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Manos Eleftheriou: Greek author and songwriter

Manos Eleftheriou (1938-2018), a famous Greek writer of poems, short stories and songs, unfortunately died at the age of 80 on July 22, 2018. Since he was born and raised in Syros, our Omilo students often hear his name while attending a course on the island. During Greek courses they attend events at the cultural venue named after him, where various artists perform his songs.

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The author Vassilis Alexakis is searching for the “First Word”

What was the first word you learned in Greek? Which word did you first pronounce as a baby? In his book Vassilis Alexakis searches for “the First Word” humans ever spoke.

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Author Petros Markaris and his book about Athens



Many students learning Greek love to read books written by Petros Markaris. He mostly uses daily language and his stories are related to contemporary Greece.

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