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 Adrianne Katmadas on 08.01.2008
Plaque to Honour Original Greek Property Developer.
Three generations of descendants of Demetrios Katmadas, the ‘original Greek property developer’ of the Silkwood and surrounding north Queensland region will be attending the installation of a plaque at the site of Delta Café in Old Silkwood on Friday 11 January 2008, arranged by Graham Webb, Administrator of the Johnstone Shire Council.
Amongst the family in attendance will be ...
submitted by Kytherian Cinema Review on 09.08.2008
[[picture:"Stavrou Ari 381 065.jpg" ID:14807]]
Ari Stavrou receives his award for Cinematography at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
The 48th Thessaloniki International Film Festival (48o ΦΕΣΙΒAΛ KΙΝΗΜATΟΓΡAΦΟΥ ΘΕΣΣAΛΟΝΙKΗΣ), was held on the 27th November, 2007. The Thessaloniki International Film Festival is a member of the INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM PRODUCERS ASSOCIATIONS. The Festival was staged ...
submitted by John Diacopoulos on 02.11.2007
17th May 1916- 26th October 2007
Mary was born Maria (Marigoula) Magonezos in the village of Aroniadika (Aroneyville) on the Island of Kythera; the fourth of five children (three boys and two girls) born to Vasilios Magonezos Aroney and Eleni Koumesos Aroney.
Mary was more commonly known by the diminutive of “Marigoula” and her children and grandchildren are still known on parts of the island as the children and grandchildren of Marigoula Magonezos rather than by ...
submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 25.10.2007
...who has been invited to Attend Grafton's 73rd Jacaranda Festival as Celebrity Guest.
Lexie, eldest daughter of the late Nick & Koula Langley, grew up in Grafton, on the New South Wales North Coast.
Grafton is famous for its Jacaranda Festival and in 1957, at the age of 18, Lexie was chosen as Jacaranda Queen. This was a great honour and major achievment in the 1950's.
So to celebrate Lexie's Golden Anniversary, the event's organisers gave her the unique ...
submitted by George Poulos on 19.10.2007
[[picture:"Zantiotis Loula.jpg" ID:14409]]
It was the end of an era in Gunnedah at the weekend when Loula Zantiotis, the last of the old-style Greek cafe owners, called it a day at the Busy Bee Cafe.
At 12.06 pm on Sunday, 30th September, surrounded by her family, Loula Zantiotis slipped a new padlock on the door saying “yassou - and thanks for the memories.”
Loula has been part and parcel of the Busy Bee since her marriage to Peter Zantiotis in ...
submitted by The Daily Examiner, Grafton on 12.10.2007
Daily Examiner, Grafton.
A MEMORIAL to Clarence Valley timber pioneer Brinos Notaras is being planned for an area of Bom Bom State Forest, south of Grafton city.
Brinos, well-known for his dedication to the timber trade, was a driving force behind the J Notaras & Sons timber mill at South Grafton. Brinos's brother and business partner, Spiro Notaras, said eight hectares of land on the Pacific Highway, near the high-level bypass to Armidale ...
submitted by Peter Vamvakaris on 04.10.2007
Page 4 of the Hospital Newsletter can be viewed/downloaded below.
submitted by Australian Financial Review on 21.09.2007
by Brook Turner
The Australian Financial Review Magazine May 2007
Front cover, pp. 26-38.
[[picture:"Miller G Front page AFRM SMALL.jpg" ID:14116]]
To his friends he's the innocent Mumble. To his crew he's Lovelace, the Arctic witch-doctor, while the man himself thinks he's probably closer to Mad Max. Australia's king of the screen, George Miller, has drawn on aspects of all his heroes in his journey from ...
submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 06.02.2008
Theodoros George Andronicos
Tested To The Very Extreme
One hundred and ten years ago my grandfather, Theo Andronicos, left his home in the town of Potamos, to make the long voyage to Australia on an Orient Line steamship, the “Oruba”, disembarking at Circular Quay Sydney in July 1897. He was sixteen years old when he reached Australia.
Grandfather neither returned to the island he called Cerigo, ...
submitted by George Poulos on 14.05.2007
[[picture:"PP Paul Kalokerinos behind counter Canberra Cafe Manilla.jpg" ID:12625]]
Note the self grown and self prepared olives in the foreground, on the counter. Some are full, some halved. Paul sells them in large jars in the shop. They are both "horyutika" and beautiful tasting.
Paul has operated the Canberra Cafe for 53 years in a row. A Kytherian world record?!?!
Photograph by Peter Prineas, Koutsaftis.
On 16th ...
submitted by John Carras on 21.05.2007
[[picture:"100th Birthday Katerina Mageros.jpg" ID:12634]]
Na mus Hillyossi!
