A visit to Athens is never complete without a visit to the Acropolis Museum, which first opened its doors in 2009. For all those years, it has been one of the major cultural sightseeing spots of the Greek capital.

Lire la suite

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!

Lire la suite

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 culture courses – because learning does not have to stop in the classroom! Watching a movie under the stars, while sipping a glass of wine, definitely feels like holidaying in Greece!

Lire la suite

Summer in Greece!  Beautiful beaches, blue water, white houses and unforgettable sunsets spontaneously pop into your mind. Without a doubt, it is a very nice part of the Greek summer. But this is not all…There are plenty of other options to make your holiday even more interesting.  One of them is a romantic one: the summer cinema.


Lire la suite

If you are looking for more ways to keep building your Greek vocabulary, while having fun, then listening to Greek music is for sure a very good option! Below you can read the lyrics and listen to a very nice and popular Greek song by Rena Morfi.  


Lire la suite

Greek Orthodox Easter is probably the biggest celebration of the year for most Greeks, with a lot of special traditions and family gatherings.  So, how do Greeks celebrate Easter?

Lire la suite

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.
Lire la suite

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 site of Epidaurus, you can combine it all!
Lire la suite

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”!

Lire la suite

Greek Orthodox Easter is celebrated by most Greeks, all over the world. But many people are also experiencing two different Easters in one family, depending on their cultural backgrounds.
Lire la suite