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Discover A Classic Greek Novel: The Great Chimera

The Great Chimera is a Greek novel by M. Karagatsis and is considered a modern Greek classic. It tells the story of a young French woman, Marian, who falls in love with a Greek sea-captain, marries him, and moves with him to the Aegean island of Syros (where the Omilo summer courses take place!) Even […]

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Our Valentine’s Wishes From Greece & Greek Love Songs! Σας αγαπάμε :)

Hello Dear Omilo friend! Γεια σου αγαπημένη φίλη / αγαπημένε φίλε! Today it’s Valentine’s Day, and one of those days we are supposed to be romantic, spending a nice day with our love, book a romantic dinner, go for a romantic walk… Σήμερα είναι του Αγίου Βαλεντίνου! Μια μέρα που υποτίθεται ότι γινόμαστε πιο ρομαντικοί, […]

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A Traditional Greek Love Song From Crete

As you all know, in Greece there are so many wonderful songs, singers, songwriters and composers. This time, we chose for you a beautiful, traditional love song from Crete. Listen to this sweet song and the sound of the Cretan lyre! Under the video, you will find the Greek Lyrics as well as the English […]

Some Tips On How To Become Greek!

The recent years more and more Omilo students, mostly nationals of non-EU-countries, seem to be interested in moving to Greece or become residents of Greece. From 2020 also UK-nationals are included in the interested individuals. We have heard various personal reasons for considering taking that step, for example:

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A Bit Of Greek Etymology, About The Name « Omilo »

We are happy to announce that this year, 2021, Omilo celebrates 25 years!  We are looking forward to celebrating this joyful event with staff, teachers and students, but for this, we will need to wait for the most appropriate « corona-free » moment! In the meantime, a bit of Greek etymology! Have you ever wondered what our […]

The Village of Nymfaio

It is January 2021, and unfortunately, we are still experiencing a lockdown in Greece, due to « corona »! Traveling to or within Greece is limited now, but just in case you are planning to be in Greece during the winter season, this year or next year, be aware that Greece is not just a summer destination, […]

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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 […]