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Learn Everyday Greek Language With The traditional Greek mother!

What does it mean to have a Greek mother or a Greek mother-in-law? In the video below you might get an idea 😊
Listen to which Greek expressions she uses, and learn the everyday Greek language!
(on the cup you see on the photo above, it writes:
When you say to your mother „I am going out“, she understands/hears:  „I am going to an orgy, with drinks, drugs and without a jacket!)

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The pomegranate brings good luck for the New Year – Greek tradition

On the first day of the New Year, in many Greek homes,  the new year is welcomed by opening a pomegranate for good luck. It is also common  to receive  a pomegranate (‚ρόδι‘, made of metal, glass or other materials) as a gift in Greece,  to bring good luck ( ‘γούρι“) for the new year.
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5 amazing places where you can experience a special Greek Easter

Easter is the most important celebration in Greece with a lot of special traditions. We have written articles about “How do Greeks celebrate Easter” and “Food and Traditions during Greek Easter”. However, from region to region, traditions can be a bit different.
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How to wish something in Greek during celebrations and social occasions

Greeks are known for their celebrations & traditions. If you have ever participated in a Greek Easter celebration, wedding, baptism or name day party, you have definitely noticed that there are specific wishes to be used for every occasion. Our students practice those wishes very regularly, not only during a course in Greece, but also after their course. Since the Omilo-team and students are like a big family, we use wishes such as birthdays, name days, weddings, very often in emails, cards, SMS or on social media.
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A Greek Christmas Carol

Would you like to sing a Greek Christmas carol? Let’s first do a small Greek listening exercise!
Listen to the Carol and fill out the missing words in the exercise!
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Fish Roe Salad – Tarama

Taramasalata or taramosalata is a Greek appetizer/dip made from tarama, the salted roe (fish eggs) of cod or grey mullet mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, and a base of bread or potatoes.
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The pomegranate brings good luck for the New Year

On the first day of the New Year, in many Greek homes,  the new year is welcomed by opening a pomegranate for good luck.
It is also common  to receive  a metal pomegranate ( ‚ρόδι‘) with a red ribbon, as a gift,  to bring good luck ( ‘γούρι“) for the new year.
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