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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 28.04.2012

Takis Efstathiou at the Athenian Agora

He may be holding a tortoise, but Takis does not act slowly when it comes to promoting Lafcadio Hearn's life and legacy around the world.

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submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 23.04.2012

Emmanuel Mavromatis

......owner of the Sydney Cafe, and long standing Treasurer of the Kytherian Association of Australia in the 1920's and 1930's.

Emmanuel Mavromatis (the family name was changed to Mathers), served as the Treasurer of the Kytherian Association for ten years from 1928-1938 - the critical ten years in view of the impact of the impact of the Depression on Australia. He remained on the Committee in 1939-1940, and undertook the role of Treasurer again from 1940-1944. This constituted a prolonged ...

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submitted by Paul Mathers on 23.04.2012

Peter Mottee

Owner of the Kempsey Macleay Talkies CINEMA.

Father of prominent Kytherian solicitor Con Mottee, who was for a considerable period of of time, solicitor to the Kytherian Association of Australia.

Matina Mottee (nee, Kassimatis), his daughter-in-law informs me that she does not know very much about him. "He arrived in Australia in 1898 with his father Con Mottee who I believe had made several trips to Australia in about 1870 and 1880 but cannot confirm dates. He married ...

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submitted by Paul Mathers on 23.04.2012

Crissie Karedes

Chrissie was left ophaned and destitute after the death of her father.

My grandfather, Emmanuel Mavromatis, assisted her and her mother to migrate to America, where the family had a number of relatives.

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submitted by Paul Mathers on 23.04.2012

Group including a number of Kytherians

Back Row, Left to Right:

Andrew Comino (who had 4 daughters)

Harry and Agape Samios (who had a daughter Poppy)

Harry Corones, notable Kytherian from Charleville.

Date: in the 1920's(?)

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submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 22.04.2012

Nick G Marcello

From the Voice of Kythera, newspaper, 1927.

Nick G Marcello was born on the 15th August,1880, in Potamos, Kythera. He emigrated to Australia on the 6th November,1907 on the ‘Bremen.’

Ann Coward has revealed that Stamati Marcello (a brother?) was a partner with Cosmas Cassimatis, (first President), and several others including, Nick Cassimatis, Nick Travasaros, Stratis Tzannes and John Megaloconomos in the Canberra Cafe in Oxford Street, Taylor Square, Sydney.

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submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 22.04.2012

Family of Nick G Marcello

From the Voice of Kythera, newspaper, 1927.

Nick G Marcello was born on the 15th August,1880, in Potamos, Kythera. He emigrated to Australia on the 6th November,1907 on the ‘Bremen.’

Ann Coward has revealed that Stamati Marcello (a brother?) was a partner with Cosmas Cassimatis, (first President), and several others including, Nick Cassimatis, Nick Travasaros, Stratis Tzannes and John Megaloconomos in the Canberra Cafe in Oxford Street, Taylor Square, Sydney.

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submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 22.04.2012

Theo Crithary (Theodoros Kritharis)

The entry for the Kritharis and Tzorztopoulos brothers on Page 147, Life in Australia, (1916), which includes Theo Crithary reads:

Kritharis & Tzortzopoulos brothers

1) Theodoros Kritharis, (Theo Crithary) 2) Theodoros Tzortzopoulos, (theo Poulos) 3) Minas Tzortzopoulos, (Mick Poulos) 4) Panagiotis Kritharis (Peter Crithary)

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submitted by Life In Australia on 20.04.2012

The Kritharis and Tzortzopoulos brothers

Page 147, Life in Australia, (1916).

1) Theodoros Kritharis, (Theo Crithary) 2) Theodoros Tzortzopoulos, (theo Poulos) 3) Minas Tzortzopoulos, (Mick Poulos) 4) Panagiotis Kritharis (Peter Crithary)

View / download a copy of page 147 here:

LIA English 147.pdf

Two splendid and extremely profitable shops, located in the city of Glenn Innes, in New South Wales, do worthy honour to ...

