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20052:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Sandy Thorne on 26.03.2012

Paul Calokerinos. The last dinki-di Greek cafe owner?

Pages 140-142 in the book, Old-Timers. Magnificent stories from mighty Australians.

To read the remainder of the Paul Calokerinos vignette - BUY the book, Old-Timers. Magnificent stories from mighty Australians

His hands move swiftly, confidently, for he has consrructed this masterpiece many, many times. To watch him at work is to enjoy his art.. . . the art ...

20044:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 25.03.2012

Zoe Savina at the unveiling of "Spirit of Mercury" sculpture

by Japanese sculptor Masaaki Noda donation, to the City of Marathon

Αποκαλυπτήρια το “Πνεύμα του Ερμή” γλυπτό του Ιάπωνα γλύπτη Μasaaki Noda. Δωρεά του στο Δήμο του Μαραθώνα.

http://www.zoesavina.com/ekdilwseis-Marathonas.html

Lacadio Hearn links two traditions and two cultures.

Zoe Savina studied at The Professional School of Athens and Design and Decorative ...

20039:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 25.03.2012

Zoe Savina with butterflies that adorn her various artistic dedications to Lafcadio Hearn

Οι πεταλούδες είναι χειροτεχνία της Ζ.Σαβίνα με "κολλάζ" σπασμένες λέξεις από τα χαϊκού του Λευκάδιου Χερν

Featured at the exhibition:

“THE OPEN MIND OF LAFCADIO HEARN”

Events in his honor on the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Kozumi Yakuo in Japan International Art Exhibit dedicated to
Lafcadios Hearn At the museum:

“Lafcadios Hearn ...

20025:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Saint Haralambos Church, Tuggerah on 09.04.2012

Archbishop Stylianos present at the laying of the foundation stone, Saint Haralambos Church, Tuggerah

Download the Saint Haralambos programme for the 2012 year, here:

Ayios_Haralambos_Tuggerah_2012_Annual_Program.pdf

Message from, Dr Tas Fermanis MBBS, UNSW, President

Dear friends, supporters and parishioners of “Saint Haralambos” of Central Coast NSW. Congratulations. We laid the Foundation Stone of our Church bearing the name “Saint Haralambos”. ...

20023:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 21.03.2012

Archie Kalokerinos 1927-2012. With Aboriginal children at Collarenebri, north western NSW, 1971

Tribute to Archie Kalokerinos

http://becandrichie.wordpress.com/tag/dr-archie-kalokerinos/

Today Richie and I are off to a memorial service of a man who changed the world he lived in. This man was not just the father of a mate of mine, but an authority on Vitamin C deficiency, an Honorary Medical Advisor for Aboriginal Health in Australia and a world authority on Opals just to name a few achievements.

He wrote this book which we found in my mother-in-law’s ...

20006:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by John Sourrys on 18.03.2012

The Golden Greeks

Photograph: George and Maria Sourrys and family.

John Sourrys


One of the species thrown up by the outback was the Greek Cafe. Hailing from the small island of Kythera, the Greeks began to come to Australia from the turn of the last century. Sydney was to be the first stop. The Greek immigrant would work for another Greek in a Cafe, pay off his passage and learn the trade. first by standing behind the cash register. Then with a little capital, venture ...

19998:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 16.03.2012

Archie Kalokerinos 1927-2012. Doctor prevented infant mortality

Sydney Morning Herald.

March 17, 2012

Archie Kalokerinos … created a treatment for zinc deficiency. Photo: Peter Stoop


Archie Kalokerinos, son of a Greek cafe owner, with plenty of brains and a medical degree, bounced around the world getting experience - not settling to surgery, trying general practice - until a problem came to his attention which was to preoccupy him for the rest of his life.

That was the plight of the Aboriginal ...

19977:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Herald Sun, Melbourne on 14.03.2012

Intrepid pair discuss harsh realities of Antarctic trek

by: Nathan Mawby

From: Herald Sun
February 14, 2012

Photograph: Justin Jones and James Castrission complete the world-first return hike to the South Pole.


