The entries in this section are in the list to the left of this text.
Simply choose one and you will be able to read it (and comment on it if you wish - to comment you have to be logged on).
Just click on "add to Life Stories" (above right) and you too can contribute to this section of the cultural archive.
submitted by Angelos Grammenos on 11.06.2011
Download a .pdf "report" of the Eptanesian Award to George Miller here:
Βραβείο στον Γιώργο Μηλιώτη - George Miller από την Ένωση Επτανησίων Η Ένωση Επτανησίων Ελλάδας, στο πλαίσιο βράβευσης σημαντικών προσωπικοτήτων ...
Vasilis Kailas receiving his Eptanesian award
Upload the Eptanesian "report" and biography (in Greek) as a .pdf, here:
Upload another brief "report" and biography (in Greek) as a .pdf, here:
Nikos Petrochilos accepting his Eptanesian Award
Download a .pdf of the "report" re: Eptanesian award to Professor Nikos Petrochilos, here:
The Union of Ionian (Seven) Islands, on 29th May 2011, at 6:00 pm, in the Old Parliament House, Syntagma Square, ...
submitted by Kytherian World Heritage Fund on 08.03.2011
Ruby brown places George his passion on deposit at the National Library, Canberra, accompanied by her niece, Lauren Brown, (right) who is volunteers coordinator National Library. The third woman, is part of the legal deposit team at the Library.
submitted by George Poulos on 02.02.2011
in writing the book, George, his passion
George, his passion
Purchase the book here
[[picture:"George Wrap-around cover s.jpg" ...
submitted by Newcastle Herald on 10.01.2011
Newcastle Herald, Weekender
Hunter-raised opthalmologist Minas Coroneo can see bountiful health benefits in the Mediterranean diet, writes NEIL JAMESON.
Download a .pdf version of the article here:
In 2000, Minas Coroneo’s passion for public health caused him to stage an unusual protest. The ...
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 19.12.2010
My acquaintance with Kyria Janoula goes back to summer 1962 when I, as a technical student, worked for Mr. Koksma’s World Council of Churches Team at Kythera. She and her husband were the proud owners of Ameriali in Karavas. As I was working in Diakopoulianika for the new municipality water system I was allowed to have my lunch at their place. Also in weekends when there was a party my fellow team members and I went there to dance and enjoy the wine and mezedes. One year later in August being ...
submitted by Greekshops .com on 10.12.2010
Vic and Jack Castrission owned the Niagara from the 1930’s to the 1980’s. In the early days it was hailed as “one of the finest cafes in the country” and, following the opening ceremony by the Hon W.F.M. Ross MLA in 1938, the brothers donated the day’s gross takings to the Gundagai Hospital.
In 1942, just after midnight, Jack was locking up when there was a knock at the door. He opened it, prepared to tell an unwelcome visitor where to go, to discover Prime Minister John ...
submitted by Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia on 10.12.2010
Professor Manuel Aroney has his own WIKI entry, largely it would seem on the back of the entries in www.kythera-family.net
Accessed Dec, 2010
Manuel James Aroney AM, OBE , is an Australian academic and human rights advocate.
Aroney is the only child of Dimitrios and Stamatina Aronis (Aroney) who both were born in Aroniadika, Kythera, Greece. They met up again in Sydney, married in 1926 in Townsville and then opened the Central Cafe in Mackay, ...
submitted by Kytherian Cinema Review on 12.04.2010
Honoured: Oscar-winning director George Miller. (Getty Images: Lucas Dawson )
Director George Miller was awarded France’s most prestigious artistic award, the Order of Arts and Letters. Miller received the award, known in France as Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, by French ambassador to Australia Michel Filhol at the opening of the French Film Festival in Sydney on Tuesday night.
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 27.03.2010
Alexa Conomos: Celebrating my grandmother-the cenenarian!
Alexa created a video blog about her grandmother reaching 100.
Watch the Video by clicking on this link
submitted by Anna Avgoustou on 16.03.2010
Stavroula (Violet) was born on January 13, 1928, in Potamos, Kythera. My father's name was Dionysius Theodorakakis and my mother's name was Marigo Mazaraki. I was the youngest of five, with four older brothers, Kiriakos (Kerry), Ioannis (John), Gerasimos and Manuel. Manual died as an infant at 6 months and Gerasimos at 20 years.
