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submitted by Dean Manning on 14.06.2016
To be opened by Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Assistant Director & Senior Curator, Artbank.
Artist talk by Dean Manning, Saturday 16 July, 2 pm.
Exhibition continues to July 31 (Wednesday to Sunday 12-5pm).
Curator Catherine Benz.
submitted by Samfo Calligeros on 26.05.2016
Would anybody have an historical recording of "The Voice of Greece" that was transmitted from the radio station 2DU at Dubbo
This was the first Greek ethnic radio session to be broadcasted in Australia.
submitted by Brian Farrell on 26.03.2016
Hi, my name is Brian Farrell ( Cape Town, South Africa) and I am tring to get any information on my grandfather's side of the family.
He was one of three siblings, Anthippe( b 1884, Potamos, Kythera ), Menelaus ( b 9/12/1888, Egypt),...
submitted by Angela Panaretos on 22.03.2016
Hi all, would anybody be able to send me lyrics to the Kytherian song 'Ta Zagarakia' please?
(I'm not sure how accurate is my attempt at transcribing.)
submitted by Maria Mihailidis on 15.02.2016
I am trying to find more information regarding my 2 Kytherian Great Grandmothers.
My Mother was Stavroula Theodorakakis(known as Violet Cordato in Australia).She was born in 1928 in Potamos and passed away in 2011 in Sydney.Her parents were Marigo M...
submitted by Darlene Thornton on 02.02.2016
Hello I am his granddaughter and I have been looking for details of his life and family on Kythera. He left and migrated to Sydney Australia in 1923. In his application for Naturalisation, he stated that his father was named John Stathis and that all...
submitted by Dee Papworth on 28.01.2016
I am hoping to locate further details of my great grandma and grandfather Corg and Ourania Katsoulis who were from Kythera. Can anyone help? My grandfather was Evangelos Katsoulis and I believe he had a brother called George. Any information you c...
submitted by ANTONIS TRIFYLLIS on 01.01.2016
submitted by Nanette Franks on 18.12.2015
I've also lost contact with a distant American relative called George or Yorgo Orphanidys. Does anyone know him? He is a doctor
I've been reading the book above by Con Aroney. I know my great grandparents died on the quay at Smyrna. Is there any way to find out what happened to them?
submitted by Rebecca Messina on 13.11.2015
Is there a photograph/image of St Spyridon Church on Kythera island. If so, which town or village is it near and will you post image if one is available. Thank you
submitted by Raymond Kinch on 10.11.2015
Hi I am planning to visit Kythera next year and would be grateful for any info on my Grandfather who was born in Kythera (? Cerigo) on 24 October 1896. He was naturalised an Australian citizen in July 1927 - he changed his name to Aroney. He died in...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 04.11.2015
at The Half King Photo Series, November 17, 2015
The Half King is located at 505 West 23rd Street, NYC 10011
Opening night talk & book signing
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 7:30 PM
Please join us November 17, when American photographer Krist...
submitted by Heather Smith on 16.09.2015
Hi does anyone know anything about the Athena Club that was above the cafe in crown street Wollongong, just found an old photo with it mentioned on the sign above the cafe.
submitted by Ferrell Morris on 11.08.2015
I am looking for any information about my great grand father. I believe he was born in Kythera around 1815 he had a sister named Sterula. I am not sure about the spelling for Eleuterius. The name could have been changed from Letherius. Any help you c...
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 26.05.2015
John Poulos invites you to a launch of his book on 2pm Sunday on 21 June 2015 at Surfish Café Bondi Beach Pavilion Elizabeth Drive on Bondi Beach. If you are unable to attend but would like a copy you may contact Berkelouw,...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 16.05.2015
Rock Royalty, A Surfing Great, Kitchen Whizes, Magicians and TV Stars – all set to Go Greek at Paniyiri 2015
Layne Beachley and Kirk Pengilly join the lineup at Paniyiri
Seven time World Champion surfer Layne Beachley, along...
submitted by Shay Burgess on 09.05.2015
Thanks to some fantastic information from a fellow member of this site ( Muriel, you are the best!! ) , I have been able to pice together some pieces of my family history.
My Grandfather (Constantine Tsitsilias) originally came...
submitted by Franlin Phillips on 24.04.2015
To day, (23 April, 2015) I was looking up an old patch that I remember from being on board the USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 from May 1976 to December 1976. I was with the US Marine air wing detachment. We were involved in the evacuation of Beirut, Lebanon....
submitted by Hellenic War History on 23.04.2015
The Lemnian Association of NSW - Lemnos1915 WWI Commemorative Committee - with the support of the
Consulate General of Greece in Sydney
cordially invites you to a special event to
commemorate 100 years since the ANZACs left Mudros Harbour in Lem...
I am the editor of a family web-site : benardoutlite.com which collates the known history of the Benardout family from...
Interviewed by Joshua Kepreotis
Sitting in his office in Livadi, wearing his signature suit and tie, Manolis Cassimatis –...
Kythera: An Island Named Desire Film
written by Mario Romano October 14, 2020
There’s a lot going on in James...
This photo must have been taken in about 1930. My grandparents - Dimitri and Eleni Prineas (Haniotis) are in the...
About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
103.2 HOPE - radio station
You’ve heard of PhDs in science, medicine and education but have you...
Brisbane kytherians at paliochora excursion ..exploring the wonderful site and seeing all the churches .. this one is called ' e...
Gorgeous Ruby! Ruby's father was Evangelo Megaloconomos born 7 September 1891, died 29 January 1983
Ruby was born 16 September...
10.10.2020 (Message Board)
I believe we are distant relatives ... Gavrelis is our americanized Greek family name from Kythera.
03.10.2020 (Message Board)
My Papou is Evriades Gavrelis from Logothetianika who came to America before WWI. Evriades and his cousin...
12.09.2020 (Message Board)
Not sure if I can help if she was born in Smyrna. Lots of Kytherians emigrated to...
My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna & emigrated to Egypt....