Down load .pdf overview here:
100 Katerina Mageros.pdf
Download article in the Neos Kosmos, Melbourne, here:
100 years Mageros Katerina Neos Kosmos article.pdf
submitted by Australian Dictionary Of Biography on 01.05.2007
17 September 1883, Kythera, Greece
22 March 1972, Charleville, Queensland, Australia
CORONES, HARALAMBOS (HARRY) (1883-1972), hotelier and businessman, was born on 17 September 1883 at Kithira, Greece, son of Panayiotis Coroneos, fisherman, and his wife Stamatea, née Freeleagus. From 1904 to 1906 Harry completed national service as a first-aid orderly. Having unsuccessfully applied to enter the United States of America, he emigrated ...
submitted by DAILY TELEGRAPH on 05.04.2007
Daily Telegraph, Sydney.
3rd April, 2007
The happy feet of film director George Miller strode into the Melbourne office of Federal Treasurer Peter Costello today, and Miller brought a friend along – a little fellow called Oscar.
Miller visited Mr Costello to thank him for the Government's support of the Australian film industry, which allowed him to produce his hit movie about dancing penguins, Happy Feet.
Happy Feet ...
submitted by George Poulos on 29.04.2007
[[picture:"Eleni Aroney Camaris 1997.JPG" ID:12573]]
Eleni Aroney Camaris 1997
It is an absolute honour and privilege to be both an Administrator and Editor of kythera-family.net.
I have thoroughly enjoyed the "work" I have undertaken at kythera-family, and the wonderful Kytherians and Philokytherians, (and "lost" members of my family), that I have met through the web-site.
kythera-family is an eternal delight. ...
submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 15.03.2007
Sydney Morning Herald. Thursday March 15, 2007. Page 3.
Mad Max is set to reach the screen again … but not just yet.
The director George Miller, who made his name with the Mad Max trilogy, confirmed yesterday that he still plans to make a fourth instalment. "If the fates allow, I definitely will," he said at his first Australian film industry appearance since winning an Oscar for Happy Feet last month.
Before making the celebrated ...
submitted by DAILY TELEGRAPH on 01.03.2007
[[picture:"Miller George still celebrating his achievement.jpg" ID:12183]]
Win ... Miller in Los Angeles yesterday.
Picture: JEFF RAYNER
By PETA HELLARD
Daily Telegraph, Wednesday February 28th, 2007. p. 9.
Happy Feet director George Miller has spent a lifetime trying to win an Oscar — and now he is going to give it away.
As soon as he arrives back in Sydney, Miller plans to give the Oscar to his 86-year-old ...
submitted by Adelaide Advertiser on 27.02.2007
[[picture:"Miller George Oscar & Penguin in hand.jpg" ID:12174]]
George Miller at the Oscars. Oscar & Penguin in hand.
February 26, 2007
There was joy for George Miller but disappointment for fellow Aussie Cate Blanchett at today's Academy Award ceremony. And, as expected, Britain's Helen Mirren took the Best Actress Oscar.
Miller's Happy Feet won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at today's Academy ...
submitted by Odyssey Magazine on 26.02.2007
[[picture:"Benaki Legacy de-worded SMALL.jpg" ID:12169]]
The Benaki Legacy
January/February 2006. pp. 48-50
Antonis Benakis bequeathed more than his impressive art collection to Greece: he established an institution that symbolizes the idealism, romance, and generosity of the diaspora Greeks.
By Athena Vorillas
His pockets were rich: filled with treasures ...
submitted by The Chronicle Of Higher Education on 17.02.2007
NOTES FROM ACADEME
5,455 Brains and Counting
By LILA GUTERMAN
Belmont, Mass. USA.
The phone has been ringing all morning on Patricia A. Georgopoulos's desk, but the most important call comes around 10 a.m. "Samuel Curry. What time did he die?" she asks. "What's his diagnosis?"
Ms. Georgopoulos is the administrative coordinator for the world's largest brain bank, located at McLean Hospital, a psychiatric teaching facility ...
submitted by Kytherian Cinema Review on 14.02.2007
By Peter Mitchell
in Los Angeles
January 22, 2007
Article from: AAP
Will the dancing penguins avenge their Golden Globes loss and will Cate Blanchett earn her second Oscar in three years?
Has enough time passed for the Academy to forgive Mel Gibson for his racial slurs?
Hey, it snowed in Malibu the other day proving anything can happen in Tinseltown.
Early on Wednesday (AEDT), the Academy of Motion ...
As a Greek-Australian and an environmentally aware citizen, I have followed the debates around developing renewable energy sources in both...
Your name appeared as my DNA matched 4th-6th cousin which surprised me! So how we...
I am related to Vasiliki Bouterou. She is my great great grandmother. She married a theodore comino....
I am an author with a book contract to the Australian publisher Allen and Unwin. I've been...
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...
30.06.2020 (Message Board)
13.06.2020 (Message Board)
10.05.2020 (Message Board)
I think this information might be of interest.
Can you provide more information? Such as if they were immigrants or your family history,...