The Reumert prize is an annual Danish awards ceremony to recognize excellence in theatre achievements in Denmark. The prize was founded by the Bikuben Foundation in 1998 and has been handed annually since then.
The Adjudication Committee has nominated 13 works, including Hamferð, for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2018. The nominated works were announced during the Bergen International Festival in Norway on 31 May.
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.
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.
How has the international audience reacted to and received the documentary The Islands and The Whales? The director Mike Day will screen the film in The Film Society at Havnar Bio with following discussion at the Paname Café.
The event, which has been held annually since 2001, has grown in popularity over the years and is referred to by some as ”Lítla Ólavsøka” as the streets of Tórshavn are normally packed with people during the event.
”This is a golden opportunity for Faroese advertisers to reach tourists from abroad. The plan as for now is to release two issues this summer – the first one hopefully later this month – and next summer we hope to release even more issues”, says Jóhann Lützen, CEO of Norðlýsið.