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Greek dances with Dora Stratou : A living museum

Greek dances can be found in many places in Greece, also at Omilo! But in Athens you find a special museum, a living museum dedicated to the Greek dance. What makes it special is that it is not just housed in a building. It is a living museum with dancers, lots of spectacle and a […]

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The Athens Festival(s): June till September

The Athens Festivals are something all Athenians are looking forward to ! In summer, everybody gets into a great mood and tries to enjoy the nice things of life. The cultural life in Athens is just great: exhibitions, concerts, music bands, street dancing, theater performances, book fairs, nights of open air cinema, bike rides and […]

Ionian Islands : Lefkada and Scorpios

Life in Lefkada is strongly associated with Scorpios. Scorpios is a small island of 800 km2, very close to the east of Lefkada island, which was owned by the Onassis family till May 2013. While organizing the Greek course on the island of Lefkada, students regularly ask about Scorpios, its history and who has bought […]

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The Greek Parliament

Did you ever visit the Greek Parliament in Athens? It is housed in a building with interesting architecture and great history, in one of the most central parts of the city, at the Syntagma square. Most likely you have seen or passed from the building and also watched the changing of the guards, by the […]

“Kalo taksidi” Dora!

Kalo taksidi, dear Dora.. 23/2/2014 : a sad day… Here a special tribute to Dora Stoimenidou, who was a very good friend, partner, colleague and one of the beloved Omilo teachers for 13 years. Dora was teaching during 85% of all the Omilo courses between 1999 and 2011, so most of the Omilo students have […]