, called ‘Veiða Vind’ (Catch the Wind), is written by Faroese author Rakel Helmsdal and tells the tale of elves and dragons.
Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Bárður Oskarsson, Nils Henrik Asheim, Benedikt Erlingsson, Ólafur Egill Egilsson, Marianne Slot, Carine Leblanc and Per Ole Frederiksen, Pâviârak Jakobsen and Nette Levermann from the Attu Natural Resource Council were awarded the five Nordic Council prizes 2018.