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submitted by Rowan Parkes on 15.07.2004

Rumour has it that a certain antique dealer located in Hora some years ago, now mysteriously untraceable, who spent ten years in Cuba, claimed that the grandfather of Fidel Castro, the brain and leader of the Cuban revolution, co freedom fighter of...

Help me with my holiday

submitted by Evelyn Watson-Lowe on 14.07.2004

Hi, I am an Australian travelling for the year with a friend, and from the 29th of July to the 2nd of August I will be visiting Kythera. I am 18 years old, with an Australian license of 2 and a half years, and would ideally like some accommodation,...

The late Dr.Dimitris Stais

submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 14.07.2004

Dr.Dimitris Stais, was proedros (Mayor) of Hora for many years. I beleive he was born in the Stais house at Kastro. Also he had a daughter who I beleive was the late Mrs.Livanos of the shipping fame. Any information would be appreciated.

New York Cafe, Nowra

submitted by Kiriaki Orfanos on 10.07.2004

I'd love to hear from or about anybody who may have worked in, or had anything to do with, the New York Cafe, Nowra, NSW, Australia, at any time between the years of 1930 to 1979.

Margetis Family prior to 1900

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 10.07.2004

I am looking for further information of the Margetis family (spelling maybe Marghetti, or Marietti) My father arrived here in Sydney in 1903 from Friligianika area. Was followed by his brothers Dimitri, Menas & sisters Panagiotista & Evangalia leavi...

Searching for information on the Fatseas Family name.

submitted by Steve Fatseas on 08.07.2004

I too am searching for distant members of the Fatseas family. My name is Stephen (Steve) Fatseas. I was born in New York City in 1945. My grandfather's name was Eugene (may be Americanized) Fatseas and my grandmother was Maria Fatseas (maiden name po...

Looking for Peter Paniotti Motties

submitted by Neil Fraser on 01.07.2004

I am looking for the ancestors of my children's great grandfather who's family oral history gives his name as Peter Paniotti Motties who came from the island of 'Sirigor' in Greece. He arrived in Sydney, NSW, Australia in the early 1900's with an unc...

Looking for information about John Cassimatis

submitted by Nettie Stillwell on 16.06.2004

Hello, I'm looking for information about my grandfather who was born on Kythera on or about 1912. Does anyone know of him? I think he was a sponge diver and his father (or him) was a city official. Thank you!

Greek-Australians are you facing a renovation nightmare?

submitted by Helen Cassimatis on 14.06.2004

I wanted to renovate our family home in Drymonas, Kythera. I couldn't stay on the Island for long so needed someone I could trust to oversee the work for me. I was so lucky to find someone by the name of Roman Michalides (otherwise known as Russian Y...


submitted by George Poulos on 11.06.2004

Athens, 9 June 2004 CHINESE PUT OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE OLYMPIC FLAME A huge and very excited crowd was out on the streets of Beijing to welcome the Olympic Flame to the populous city that will be hosting the next Olympic Games in the year...


submitted by George Poulos on 11.06.2004

Athens, 9 June 2004 SEAN CONNERY MEETS ATHENS 2004 PRESIDENT Sir Sean Connery and his wife, Lady Micheline Roquebrune Connery, today visited ATHENS 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki. The world-famous Scots actor expressed a wish to...

Aerial photography of Kythera

submitted by George Vardas on 03.06.2004

There are some interesting aerial photographs of Kapsali, Hora and the Kastro to be found on the ERT website at Just click on the words "aerial photography" appearing in the bottom right hand corner of the opening page and then click on...

Look for Panaretos Family information

submitted by John Rampias on 02.06.2004

My grandmother's name was Gregoria Panaretos, her brother was Cosmos Panaretos. I was told some other relatives went to Australia. She was born around 1892 Karava, Kythera, Greece. He moved to Michigan. My Yaya moved with her husband John George Ram...

I am coming to Kythera to photograph for 10 months + would like to introduce myself

submitted by Kristina Williamson on 02.06.2004

Dear friends, 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...

Looking for members of the Stelliou family of Potamos

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...

Missing Great Uncle - John K Cordato

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...

Rosa Kassimatis, son Lafcadio Hearn, and second Husband, Giovanni Cavallini* - and descendants

submitted by George Poulos on 30.05.2004

By end May, 2004, 10 "Hearn" entries have been posted to, 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...

Roxy Theatre Bingara NSW Australia

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...

Olympic Flame - June 4 - passing through the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney

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...

OLYMPIC SECURITY CONFERENCE - Athens, 26 May 2004 - Statement

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...