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submitted by George S Venardos on 28.04.2012

Theo Minas (Mick) and Theothoros (Theo) Tzortzopoulos (Poulos) and two other young men - currently unamed?

Seated: Theothoros (Theo) Tzortzopoulos (left) and Minas (Mick) (Poulos) (right), and two other young men - currently unamed?

The dedication on the back of the photograph may indicate who these two unidentified men are?

Dedication on the back of the photograph

It is written to Mick Poulos by George Faros - who identifies himself as a godson of Mick Poulos.

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submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 19.04.2012

Cosmas Andronicus

The family that established a coffee dynasty.

From, Hugh Gilchrist. Australians and Greeks. Vol I: The Early Years. p. 203.

"...From the Kythiran village of Mylopotamos came seven Andronikos (the surname spelt "Andronicus") brothers, of whom four built up a tea, coffee and chocolate business which, eighty years later, is still eminent in the beverage and confectionery field. Their interest in tea and coffee and in emigration is said to have been aroused by an ...

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submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 19.04.2012

Bretos Margetis

One of eight Founding Fathers of the Kytherian Brotherhood of Australia (now called the Kytherian Association), in 1922. In the second administration he took on the Executive role of Secretary.

Bretos was born on 24 Nov 1889. He landed in Australia on 5 Dec 1903 per the ‘Orizaba.’

Arrivals ...

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submitted by Hearn Society, Athens on 16.04.2012

Lafcadio Hearn - one of the great Kytherians

Λευκάδιος Χερν, συγγραφέας και ποιητής
Αρχική
ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΣ
Άνθρωποι
Οι Μεγάλοι Κυθήριοι
Λευκάδιος Χερν, συγγραφέας και ποιητής

From the visitkythera website:

http://www.visitkythera.gr/gr/culture/people/notable/lafcadio_hearn_poet.html

Ο Λευκάδιος Χερν (Patricio Lafcadio Tessima Carlos Hearn ή Koizumi ...

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 11.04.2012

Sotiris Therianos, artist

and contributor to the The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn: Homage to The open mind of Lafcadio Hearn Exhibition, 2010

Sotiris Therianos was born on 16 November 1955 in Lefkada Island, Greece. He studied art, design and decoration at Sivitanidios School of Trades and Vocations in Athens (1975-1979). He was tutored in aquarelle techniques by Petros Panagos in Lefkada (1980-1985). In 1982 he met ...

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submitted by Hearn Society, Athens on 10.04.2012

Takis Efstathiou at the Lafcadio Memorial Museum, Matsue Japan

Takis heads the Hearn Society in Athens.

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 10.04.2012

Massaaki Noda's Postcard

Massaaki Noda is one of Japan's most prominent artists. His sculptures, in particular are superior.

Through his freindship with Hearn Society, Athens, President, Takis Efsathiou, Noda has developed a profound interest in both Hellenism, and the life and psychography of Lafcadio Hearn.

In 2004, Masaaki Noda's stainless steel sculpture Apollo's Mirror was dedicated to ...

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 10.04.2012

ECCD Director Christodoulis Yiallouridis, Massaaki Noda, and Takis Efstathiou at the Dedication

to the European Cultural Center, of Noda's Apollo's Mirror. The ECCD is located in Delphi, Greece.

Massaaki Noda is one of Japan's most prominent artists. His sculptures, in particular are superior.

Through his freindship with Hearn Society, Athens, President, Takis Efsathiou, Noda has developed a profound interest in both Hellenism, and the life and psychography of Lafcadio Hearn.

In 2004, Masaaki Noda's stainless ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 10.04.2012

Myrto Dimitriou with Mr Kobayashi and her origami art work

Myrto's curriculam vitae in Greek.

e-mail: Email, Myrto Dimitriou

http://omadafantasia.blogspot.com

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 10.04.2012

Some results from Myrto Dimitriou's origami workshops

Myrto's curriculam vitae in Greek.

e-mail: Email, Myrto Dimitriou

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 10.04.2012

Myrto Dimitriou's extraordinarily popular origami workshops

Myrto's curriculam vitae in Greek.

e-mail: Email, Myrto Dimitriou

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