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The Most Well Known Greek New Year Song – Carol

In Greece, on December 31st,  children will ring your doorbell and sing the New Year Carol. (unfortunately, this year, due to “corona” and a lockdown in Greece,  children will not be allowed to sing.) Of course, you can hear this New Year song also on the radio, and actually, you can sing it yourself… A […]

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Greek Mountain Tea, and not only..

Greece might be a “coffee country” and not so known for tea, but did you know that there are different types of Greek herbal teas? They have plenty of health benefits and are associated with staying at home and keeping warm during the cold winter months, so now we have a perfect chance to learn […]

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Learning A Greek Christmas Carol, And Singing Along

Would you like to listen to a Greek Christmas carol, or sing along? On December 24th, if you are in Greece, do not be surprised when children ring your doorbell early in the morning! Τhe children go from house to house singing about the birth of Jesus Christ, holding their small metal triangles.  Open them […]

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Greek Vocabulary And Grammar Exercise With A Rebetiko song.

It cannot always be sunny, also in Greece there are “rainy days”! And of course, there is a Greek song that goes along with a wet day! Listen to the beautiful rebetiko song, composed by Vassilis Tsitsanis “Raindrops are falling” «Πέφτουν της βροχής οι στάλες». A rainy day is excellent to study Greek as well, […]

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Learning Greek during a corona summer!

How we spent the last 4 months and managed to charge our batteries for the winter? Some recent Omilo history from July till November 2020. Spring 2020 was very different from other years! Not only in Greece but all over the world, due to the covid-19 pandemic. But fortunately, the summer was a pleasant one, […]