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Monday, March 4, 2024

Inspiration for Your Trip

Come ride the wind and the currents of the Faroes onboard The Northern Lights!

SPONSORED. We offer you a unique and authentic experience of the Faroe Islands from the sea on a trip with focus on living in the moment and...

Be sure to visit Listasavn Føroya—the National Gallery

SPONSORED. Listasavn Føroya—the National Gallery of the Faroe Islands—is the main museum for Faroese art. Located in central Tórshavn at the Gundadalur entrance to the Viðarlundin park,...

Bluegate: Adventure of a lifetime

SPONSORED. Get ready to take in the most incredible views from the most admired landmarks of the Faroe Islands, including Drangarnir, Gásadalur’s Múlafossur, and Mykines a.k.a. the...

Hospitality, Tourism & Travel, Leisure and Nature

Come ride the wind and the currents of the Faroes onboard The Northern Lights!

SPONSORED. We offer you a unique and authentic experience of the Faroe Islands from the sea on a trip with focus on living in the moment and...

Number of Faroe Islands air passengers hits all-time high

Much as predicted months ago, the year 2023 indeed turned out record-breaking in terms of air passenger traffic in the Faroe Islands. According to Vagar Airport, as...

Entertainment, Film & TV, Music

Faroese music again to be featured at ‘The Great Escape’ festival in Brighton

Again this May, Faroese artists are included in the lineup at the annual Great Escape festival in Brighton, UK. The Faroese contribution to the festival this time...

Jazzygold, Aggrasoppar to perform at Dutch music festival Eurosonic

In January Faroese music group Aggrasoppar and music artist Jazzygold are scheduled to perform at the 2024 iteration of the Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) in the Netherlands, according...

More Stories

First university Diplomas earned in Faroese as a Second Language

Students at the University of the Faroe Islands have completed a diploma program in Faroese as a Second Language, for the first time ever. On February 9th, the...

Tragedy confirmed as efforts to find missing fishermen end

Search efforts in connection with the shipwreck of Faroese longliner Kambur have been discontinued after four days, with two out of 16 fishermen still missing and assumed...

Faroe undersea tunnels attract growing interational interest

Undersea road tunnels in the Faroe Islands have garnered attention worldwide in the last few years, recently inspiring lawmakers in Scotland to take a closer look at...

Two fishermen missing after rogue wave sinks longliner ‘Kambur’

Search and rescue operations began in rough seas off the island Suðuroy earlier today following reports from freezer longliner Kambur of a catastrophic encounter with a ‘rogue’ wave, with...

Faroese music again to be featured at ‘The Great Escape’ festival in Brighton

Again this May, Faroese artists are included in the lineup at the annual Great Escape festival in Brighton, UK. The Faroese contribution to the festival this time...

Major hurricane swipes through Faroes causing hundreds of damage instances

Earlier today a major hurricane with an average wind force of 144 kilometers per hour (40 meters per second) and gusts of up to a terrifying 248...

Faroese send 80,000 EUR in emergency aid to Iceland’s volcano-hit Grindavík

While the Icelandic Red Cross is raising funds to help those affected by the volcanic eruption near the town of Grindavík, where 4,000 people were evacuated from...

Couple may face up to ten years in prison for attempting to smuggle 24 kilos of hemp

A man and a woman were arrested in Tórshavn earlier this month for attempting to smuggle 24 kilograms of cannabis to the Faroe Islands. Customs officials discovered the...

Faroese bow out of EHF Euro 2024 as heroes

With a loss against Poland on Monday, the Faroese men’s handball team saw the end of their EHF Euro 2024 journey in Berlin. Following a half-time score of...

Fisheries & Aquaculture

Faroe-Russian fisheries treaty extended for 2024

The long-standing bilateral fisheries treaty between the Faroe Islands and the Russian Federation has been duly extended for another year, in line with tradition since almost half...

Energy and the Environment

Minesto tidal power plant delivers first electricity to Faroese grid

Tidal energy kite Dragon 12 has delivered its first electricity to the national grid of the Faroes, ocean energy developer Minesto announced. “A key milestone has been reached,”...

Faroese Sustainable Business Initiative wins EDIE Award for Partnership and Collaboration

The Faroese Sustainable Business Initiative—Burðardygt Vinnulív, as the network is known in Faroese—claimed this year’s international EDIE award for Partnership and Collaboration. In competition with eight other nominees...
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