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G! Best Festivals in the World for 2019!

Condé Nast Traveller has included the Faroese G! Festival on its list of ‘Best Festivals in the World for 2019’. Citing artists’ ‘unenviable task of competing with the scenery for attention’, the renowned publication encourages people to check out the three-day summer music event in July.

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Restaurant KOKS awarded second Michelin star

In 2017, KOKS was awarded its first – and the Faroe Islands’ first – Michelin star

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Number of Faroese horses continues to grow

The Faroese horse, called "føroyska rossið" in Faroese, has wandered in the rugged landscape of the windswept Faroe Islands for over a thousand years. DNA analysis has shown that the Faroese breed is unique, not found anywhere else in the world.

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History of the Faroe Islands

The first known settlers in the Faroe Islands were Irish monks, who in the 6th century AD told of the “Islands of the Sheep and the Paradise of Birds”.

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Atlantic Airways, voted best charter airline

24th Danish Travel Awards: the winners! - Spectacular acrobatics and musical performances jazzed up this year’s awards ceremony.

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Crown Prince of Dubai visits the Faroe Islands

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, popularly known as Fazza, is currently visiting the Faroe Islands, report several Faroese news sites.

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Faroe Islands Translate wins Lion at Cannes Festival

Faroe Islands Translate, the initiative that saw Faroese volunteers create live video translations for people all over the world, won a bronze Cannes Lion at the prestigious annual awards show in southern France on June 21.

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Best Airport Hotels in the World

Hotel Vagar in the Faroe Islands has been ranked amongst the top 10 in ”The best airport hotels in the world” by freelance journalist and sub-editor Ronan O’Shea who writes for The Independent.

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Introducing Faroe Islands

The forgotten Faroes are just a short flight from the UK and the rest of Europe, yet they’re way off the standard traveller’s radar. Adrift in the frothing swells of the north Atlantic, this mysterious 18-piece jigsaw puzzle of islands is at once ancient and very modern.

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Winter in the Faroe Islands

Watch this video: Winter in the Faroe Islands

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