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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.

Discovering The Trilogy by Greek Author Nikos Themelis | Omilo

If you are looking to learn more about Greek history of the 19th and 20th century in a way that does not remind you of school textbooks, we would recommend giving Greek author’s Nikos Themelis trilogy a try. The three novels describe the socio-political conditions of the time as well as important historical events that […]


Mikis Theodorakis, The Legendary Greek Composer | Omilo

Already one year passed, without Mikis Theodorakis… Mikis Theodorakis, the beloved and internationally known Greek composer, whose music and political life are also well-known abroad, died on September 2nd, 2021. He was 96. Theodorakis’ career, which started in his early years, produced a hugely varied body of work. He has not only composed symphonic music, […]

Your Persistence | A Greek Song by Eleonora Zouganeli

For many Greek language learners, Greek music is the reason why they started learning Greek. Music is a fun and interesting way to learn the language. You can listen at any time of the day and the lyrics can help you to expand your vocabulary, but also make you feel closer to Greece and the […]

A Greek Parsley Dip From Syros Island

When we are on the island of Syros for the Greek summer courses, one of the things the Omilo team and students love, are the tavern meals. The taverns on Syros island offer lots of wonderful dishes worth discovering. Today we would like to share a recipe with you of a typical starter from Syros […]