My father (also known as Denny) spent many years in Australia, working with his nephews in cafes throughout country NSW. In Australia, they took on their family ...
submitted by Kytherian World Heritage Fund on 10.12.2009
...John Demetrios Comino, on the occasion of the launch of the books, Life in Australia, in both Greek and English, at the MacLaurin Hall, Sydney University, on the evening of the 9th December, 2009.
125 Years ago a formidable man with a Vision made the long sea journey to Australia from the Island of Kythera in Greece, on the m. v. Potosi.
That man – John Demetrios Comino – made this momentous decision at the invitation of his brother Athanassios ...
submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 05.12.2009
A reprint of Life in Australia, 1916, the first book in Greek published in Australia, will be launched in the original Greek, and an English translation.
Written to inform immigrants about the culture of Australia, the 368-page history includes about 150 pages of micto-biographies and photographs of Greek immigrants in which many will recognise great grandparents.
MacLaurin Hall, Sydney University
submitted by Sydney Magazine on 10.10.2009
Now in its 7th year, the Sydney Magazine’s annual Food Hall of Fame continues to shine a light on the often unsung heroes of the local food revolution.
This year’s inductees have been selected by the expert panel of Helen Greenwood, Jared Ingersoll, Simon Johnson, & Joanna Savill, to honour excellence in food. They looked for individuals, excluding chefs, who have been consistently at the top of their field and who have influenced the way we eat and our attitude to food. ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 18.05.2009
TWO: Interview on Australian Broadcasting Commission, Televison's, Australian Story.
Tony De Bolfo - The author behind the story of the journey of the Dall’Italia All’Australia.
In Search of Kings
Hi I’m Robert Di Pierdomenico but you can call me Dipper. I’m a former Aussie Rules player. Now I’m a Channel Seven boundary rider. Tonight’s first Australian Story is ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 21.05.2009
ONE - The author behind the story of the journey of the Dall’Italia All’Australia
Tony De Bolfo
A journalist and author by profession, Tony De Bolfo has contributed articles to newspapers almost from the time he left school in 1980.
For two decades he was employed as a sportswriter for major metropolitan dailies including The Australian and The Herald Sun. A lifelong supporter of ...
submitted by Peter Makarthis on 25.04.2009
'Stan' Steleanos Gengos, son of Evangelos and Evangelia Gengos, born Aug 1919 in Sydney enlisted in the Australian Army May 1940.
Private Steleanos Gengos 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion was killed during the siege of Tobruk Libya 1 September 1942.
Pte Steleanos Gengos is buried in the El Alamein War Cemetery.
Steleanos Memorials are on the Commemorative Area of the Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT and Brisbane War Memorial.
Rest in Peace
William Gengos, born Inverell October 1916 the son of Vassilios and Calliope, Gengos died in the Tobruk area on 12 August 1942.
Flying Officer William Gengos was the co-pilot of a Wellington Bomber - AD629 - set out from Kabrit Airfield Egypt on a bombing mission over Tobruk Libya. The aircraft was lost on the mission. The aircraft and crew were never found.
William Gengos Memorials are located on his fathers headstone in Moree Cemetery (see under Gravestones) and the ...
submitted by The Australian Newspaper on 23.04.2009
one of only 9 applications from 962 submiiteed, gain funding.
The Australian, April 23, 2009, page 6
Researchers race to develop bionic eye
The scientific race is on for all or part of the $50.7 million allotted for research to develop a bionic eye.
The goal of the research -- funded over four years as part of the Rudd Government's response to last year's 2020 Summit -- is to commercialise ...
Hi Maria, the message board wasn't really conceived to be for photos - although perhaps we should...
Looks like I need help on how to upload the image. In the meantime, if you recognise...
Am seeking the help of the wider Kytherian network to investigate their old family photo albums over...
Hi Harold (distant cousin!)
Vikki is correct.
Velio married Angelo Chlentzos 'Bylos' on 30 Aug 1923 in...
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...
04.12.2023 (Message Board)
26.11.2023 (Message Board)