submitted by George Vardas on 19.09.2006
Emanuel "O Marmaras" Comino presents his talk on the Parthenon Marbles stolen by Lord Elgin and taken to the British Museum. The English brig, the Mentor, sank near the entrance to Avlemonas harbour in Kythera in 1802 whilst carrying one of the first shipments of sculptures to England. The sculptures were eventually salvaged.
Former President of the Kytherian Association of Australia (NSW), Peter Vanges, addresses the symposium on the topic "Who was the first Kytherian in Australia?" Peter is the author of the landmark work, "Kythera: A history of the island of Kythera and its people".
Nicholas Careedy (ex Milopotamos) with wife Nina at the conference. Nick, who is 95, is a former Supreme President of AHEPA and a stalwart in the Queensland Kytherian community.
Long time journalist with the "Kytheraismos" newspaper, Helen Tzortzopoulos, and Manuel Aroney.
These children take up an interesting position on the dance floor stage to watch the replay of the Australian Prime Minister's speech at the symposium.
Basil Leftheris leads the way in Greek dancing.
The dinner dance held on 16 September 2006 at the Hellenic Club in conjunction with the symposium.
A stalwart of the Kytherian community, Peter McCarthy from Inverell, addresses the symposium.
The bright future of Kytheraismos is exemplified by these fine young ladies (from left): Garifalia, Mary, Sophia, Penelope and Patricia.
Professor Manuel Aroney delivers an entertaining and interesting talk at the conference.
Accountants (and cousins) Theodore Simos and Peter Comino in good cheer and good health at the conference. Peter is also a trustee of the Nicholas Aroney Foundation, a generous benefactor in the Kytherian community.
Dr Archie Kalokerinos, an Australian-Kytherian medical pioneer, addresses the symposium on how he came to reverse the alarmingly high rate of infant mortality in the Aboriginal community.
Professor Basil Leftheris with Elias Marsellos and Dimitri Marsellos during the morning coffee break.
A view of the audience during the first day of the symposium.
The President of the Kytherian Brotherhood of Canberra, Chris Lourandos, addresses the delegates at the symposium.
Professor Basil Leftheris in discussion with Professor Manuel Aroney and John Prineas at the start of the conference.
Elias Marsellos gives to the Australian Prime Minister a precious icon of the Panaghia Myrtidiotissa.
submitted by George Vardas on 23.09.2006
Prime Minister Howard meets the dynamic representatives from the Kytherian Association of California, Vikki Vrettos Fraioli (left) and Terri Chlentzos (right) together with Professor Basil Leftheris from Greece.
submitted by George Vardas on 20.09.2006
One of the young maidens who greeted the Australian Prime Minister at the opening.
Prime Minister Howard flanked by attractive Grecian maidens at the opening of the conference.
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