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Sunday, April 21, 2024

Inspiration for Your Trip

Fjord: The essential boutique for charming Faroe-themed souvenirs and gifts

SPONSORED. Visit Fjord, the Faroe Islands’ perfect gift and souvenir shop! Owned and run by designer Suffía Nón, this is your first choice boutique featuring contemporary designs...

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,...

Hospitality, Tourism & Travel, Leisure and Nature

Fjord: The essential boutique for charming Faroe-themed souvenirs and gifts

SPONSORED. Visit Fjord, the Faroe Islands’ perfect gift and souvenir shop! Owned and run by designer Suffía Nón, this is your first choice boutique featuring contemporary designs...

Spectacular aurora light up the sky over Múlafossur

Capturing the iconic Múlafossur waterfall amid a stunning burst of the Northern lights is something out of the ordinary—yet that is what Swedish landscape photographer Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist...

Entertainment, Film & TV, Music

Týr, Eivør, Lena Anderssen, Highasakite, Uriah Heep: Faroese music festivals announce lineups

“We don’t have to look to distant places to find good music to enjoy and sing along to,” claim the organizers of a new Faroese music festival,...

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...

More Stories

In international handball, á Skipagøtu named Young Male Player of the Year

Faroese handballer Elias Ellefsen á Skipagøtu has been named 2023 IHF Young Male Player of the Year, the International Handball Federation announced last week. “The meteoric ascension of...

Video: Farmers descend on Tórshavn to protest land reform bill

https://vimeo.com/926459568 A highly noticeably demonstration took place earlier this week when a sizable convoy of tractors rolled in to the Faroese capital Tórshavn to protest against a land...

Cruise season begins at Runavík with arrival of ‘Ambition’

This year, 21 cruise ships are slated to call at the Port of Runavík, most of them visiting Runavík itself with six going to the small settlements...

‘Closer Faroes-EU relations’ promised on first ever official visit to Faroe by a EU Commission President

The President of the European Commissions, Ursula von der Leyen, together with Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, paid a snap visit to the Faroe Islands earlier today....

World-famous artist Tróndur Patursson turns 80, celebrated at National Gallery of the Faroe Islands

Celebrating renowned Faroese painter and sculptor Tróndur Patursson, who turned 80 earlier this month, the National Gallery of the Faroe Islands is hosting an exhibition with artworks...

FarCargo makes history as first load takes off

Air freight to and from the Faroe Islands has moved to a new level with the introduction of FarCargo, a dedicated freight airline that began cargo operations...

Týr, Eivør, Lena Anderssen, Highasakite, Uriah Heep: Faroese music festivals announce lineups

“We don’t have to look to distant places to find good music to enjoy and sing along to,” claim the organizers of a new Faroese music festival,...

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,”...

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...

Business

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...

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...

Energy and the Environment

Glyvrar welcomes new 109-meter hybrid well boat ‘Bakkafossur’

The headquarters of salmon farmer Bakkafrost at Glyvrar were the scene of a grand reception on January 7th as the brand new 109-meter hybrid well boat ‘Bakkafossur’...
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