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Our is a cultural archive system which invites all people who love the Greek island of Kythera to enjoy the material which other members of the community have shared. It is a free service supported by the Kytherian Association of Australia to help promote the connection of Kythera with it's Diaspora all over the world. More than twenty thousand items - family trees, photographs, life stories etc. - have been submitted. It's free and easy to create an account to add your family history. And the site can of course be browsed by anyone without registering.

Recent Posts

26916:People, Surnames Book

Venardos is the same as Benardout ? As Greece is to Spain ?

I am the editor of a family web-site : which collates the known history of the Benardout family from...

26909:People, Life Stories

Manolis Cassimatis

Interviewed by Joshua Kepreotis   Sitting in his office in Livadi, wearing his signature suit and tie, Manolis Cassimatis –...

26891:Culture, Kytherian Identity

Pappas Post Review: An Island named Desire

Kythera: An Island Named Desire Film written by Mario Romano October 14, 2020     There’s a lot going on in James...

26888:Photos, Diaspora Weddings and Proxenia

Wedding from about 1930, probably in Sydney.

This photo must have been taken in about 1930. My grandparents - Dimitri and Eleni Prineas (Haniotis) are in the...

26841:Gravestones, Gravestones

Gravestone for Panayiotis and Ekaterini Vamvakaris

Gravestone for Panayiotis and Ekaterini Vamvakaris

Kythera map (Click to enlarge)

Kythera map with points of interest.

message board

26877:10.10.2020 (Message Board)

Eric Blomquist

I believe we are distant relatives ... Gavrelis is our americanized Greek family name from Kythera.

26856:03.10.2020 (Message Board)

Eric Blomquist

My Papou is Evriades Gavrelis from Logothetianika who came to America before WWI. Evriades and his cousin...

26805:12.09.2020 (Message Board)

Kytherian Genealogy

Not sure if I can help if she was born in Smyrna. Lots of Kytherians emigrated to...

26804:12.09.2020 (Message Board)

Grace Porter

My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna  & emigrated to Egypt....