Myths & Legends
Myths & Legends
Nov 27, 2020
The Giant and the Witch (Risin & Kellingin)
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Myths and legends have fed the imagination of Faroe Islanders for centuries. 

Stories of giants and witches, kings and battles, hidden people and magical creatures are found on all 18 islands.

These myths and legends may hold truths that can unlock the secrets of our ancient origins. 

This is the story of the Risin & Kellingin, the giant and the witch from Iceland who tried to steal the Faroe Islands. 

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