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A traditional Greek love song from Crete

As you all know, in Greece there are so many wonderful songs, singers, songwriters and composers. This time, we chose for you a beautiful, traditional love song from Crete. Listen to the sweet sound of the Cretan lyre! Under the video, you will find the Greek Lyrics as well as the English translation. Maybe you can sing along… Enjoy!
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Greek vocabulary and grammar exercise with a Rebetiko song.

It cannot always be sunny, also in Greece there are “rainy days”! And of course there is a Greek song that goes along with a wet day! Listen to the beautiful rebetiko song, composed by Vassilis Tsitsanis « Raindrops are falling » «Πέφτουν της βροχής οι στάλες».
A rainy day is excellent to study Greek as well,so here we go!

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The music of the movie “Ouzeri Tsitsanis”

In the movie “Ouzeri Tsitsanis”, which was released in December 2015, there are both the Tsitsanis songs and music, composed by the famous composer Themis Karamouratidis.
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The magic of Greek music – Greek choir in Stockholm, Orfeas

An Omilo student from Sweden, Gail Ricksecker, writes about her passion, Greek music and learning Greek.

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Greek music by L. Maxairitsas!

Greek music can be an excellent listening exercise! Learn some Greek vocabulary with the popular song of L. Maxairitsas ; “What do I ask for?” “Τι ζητάω;”
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A Greek song, museums and listening exercise

Greece has so many nice museums and so many nice songs! So let’s listen to a song about visiting a museum! We made a Greek listening exercise for you. Listen to the song and try to fill out the gaps in the lyrics under the video. Enjoy!
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Greek New Year Song

In Greece, on December 31st,  you will hear everywhere this New Year song or eventually sing it yourself… A song to say good bey to the “old year” and welcome the “new year”!
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Greek rebetiko song – Vassilis Tsitsanis

Greeks, whenever they were facing difficulties, which is still something happening very often, have found the way to overcome and even to celebrate! The following Rebetiko song, is an example of how they deal with difficulties ! Its philosophy might be helpful for people to face life difficulties with more optimism!
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Syros Island : Greek Culture, Greek music and learning Greek!

Since 2005 Omilo welcomes every summer many students from all over the world on the island of Syros. Our students have three things in common: they love Greek culture, they want to learn the Greek language and they want to explore the « real Greece ». For that reason, we chose to move our school to the island of Syros  during the months of July, August and September.
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