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Monday, May 20, 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, Travel & Tourism, Leisure and Nature

Icelandair commences Keflavík-Vágar scheduled flights

Icelandair’s new flight route between Keflavík and Vágar, inaugurated on May 1st, is backed by growing North American interest in the Faroe Islands, according to the airline. Capable...

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...

Entertainment, Film & TV, Music

Summer season at hand as downtown market fair energizes Tórshavn—photos

Packed with people and buzzing with business, an area covering Vágsbotnur, Vaglið and more turned central Tórshavn into a scene of festivities and happy faces on Saturday....

Eivør releases second single from upcoming album

Faroese music artist Eivør will reportedly be releasing her long-awaited new album “ENN” on June 14th, and earlier this week she released a new single and music...

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Eivør releases second single from upcoming album

Faroese music artist Eivør will reportedly be releasing her long-awaited new album “ENN” on June 14th, and earlier this week she released a new single and music...

Faroe Islands fertility rate falls sharply to hit historic low

In a rather dramatic and historic decline, the total fertility rate of the Faroe Islands has dropped below the 2.0 mark, to as low as 1.86 children...

Looking to strengthen ties between Faroes, Hebrides

The Hebrides and the Faroes have much in common and establishing a closer relationship between the two island groups would be beneficial, according to John Randall, chairman...

Three men sentenced in Faroe’s largest-ever cannabis smuggling case

The Court of the Faroe Islands has sentenced two men to two years and three months and two years an seven months in prison, respectively, for smuggling...

Minister expresses hope of saving discontinued Faroese-language course for foreigners

Even though Tórshavn Evening School has decided to discontinue the ‘Faroese As a Second Language’ course, those who wish to study the subject during the upcoming season...

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...

Top int’l construction video channel features Faroe tunnels

B1M, a leading international video channel focusing on construction, has released a 30-minute documentary to highlight the road infrastructure of the Faroe Islands, in particular the two...

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...

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...

Fisheries & Aquaculture

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...

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...

Business

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...

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,”...
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