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  • Close encounter: rock face of southern Suðuroy’s western shoreline
    There’s hardly anything more compelling and awe-inspiring than seeing and experiencing first-hand the vertical rock face along the shorelines of the Faroe Islands, up close and by boat. It tells a fascinating story of some of life’s truly…
    - 1 day ago 5/07/22, 10:54am -
  • New sushi restaurants to open in Runavík, Tórshavn
    Eating sushi out is looking like a growing trend in the Faroe Islands and come late summer, the country will have three sushi restaurants. What started in central Tórshavn, in 2009, with hospitality major Gist & Vist opening Etika —…
    - 7 days ago 29/06/22, 11:43pm -
  • The Scottish Salmon Company becomes Bakkafrost Scotland
    The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC), acquired by Faroese fish farming group Bakkafrost in 2019, has announced that it will rename its operations in Scotland to Bakkafrost Scotland. “The corporate focus for the past two years has been to align the…
    - 7 days ago 29/06/22, 9:17am -
  • Strong Faroese seafood industry facing a rough ride
    The Faroese have always depended heavily on the availability of fish as a food resource. Indeed, ever since the island nation’s slow entry into the modern age in the 19th and 20th centuries, fish has been the mainstay of exports; and overall, t…
    - 9 days ago 27/06/22, 11:09pm -
  • ‘I love the panoramic vistas’
    Pól Sundskarð, of Pol.fo fame, went through a terrible ordeal in October last year. Having hiked on practically every mountain in the Faroe Islands over the years and literally climbed every peak here, Sund­skarð all of sudden was…
    - 13 days ago 23/06/22, 4:45pm -
  • ‘Trom’ crime series claims two Golden Nymph Awards at Montecarlo
    Faroese-Danish crime TV drama ‘Trom’ received two Golden Nymph Awards at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco on Tueday. The series itself was awarded the Jury Special Prize in the Fiction category, while lead actor Ulrich Thomse…
    - 14 days ago 22/06/22, 11:57pm -
  • Manufacturing fishing ropes for world’s longlining fleets
    Runavík’s multifaceted gift and specialty shop Berglon, which is also a manufacturer and supplier of fishing rope for longliners, has increased its international sales and production over the past few years, according to managing owner R…
    - 15 days ago 22/06/22, 1:11am -
  • ‘Maybe you should do a little bit more for campers’
    What brings you to the Faroe Islands? we asked two friendly ladies strolling by the sea at Tinganes one beautiful Monday evening in early June. “We’re stopping over a few days in the Faroe Islands on our way to Iceland,” Elke, from…
    - 16 days ago 20/06/22, 11:52pm -
  • Special Faroese language classes for children of immigrant background to continue next year in Tórshavn
    For many years, the Tórshavnar Kvøldskúli (Tórshavn Evening School) has offered courses in Faroese for adult immigrants, and in February, a so-called Reception Class commenced at the school with as many as 14 immigrant chi…
    - 19 days ago 17/06/22, 11:21pm -
  • ‘At least deserved’: Luxembourg 2 – 2 Faroe Islands
    The Faroes Islands came from two goals behind, thanks to a double from Jóannes Bjartalíð, to salvage a memorable point in Luxembourg on June 14th.  In terms of team news, coach Håkan Ericson made four changes, with Sonni…
    - 21 days ago 16/06/22, 12:18am -