"The ballads here are living." 

Videography and Editing: Evelyn Osborn
Story: Elizabeth Schiffler
Soundtrack: Abi Kalkura

In my study of Faroese ballads, their vitality is what struck me most. The ballads sung are not a historical experience, or even a cultural preservation, they are a part of life, a means of communication and community amongst the Faroese people.