Tips for Learning the Language While in Greece

Are you interested in improving your Greek skills? There’s no better place to do this than the country itself! Even if you’re only in Greece for a short period of time, you can still improve on your Greek while there. In fact, even if you are studying the language formally, you should still spend time in Greece so that you can take your language skills to the next level. Here are some quick tips that will help you learn Greek while in the country:

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History and Overview of Greek Folk Dance

Folk dancing is a large part of Greek culture, ever present since the days of ancient Greece. Greece has thousands of unique dances, and each region has its own styles of variations. Many dances even have their roots in ancient times. For the Greek people, these dances are about more than just entertainment – they are a deep and significant part of the culture. Here is a look at the history of Greek folk dancing:

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The Heritage Greece Program®: An Amazing Opportunity to Explore Your Greek Heritage

This year’s Heritage Greece Program® is currently underway, taking place from June 7-24, 2018! Every year, the National Hellenic Society sponsors the Heritage Greece Program®, which is an immersive, cultural experience that is designed to give college students an understanding and connection to their Greek heritage. It is hosted at the American College of Greece, located in the Aghia Paraskevi neighborhood of Athens. This program is in line with NHS’s mission to promote, perpetuate, and celebrate Greek heritage, especially focusing on the next generation.

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