Looking forward to the Christmas Period? Here below you will find information about some Christmas traditions in Greece. In the meantime, in order to improve your listening skills, you can click on the button above, where you will find the text in Greek as well as the Audio
Do you love Greece? You are not Greek, but you feel Greek? If you ask the question: “Why Greeks can be proud to be Greek?”, we can come up with many answers! Take a look at the answers below and let us know what else is missing… In the meantime, do not forget to learn […]
People learning Greek, as a hobby, are really special, and you do not meet them every day! However, Omilo was founded in 1996 and has welcomed so many students from every corner in the world, all wanting to learn Greek. Over the years, we have heard the most amazing reasons why somebody wants to learn […]
The Athens Classic Marathon is one of the most important sport events hosted by the city of Athens. Thousands of runners from all over the world participate in every year’s race. Apart from the sportive event, they have the chance to enjoy the Greek hospitality, to discover the fascinating landscape and to explore a city […]
Saffron, a delicious spice coming from the Krokos (crocus) flower, is growing in Greece and known since ancient times! Saffron is being used in many different ways: for its flavor in the kitchen, for its color in cosmetics and paint, for its healing properties in the pharmaceutical sector. Cleopatra saw the value of using saffron […]
During warm and sunny days and especially in spring and summer, Greeks prefer to drink the cold Frappe instead of the warm Greek coffee. Also Omilo students many times are crazy about the frappe and would like to continue drinking it back home as well.
January 2013 : A new ‘‘baby‘‘ was born within the Omilo team: ‘Φύγαμε για ελληνικά!’ Off we go to learn Greek, a Greek Language book for the intermediate level, + CD April 2019 : The book was re-published, 2nd edition, + CD or MP3 Audio link The proud parents are the Omilo teachers and authors Marina […]
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? Read here the most important things you should know to celebrate Greek Easter in Greece!