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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 06.05.2013
The Spirit of Hermes sculpture at the Art Forum Gallery in Thessaloniki
Masaaki first met Lafcadio Hearn's grandson, Bon Koizumi at the Matsue Muesum, in Japan on July 5th 1996.
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Masaaki Noda, Takis Efstathiou and Bon Koizumi, matsue Museum, 1996
Takis Efstathiou ...
submitted by Courier Mail, Brisbane on 13.04.2013
Courier-Mail 8th June, 1972, page 2
Alan Underwood, who has just visited Greece on the inaugural Sydney-Athens flight of Olympic Airways, found an island that seemed largely populated with relatives of Queensland Greeks…
Alex Freeleagus, Greece's Aussie-born Consul in Queensland — might have told me before we landed on the Island of Kythera. This lonely, 14-miles-long mass of ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 09.04.2013
1949 - Born, Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan
1969 -1972 - Osaka University of Arts, Osaka
1977- Left Japan for New York City
1977-1980 - The Art Students League of New York
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
1982 - ACWLP Gallery, New York, NY - Kew Gallery, New York, NY
1982, 1985 - Miriam Per Iman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1984, 1985 ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 05.04.2013
Συλλεκτης Εργων Τεχνης
Download the full article, (in Greek) as a .pdf here:
Hearn Takis Efsathiou Art Collector.pdf
submitted by Kiriaki Orfanos on 05.04.2013
Mr. Ioannis Hlentzos/Chlentzos
Mr. Ioannis Hlentzos was a chef who lived and worked for Theodore Mavrommattes in the New York Cafe, Nowra, until 1966. Prior to that he had worked for Theodore Pascalis and Ioannis Polyzois in the Spot Cafe in Wollongong. He was the son of George Chlentzos and Stamatiki Kyriakos Combis. His four siblings were Theodore, Vasiliki, Theano and Zoe Skiadas. I don’t have any other details about him at present, but if anyone reading this story can tell me ...
submitted by John Sourrys on 27.03.2013
Did you ever hear of a Peter Potiri from Kythera? Here is a bit of folk lore. A Ron Cann from Hughenden had a rep as a fighter and he offered (to fight) Peter outside at the Grand Hotel. Everybody felt sorry for the poor Greek. They reckoned he was on a hiding to nothing. Peter however could fight. He was very quick with both his fists and his footwork. He gave Ron Cann a beating. The shearers used to treat Peter warily after that.
My father told the story of a Greek who came out ...
submitted by Herbert River Express on 05.02.2013
Sky’s the limit for Montana
Download a copy of the Herbert River Express article here:
Montana Lower Full article.pdf
Former Ingham State High School student Montana Lower is still beaming after winning the school’s 2012 Caltex Best All Rounder Award, one of Australia’s most prestigious secondary school prizes.
submitted by George N Leontsinis on 20.01.2013
Delivered at the 11th Biennial Conference of the Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand .
It is with great pleasure that I participate in the 11th Biennial Conference of the Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand. I would like to express my thanks to the Conference organizing committee, and especially Professor Vrasidas Karalis, for inviting ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 16.12.2012
Η Ευρώπη τον εγέννησε, η Ασία τον εδημιούργησε ως λογοτέχνη περιωπής και η Αμερική τον ανέδειξε
Της ΦΩΤΕΙΝΗΣ ΤΟΜΑΗ
From a photograph taken of Lafcadio Hearn, 1889
ΓΙΟΣ ΙΡΛΑΝΔΟΥ, ενός στρατιωτικού γιατρού που υπηρετούσε ...
submitted by The Age, Melbourne on 14.12.2012
The Age, Melbourne, December 14, 2012
Leslie Manning, 99, meets Glenda Hume, the daughter of Aboriginal Digger Reg Saunders. The two men fought together in Crete. Photo: Joe Armao
''I'VE GOT a lot of kisses for this man,'' says Glenda Hume, planting another one on Leslie Manning's cheek. Ms Hume is the ...
submitted by The Age, Melbourne on 09.12.2012
The Age, November 20, 2010
"I wanted to ring that bell to let him know we're here." GLENDA HUMES, eldest living daughter of Reg Saunders.
