Autumn in Greece is full of surprises! Even though summer is probably the most popular season in Greece, for Greeks and non-Greeks, also autumn and winter have much more to offer than you might think! Since the Tourist Industry focuses on Greece as a typical country for summer holidays, not everyone knows that Greece is […]
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, […]
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 […]
Maybe you recently ordered a FIX beer in Greece? There are plenty of beers to choose from on the Greek market (Mythos, Alfa, Yellow Donkey, Nissos, Vergina …), but let’s have a look at the Fix beer. A beer with an interesting history, as well as its own building in center Athens!
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 […]
The Greek alphabet is unique and special. It has survived thousands of years without significant changes. From the times of Omiros and Platonas, in Byzantine and Kavafis, it ended up in our times with barely any changes to it. The Omilo teachers are happy to help you learning this beautiful Greek Alphabet! By the way, […]
Watching films in Greek is a fun way to spend an evening at home and improve your Greek listening skills at the same time. The Greek movie « Worlds Apart » – Ένας Άλλος Κόσμος – is a movie we can recommend for sure. At Omilo, we often organise film nights during the 1- and 2-week Greek language and […]