Red Cross: together, we overcome loneliness
The challenges of loneliness and social isolation have never been more pressing than in today’s Covid-19 climate, the Red Cross Faroe Islands writes in a press release.
To help shed light on these challenges, the organisation is launching its ‘Together, we overcome loneliness’ campaign, consisting of six events held across the country.
The events include a talk by psychologist Suni Poulsen on the challenges of loneliness, an introduction to the Red Cross ‘visitor service’ for the lonely and ‘the family network’ for migrants, Dragana Popovic telling her story of migration and loneliness, plus a short film and a live music performance.
The dates and venues are as follows:
Tuesday 27 April at 7 pm in Spaniastova in Klaksvík
Wednesday 28 April at 7 pm in Marghøllin, Sørvágur
Thursday 29 April at 7 pm at Caféin á Mølini in Skálavík, Sandoy
Tuesday 4 May at 7 pm in the Nordic House in Tórshavn
Wednesday 5 May at 7 pm in Løkshøll in Runavík
Thursday 6 May at 7 pm in SALT in Tvøroyri
7.00 pm: Welcome
7.15 pm: “Loneliness – challenges and solutions” by psychologist Suni Poulsen
7.40 pm: Introduction to vitjanartænastan (the visiting service)
7.55 pm: Short film about the visiting service
8.00 pm: Break incl. live performances and coffee/tea
8.15 pm: Familjuvinir (the family network) (in English)
8.30 pm: the personal story of Draganu Popovic, new to the Faroes (in English)
8.45 pm: Meet your Red Cross volunteers
9.00 pm: Event ends
Entry to the events is free, and everyone is welcome.
For more information, visit the Red Cross Faroe Islands website.