Faroese Researchers´ Night 2018 (Vísindavøka) will be held at Sjóvinnuhúsið, Tórshavn on September 28. The event is part of the European Researchers’ Night, which takes place yearly, typically starting on the last Friday of the month of September.
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary and His Royal Highness Prince Frederick of Denmark have risked the wrath of a lot of Faroe Islanders after the former snubbed a handshake with Faroese prime minister Aksel V. Johannesen, while the latter started walking when the Faroese National Anthem was being played by Tórshavn’s brass band.
Eysturkommuna has received a new town hall in the village of Norðragøta that cuts into the verdurous landscape of the Faroe Islands. Totaling more than 8.000 square feet, the structure is designed by Henning Larsen with a rooftop adorned with green grass that further ties the building into the Nordic surroundings.
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.