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6577:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 25.02.2005

Karavitiko 2005, at the Castellorizian Club, Kensington, Sydney.

Standing:

Steve Kapetanios (Tzortzo) Poulos.

Seated:

Left to Right:

1. Peter Gerakiteys.

2. Maria Gerakiteys (nee, Venardos).

3. Kanella Newton (nee, Souris).

4. Robert Newton.

6576:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 25.02.2005

Karavitiko 2005, at the Castellorizian Club, Kensington, Sydney.

Left to Right:

1. Stella Zervellis, (daughter of Matti Venardos.)

2. Mary Mentis (nee, Kepreotis). Her life story, and that of her deceased husband, Nick Mentis, has been recounted at length in a number of entries about Professor Janis Wilton's book - Immigrants in the Bush, on the kythera-family web-site.

3. Zac Souris.

6575:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 01.05.2006

Karavitiko 2005, at the Castellorizian Club, Kensington, Sydney.

Standing.

Left to Right:

1. George C Hlihlis (Tzortzo) Poulos

2. Steve Kapetanios (Tzortzo) Poulos

3. Alex K---------s (Yeoryo) Poulos, Tamworth, NSW.

Seated:

Left to Right:

1. Anna Hilos Tzortzopoulos (nee, Tzortzopoulos), spouse of Steve Kapetanios.

2. Rosie Koumoukelis.

3. Anna King.

4. Panya Lourandos.

6574:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 06.03.2005

Karavitiko 2005, at the Castellorizian Club, Kensington, Sydney.

Left to Right:

1. Eric Hlihlis (Tzortzo)Poulos.

2. Tassos Souris

3. Effie (Aphrodite) Souris (nee, Sandeman).

4. [Front]. John Prineas (Son of Stavroula Prineas).

5-6. Rear, two of Tassos and Effie's children. They have 4 children in all, Violetta, Nicholas, Theodore and Maria.

7. Stavroula Prineas, (nee, Yeoryas) - originally from Broggi, Kythera).

8. Violet Sandeman

9. ...

6569:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 25.02.2005

Karavitiko 2005, at the Castellorizian Club, Kensington, Sydney.

Left to right:

Sia Poulos (Yeorgiopoulos) kolloklissi, Anna Cominos Surandakos, and Anna Poulos (Tzortzopoulos), Hilos, at the 2005 Karavitiko Symposium.

For more information about the Karavitiko, see extensive entry under Community Services, subsection Associations.

Sia Poulos, key-note speaker at the event, was born and raised in Tamworth, but has been for some years, a resident of Kythera. She publishes the Summer ...

6270:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Stephen Samios on 09.01.2005

Theo Cass turns 100.

Centenarian: Theo Cass knock's up a century.

Christmas to remember.
South Coogee resident turns 100 on December 25


Report Menios Contantinou.

Theo Cass will have more than one reason to celebrate this Christmas Day — he turns 100.
Mr Cass’s family is planning a birthday party and Christmas celebration at his South Coogee home, along with many close friends. The centenarian-to-be moved toSydney from Queensland with his wife Fani ...

6266:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 16.01.2005

Karavitiko 2000.

Standing,
Left to Right:

Mary Mentis (nee, Kepreotes)
Violet Sandeman
.....to advise
Beryl Cassimatis (nee, Palmer)
Paul Cassimatis

Seated:
Left to Right:

.....to advise
Tina Mottee (nee, Cassimatis)
Con Mottee (died, 13th April, 2003).
George C Poulos Hilhlis
Con George Poulos
Angela Poulos (nee, Coroneos, Belos)

6167:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 11.10.2007

I Zoi en Afstralia.

I Zoi en Afstralia.

On display during Cafe Society exhibition at Inverell in 2004.

6049:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 27.12.2004

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel.

Love devotion and surrender.

Greek nuns prostrate themselves on the floor during an Easter celebration in the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel. (Sepulchre means tomb, and the Church is founded on the exact crucifixion and burial place of Jesus Christ. It was discovered and excavated by Helen, Constantine's mother).

The emotion conveyed by the gesture was so full of love, devotion and surrender that I simply had to ...

6018:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 27.12.2004

The 2000 Committee of the Karavitiko Symposium, with guest of honour.

Left to right: Theo Kapetanios Poulos, Andy Psomas Coroneos, Guest of Honour, 2000, George Layos Souris, James Melosophaos Coroneos, George Hlihlis Poulos, Nick Datos, and Tanya Datos.