Last month, the family of Australia's most celebrated Aboriginal soldier travelled to Greece to walk in his footsteps.
AS THE European ...
submitted by Australian Broadcasting Corporation on 09.12.2012
The Nicholas Anthony Aroney Trust, the Kytherian Association of Australia, and www.kythera-family.net have fostered the work of Maria Hill and others in uncovering details about the Anzac campaign in Greece and Crete during WWII, particularly through Maria Hills exhaustive study - Diggers and Greeks. The extraordinary relationships that developed out of this encounter between Greeks and Australians have endured over two generations, and continue to be maintained.
This story of an ...
submitted by The Japan Times on 21.11.2012
The Japan Times
Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
By LISA GAY and FINTAN MONAGHAN
Special to The Japan Times
One hundred and twenty years ago, Greek-Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn first arrived in Japan; in Matsue, a provincial backwater in Shimane Prefecture, he became Koizumi Yakumo — his adopted Japanese name. Enamored with the city's ancient and enduring culture, he married into a local samurai family: No wonder, then, that it was in Matsue ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 15.11.2012
Title: Old Greek Fragments
Author: Lafcadio Hearn
The other day when we were reading some of the poems in "Ionica," I promised to speak in another short essay of Theocritus and his songs or idyls of Greek peasant life, but in speaking of him it will be well also to speak of others who equally illustrate the fact that everywhere there is truth and beauty for the mind that can see. I spoke last week about what I thought the highest possible kind of literary art might ...
submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 14.11.2012
Quiet day looking over some old Emails. My name is Theodore Panaretos, son of Minas Panaretos. My Grandfather, Theodore had children, Panagiotis, Alexandros, Minas, Aspacia, Maria, and Eleni. Granmother Anthe had lost a child upon leaving Smyrna during the Catastophe.
I recall at the age of 12 or 14 being with my Grandfather at his death. I was born in 1928. I recall that they had put vedouses on his back to try and help him. Did not work --he passed. I had looked at the chart and found a ...
submitted by Sunday Telegraph on 01.11.2012
Sunday Telegraph 28th October, 2012
Breast cancer sufferer Patricia Samios is lucky to be alive after her GP and oncologist missed numerous chances to diagnose the deadly disease.
After noticing a rash on her left breast in January the 46-year-old visited her doctor a week later when her condition didn't improve.
"The doctor ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 26.10.2012
Bon Koizumi poses with a portrait of his great-grandfather, Lafcadio Hearn. (Photo by Doug MacCash / The Times-Picayune. )
By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com
The Times-Picayune (Newspaper_ - Greater New Orleans
on October 19, 2012
Lafcadio Hearn’s great-grandson Bon Koizumi said that he was “moved” by his visit to the Cleveland ...
submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 14.10.2012
In the time she lived in Sydney, Anna Perivolaris taught many Kytherian children - Ed
by John N. Yiannakis
Anna Perivolaris (c.1888-1963), schoolteacher, was born about 1888 on the island of Samos, Greece, daughter of Constantine Christodoulis, artist, and his wife Anthea, née Chrysakis. Anna arrived with her family at Port Said, Egypt, probably in 1903. There she married John Boreas in 1912; they were to have three children. In the same city in 1917, as a widow, ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 03.10.2012
Yet another tribute to Lafcadio Hearn.
As reported in an article in Yaizu.
The exhibition was organised by Takis Efstathiou.
submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 24.07.2012
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Confucius
This one particular journey started for a young Kytherian boy Paul Theodore when he stepped on board a plane bound for Australia. The world war one twin engine bomber had been converted into a handy passenger plane, and had the capacity to hold approximately nineteen people including pilots.
With nothing but the clothes on his back and a bag ...
Hi dear Kytherians, my father, Zacharias Panaretos, was born in Potamos in 1908.
My grandfather built the house in Potamos...
Looking for any information about Spero Roberts. Fish monger Sydney early 1900s Greek name written as Rothermenon...
The Kytherian Society of California is pleased to invite you to our 6th GLOBAL ZOOM connecting Kytherians from all over the world!
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...
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My wife's grandmother was from Kythera.
Her name was Eleni Kaligeri.
She married Georgios Vomvaris from Mytiline....
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