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The Local Cuisine of the Cyclades | Omilo

Every summer since 2005, Omilo organizes Greek Language and Culture Courses on Syros, one of the Cyclades Islands. Located close to each other, their beautiful landscapes, bright Aegean sun, clean blue waters and cosmopolitan vibes make them an ideal summer destination. To top this off, the local cuisine of Cyclades is very versatile and delicious. […]

How Omilo Students Witnessed The Corona Months…

On May 2nd, 2020, we wrote an update email, on how Omilo is dealing with the corona crisis, as well as the situation in Greece. We also suggested to our students, from all over the world,  to write their “story”, on how they deal with the corona months, at home. We are happy many students […]


Lazaretta, The Former Quarantine of Syros Island – Omilo

Who could imagine in March 2020, that the whole world would go to « lockdown » due to the Corona Covid-19 virus, and when traveling many times a « quarantine » is requested? All this belonged to history, most of us thought… or the younger generation probably never heard of the word « quarantine » before. S0 let’s see how the […]


Greek Listening Exercise About A Greek Tradition

In the following video you will see teacher Konstantinos and three other Omilo members picnicking in the background. This video is taken in the Singrou Park of Maroussi (Nord Athens), at 600 meters from the Omilo school and was made for the Omilo Quiz about Greece. Konstantinos asks two questions. He also explains more about the […]


A Greek Traditional Dance From Crete – Siganos

A Greek Traditional Dance From Crete – If  you like Greek dances, then let’s learn about the « siganos ». As you may know, every region in Greece has different dances, music and rhythms. The dances of Crete also belong to a special category. The main instrument in most of the Cretan music is the “lyra”, and […]