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Greek Movie and Book : Mikra Anglia

When Greek cinema meets Greek literature the result is usually excellent. The movie ‘Little England’ , directed by Pantelis Voulgaris and based on the book by author Ioanna Karystiani, was released in December 2013.

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The Epidaurus Amphitheatre in Greece | Omilo

When visiting Greece, it is not just about eating delicious food in taverns and going to the beach, but most travelers, including Omilo students, also love to visit ancient Greek sites, attend Greek concerts, or theatre  productions, while learning more about Greek culture and history. Well, here is the good news, by visiting the beautiful […]

The Greek “Happy Fools’ Day » on April 1st

April 1st! The first day of April is traditionally established as the day that we fool the others or tell jokes. And also in Greek you can say “Καλή Πρωταπριλιά !” (Kali protaprilia) = Happy Fools’ Day! The only difference is that in Greek you actually say “Happy First of April”!

Yiannis Ritsos: The Life and Work of The Great Greek Poet

Yiannis Ritsos is one of the most famous and internationally acknowledged Greek poets, with many of his works having been translated and published in many languages. He worked tirelessly and his output was enormous; he has published more than one hundred poems and poetry collections as well as some novels, plays, articles, and translations. Today, […]

How To Use Greek Proverbs in Everyday Conversations – with Videos & Audio | Omilo

How To Use Greek Proverbs in Everyday Conversations? Proverbs are popular sayings that provide nuggets of wisdom. Every culture and language has a collection of those. They illustrate how people within this culture think and are often influenced by its history. The Greek word for ‘proverbs’ is ‘οι παροιμίες’. Οι παροιμίες είναι σύντομες εκφράσεις που […]

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Accommodation On Syros Island, While Learning Greek

Where to stay on Syros island If you only intend to visit Syros for just a night or two, we’d suggest choosing a hotel in Ermoupoli, the island’s beautiful capital. You’d want to spend at least a day in Ermoupoli, doing sightseeing, and exploring this fascinating city. Also, Ano Syros is a great location to spend […]