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Monday, December 11, 2023

Plan Your Trip

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...

For business or pleasure, a perfect place to stay: Hotel Djurhuus

SPONSORED. Hotel Djurhuus is the perfect place to stay in the Faroe Islands whether it’s for business or pleasure. The hotel offers the best balance of warmth...

Hospitality, Tourism & Travel, Leisure and Nature

Faroe Islands air passenger volume to set new record

2023 is on track to become a record-breaking year for air passenger volume in the Faroe Islands. During the first 11 months of this year, nearly 409,000 travelers...

Walk on the edge of the world

This photo I like to call “Walk on the Edge of the World” because it resembles every word from that title. It captures a movie-like landscape scenery...

Entertainment, Film & TV, Music

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...

‘Grand Old Man’ of Faroese pop: Robert McBirnie turns 80

On November 1st, Faroese singer, songwriter and entertainer Robert McBirnie turned 80. McBirnie is widely recognized as one of Faroese music’s most influential persons of all time....

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Emerging as a viable MICE destination

When it comes to tourism associated with corporate events, trade fairs, medical congresses, conventions, meetings and the like, there is a significant international market—one in which the...

Staying the Faroese course

As the Faroe Islands’ national carrier Atlantic Airways has just celebrated the 35-year anniversary of its founding, the airline remains by far the leading player in the...

‘Grand Old Man’ of Faroese pop: Robert McBirnie turns 80

On November 1st, Faroese singer, songwriter and entertainer Robert McBirnie turned 80. McBirnie is widely recognized as one of Faroese music’s most influential persons of all time....

Kristian Davidsen returns to head Faroese Telecom

As of January 2024, Kristian R. Davidsen, who was the CEO of Føroya Tele (Faroese Telecom) from 2006 to 2015, will resume his former position. Mr. Davidsen is...

Fishing for information

Commercial fishing is increasingly becoming imbued with networked digital information as fishing vessels share critical data in real time transmitted via marine electronics—with even small inshore boats...

TĂłrshavn launches new events calendar TĂ­min

Tórshavn Municipality has just launched Tímin (the Hour), a calendar with an overview of events and activities taking place in the municipal area. “Tímin is meant for cultural...

Sandoy joins Mainland with high hopes

The island Sandoy’s long standing relative isolation despite its rather central geographical location among the Faroe Islands is soon to be over. As of December 21st this...

‘Heartist’ wins Best International Documentary Award at DOC LA

Faroese documentary ‘Heartist’, directed by Marianna Mørkøre and Beinta á Torkilsheyggi, and produced by Kykpictures and Rógviper, has received the “Best International Documentary Award” at the DOC...

Economic outlook: A sobering turn of events

The Faroese business community appears to be growing increasingly nervous over signs of a dramatically worsening outlook for the seafood export industry, the very backbone of the...

Fisheries & Aquaculture

Faroese-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

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...

SEV invests in more technology to utilize wind power

Faroese utility company SEV is increasing its capacity to utilize wind energy in the so-called Main Area with the investment in a synchronous condenser and a battery...

Business

Faroese-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...

Emerging as a viable MICE destination

When it comes to tourism associated with corporate events, trade fairs, medical congresses, conventions, meetings and the like, there is a significant international market—one in which the...
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