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submitted by Kristina Williamson on 02.06.2004
I would like to introduce myself: I am a photographer from Brooklyn, NY about to undertake a photographic project in Kythera. I became interested in Kythera while researching the influence of modernization on waves of emigration from...
submitted by Nikos Stelliou on 01.06.2004
I am trying to locate members of the Stelliou Family from Potamos, in order to exchange information about the history of our ancestors.
My great grandfather Panagiotis Stelliou left Potamos in the 19th century and established a commercial business...
submitted by Anna Avgoustou on 31.05.2004
Trying to find details of our grandfather's older brother named John (Jack) K Cordato (Theodorakakis) who arrived in Australia around 1898 from Potamos, Kythera. He was married to Eleni Cassimatis from Potamo and they had a daughter Theodora. Yours s...
submitted by George Poulos on 30.05.2004
By end May, 2004, 10 "Hearn" entries have been posted to kythera-island.net., with a number of users also responding to the original article under People, subsection, High Achievers, by Late in 2003, by Eleni Harou, on 30.10.2003.
The historical b...
submitted by Peter Makarthis on 29.05.2004
The refuburbished Roxy theatre is now officially opened. This is an outstanding tribute to the pioneering Greeks who established the Theatre in 1936. The restoration program has cost in excess $800,000(AUD)patrially funded by the Commonweath and NSW...
submitted by George Poulos on 28.05.2004
Carrying a flame for Athens
The Olympic Torch Relay is set to roll through sections of the Eastern Suburbs [of Sydney] on Friday, June 4.
Report Kim O'Connor
Greek business and community leaders as well as former Olympians will be torchb...
submitted by George Poulos on 27.05.2004
Athens, 26 May 2004 STATEMENTS AFTER THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC SECURITY CONFERENCE
After the three day International Conference for Olympic Games Security that ended today with a guided tour of the competition venues, the US, Australian, New Ze...
submitted by George Poulos on 26.05.2004
One of the locations for the SBS Program [Australia] A Fork in The Road, in 2004 will be KYTHERA.
Chief Researcher, Ashley Smith travelled to Kythera in March, and undertook extensive filming and interviewing, during his one week visit.
submitted by George Poulos on 25.05.2004
ANNOUNCEMENT Athens, 24 May 2004 OLYMPIC FLAME TO DEPART ON INTERNATIONAL TORCH
RELAY The start of the first truly international Olympic Torch Relay will be celebrated at the ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ Athens International Airport on Wednesday 2 Ju...
submitted by George Poulos on 19.05.2004
WORLD COUNCIL OF HELLENES ABROAD (S.A.E.)
1009 Botany Road
Mascot, NSW 2020
61 2 9667 4733
Fax: 61 2 9667 2861
Level 1, 168 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
61 3 9650 0107
Fax: 61 3 9650 1905
submitted by George Poulos on 17.05.2004
Hear the latest information on the progress and preparation of the Greek Olympics with Costas Vertzayias who is the only Australian on the National Hellenic Olympic Committee. He has just returned from Greece and will present to the NSW Branch of th...
submitted by George Poulos on 09.05.2004
Funeral of Peter Frilingos
Funeral, Monday, May 10th, 2004, at 10.30am at St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney CBD.
The Frilingos family has asked that donations be given to the Heart Foundation in memory of Peter and in lieu of flowers...
submitted by Susan Muehlhans-Karides on 05.05.2004
Researching the ancestry of my husband, Steven. Father is Peter George Karides, son of immigrants from Mylopotomos, Kythera: George Peter Karides (b. 14 May 1886 in Mylopotomos (?)Kythera-died Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA)and wife Marouli Stratigos (b....
submitted by GEORGE MEGAS on 01.05.2004
I am trying to go back past my grand father, Manoli Megaloconomos (Boubouras),married Maria (unknown surname) from Anti Kythera
submitted by George Poulos on 28.04.2004
The Roxy Theatre, Bingara, NSW, Australia, was created/built/owned by three Kytherians in 1936.
[Peter John Feros, Katsehamos, (Mitata)
George Ernest (Proto)Psaltis, Katsavias, (Frilingianika), and
Emanuel Theodoropoulos Aronis, known as Emmanu...
submitted by George Poulos on 17.04.2004
Does anybody know who posted the photographs on -
Many of them are "Kytherian", old, and unique.
submitted by Site Administrator on 05.04.2004
This is about Rosa Antonia Tessima Cerg Kassimatis (Cassimatis) of Kythira Island and her three children from her first marriage: to Irish Surgeon Charles Hearn; and her four children from her second marriage: to...
submitted by Simon Crethar on 02.04.2004
I am trying to locate any information on a lady who was a sister to my late grandfather Nicholas Crethar who lived in Karavas. I last met her and her daughter Pipitza(not spelt right, but spelt as sounds)when I was in Kytheria in 1992 and have lost c...
submitted by Lee Lontis on 20.03.2004
Hello I am trying to find information about my grandfathers family.The only information i have is his fathers first and last name which is Theodore Leontarakis and that he may have served in the Greek navy. Any information about family still there an...
submitted by Alexandra Biggs on 19.03.2004
The above who are my great grandparents were married in Kytheria possibly in the old church in frigilianika which is now a school later believed to have lived in the Friligianika/Kastrisianka area.
Peneolpe Castrisis (nee Frilingou was born in 18...
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....