Note the photographs of Chris Laurantos, Canberra, hanging on the wall in the background. (Right-hand side). These magnificent photographs of Kythera in the mid-twentieth century deserve a much wider audience.

6016:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 23.12.2004

Aroney Awards Speech, by Mathew Mallos, 29th February, 2004.

Good Evening, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,

The Nicholas Aroney Award is an encouragement award for young Kytherians who have demonstrated a high level academic aptitude in the Higher School Certificate (HSC). [Final, External entry examination, held in the state of New South Wales, to, among other things, determine entry in institutions of higher learning, such as Universities].

“A high level of Academic aptitude”. It is these six words I want ...

5987:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 18.12.2004

An A.H.E.P.A. function at the Delphic, Melbourne, 14/7/1958.

From the Nina Black (Mavrokefalos) collection, held by the State Library of Victoria.

5986:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 21.12.2004

A.H.E.P.A. One of 2 originating meetings.

Meeting of *A.H.E.P.A. Scone, N.S.W. 22nd May, 1935.

*Australian Hellenic Educational Progressive Association.


The majority of persons who originated A.H.E.P.A. in Australia, derived from Kythera.

In an entry under General History, entitled, "Northern NSW - 9. Lower New England, Peter Tsicalas informs us, that "..In August 1934, Werris Creek, for some obscure reason, was chosen as the venue for the first meeting to form AHEPA. The ...

5881:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 10.12.2004

Greek Flag, Opera House & Harbour Bridge. Sydney. 1984.

[Every Greek-Australian is very conscious of having to maintain a dual identity. Part Greek and part Australian.

Some images invoke that duality very powerfully. This is one such image.]


A union of symbols reflecting dual identity.


From, Images of Home, p. 159.

*There are also about 33 other Kytherian images and entries in the book, Images of Home.

Some have been ...

5856:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 09.12.2004

School students dressed in traditional Greek costume for a concert in Brisbane, ca, 1920

Children include:

Florence Venery (first on left, standing),
Aroney (third from left, standing),
Peter Tsikleas (second from right, standing),
Steve Freeleagus (far right, front).

(Description supplied with photograph)

5536:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 14.11.2004

They love Fishing

Photo provided by Mr.Emmanuel Casimatis.
In the photo, two Emmanuels. Casimatis and Comino 1979 at Barrier Reef

5525:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 14.11.2004

Fishing at Barrier Reef 1976

Photo provided by Emmanuel Casimatis.
This is a yearly trip for these Kytherians.
From left to right: Peter Poulos,Lakis Poulos,Peter Conomos,Dr. Alexander,Chris Alexander, Emmanuel Casimatis,Steve Marselos, Bill Casimatis,Dr. Lewis, last, Manuel Comino

5503:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by James Gavriles on 08.11.2004

Another picture of the Gavriles/Sofios visit

Another picture with me in the shot instead of my Grandson. My son Nick was busy and didn't get in the photograph.
My son makes custom cars in partnership with the famed Greek custom car builder, George Barris. Noted for building many cars in movies ,one of which was the Batmobile.

5502:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by James Gavriles on 08.11.2004

Sofios/Gavriles Cousins get together In Detroit

My Grandson Jim Gavriles II,Jim C. Sofios son of Charles Sofios, Charles(Chuck)H. Sofios,John H. Sofios. At my son nick Gavriles's custom car shop in Walled lake ,Michigan. Charles lives in the area, John lives in the Fresno, California area, and was just passing through from his summer visit to Logothetianica Kythera.
The Sofios's originally from Bowling Green, Ohio. Their Father was Haralambos Sofios, Their Mother was Helen Tamvakis.
The Gavriles family and the Sofios family are first ...

5326:Photos > Diaspora Social Life

submitted by George Poulos on 11.11.2004

Manuel (Belo) Coroneos piggy backing an infant Chris Miller, on a Chinchilla, Queensland, picnic.

Dimitri (Jim) Castrisios Miliotis known as Jim Miller and his wife, Envangalia (Angela) (nee, Balson) after they were married, settled in Chinchilla, a small town in South-western Queensland.

They had 4 sons, the first two, non-identical twins; George and John, and later, Chris and Bill (Vassilli).

They established, the Miller General Store, which was quite large, selling fruit, smallgoods, newspapers, and operating as a cafe as well. Initially it was begun in a flood ...