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Ano Syros – A Journey through History and Culture

Visiting Ano Syros is like a journey through History and Culture. When you visit the island of Syros, do not miss the opportunity to go for a beautiful walk, and witness some traditional Cycladic architecture.  Just a ten-minute taxi or bus ride to Ano Syros, from the capital and the port of the island, Hermoupolis. […]


How to make Greek frappe – the delicious ice-coffee

Do you know how to make Greek frappe? During warm and sunny days and especially in spring and summer, Greeks prefer to drink the cold coffee instead of the warm  coffee. There are many versions, but the easiest to make yourself at home, is the “frappe” Also Omilo students usually love to drink frappe, and […]

The Omilo song! Performed and created by Omilo students :-)

The Omilo song is there! After 27 years of organizing Omilo Greek Language and Culture courses, we are very happy to finally have a song! And even more amazing that it is created and performed, by Omilo-students 🙂 We thank Stephanie (Canada) and Ellen (USA), for their  cooperation  during the Syros September course in 2023, […]


Greek Rebetiko Song – Vassilis Tsitsanis

A Greek Rebetiko song by Tsitsanis, brings us some decennia back in time, but stays also very contemporary. Greeks, whenever they were facing difficulties, which is still something happening very often, have found a way to overcome and even to celebrate! The following Rebetiko song,  by known composer Vassilis Tsitsanis, is an example of how […]

Greek Song by Mikis Theodorakis

Mikis Theodorakis (1925-2021), is one of the most important Greek composers known abroad. He has composed thousands of Greek songs, (mostly Laika and Entechno style),  symphonic music, music for operas, ballet, and chamber music, etc.. To read more about his life and career, click here.

Learn Greek wishes, for celebrations and social occasions

Learning Greek wishes for celebrations and social occasions is always fun. If you have ever participated in a Greek Easter celebration, wedding, baptism or name day party, you have definitely noticed that there are specific wishes to be used for every occasion. Our students practice those wishes very regularly, not only during a course in […]