A PAIR of die-hard Australian mates who spent 89 days trekking the wilderness of Antarctica have said they wouldn't have wished the experience on their worst enemy.

Justin "Jonesy" Jones and James "Cas" Castrission have revealed that despite completing their world first ...

19975:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Adventures on 14.03.2012

Adventurers James Castrission and Justin Jones at the finish line of the world's first unassisted 2200km trek to the South Pole and back

TRIUMPHANT: James Castrission, left, and Justin Jones at the finish line of their South Pole trek.

Mr Castrission, 29, was greeted by his ecstatic fiancee Mia Ballenden at Sydney Airport yesterday, as he returned home with Justin Jones, 28, following their world-first Antarctic adventure.

The pair endured extreme physical, emotional and mental exhaustion as they trekked more than 2200km from the Antarctic coast to the South Pole and back, unassisted.

But ...

19950:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 08.03.2012

Greek Australian of the Century dies

7 Mar 2012

Neos Kosmos

Dr Archivides Kalokerinos passed away peacefully on March 1. Dr Kalokerinos, a proud Hellene, was awarded Greek Australian of the Century by Neos Kosmos in 2000 for his tireless work in the medical community.

Dr Archivides Kalokerinos passed away peacefully on March 1. Dr Kalokerinos, a proud Hellene, was awarded Greek Australian of the Century by Neos Kosmos in 2000 for his tireless work in the medical community.

Known ...

19923:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 28.02.2012

Sir Nick Laurantus

(1890–1980)

by Jean Michaelides


Sir Nicholas (Nick) Laurantus (1890-1980), businessman and philanthropist, was born on 5 February 1890 on the island of Kythera, Greece, third of twelve children of Panayiotis Lourantos, contractor, and his wife Angeliki, née Marsellos. After seven years of schooling, Nicholas helped his father as an apprentice carpenter and blacksmith. Letters from relations overseas stimulated his desire to emigrate. When a cousin at Grenfell, ...

19919:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Paul Mathers on 21.03.2013

Farewell party for Bishop Nikodimos, [numbered], 1938

A replica of the previous photograph, but in this case numbered.

The function was held in the upstairs area of the Sydney Cafe, 735 George Street, which was then owned by Emmanuel Mavromatis, who is depicted in the photograph.

Now that we have named all of the attendees, can you tell us more about their lives? By some chance, are you a descendant of one or more of the persons ...

19918:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Paul Mathers on 08.10.2012

Farewell party for Bishop Nikodimos, 1938

The function was held in the upstairs area of the Sydney Cafe, 735 George Street, which was then owned by Emmanuel Mavromatis, who is depicted in the photograph.

I have numbered the attendees to this function in another photograph. The numbers in this entry refer to the numbers used there.

The function was held in the upstairs area of the Sydney Cafe, 735 George Street, ...

19906:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Loretta Kassimatis Sword on 20.02.2012

Unknown Men Most Likely from Kythera

This photography was passed on to me by a family member. It is possible they are members of the Mazarakis family from Kythera or somehow connected to them. If anyone knows anything about these individuals would you please let us know? Thank you.

19900:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by North Shore Times on 15.02.2012

South Pole adventurer James Castrission sets sights on marriage

North Shore Times People 9 Feb 12th, 2012

by Rowan Cowley

Photograph: James Castrission is welcomed home by fiancee Mia Ballenden


Fresh from conquering the South Pole, Willoughby adventurer James Castrission has set his sights on a new and equally scary adventure - marriage.

Castrission (Cas), along with his former Knox Grammar school friend Justin (Jonesy) Jones returned to Australia over the weekend after completing an unassisted ...

19898:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 14.02.2012

1972. Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Kytherian Association of Australia.

Descendants of the original committee - the founding fathers of the Kytherian Association of Australia - including one person still alive at the time - Mr Bill Feros.

From Left to Right:

Manolis G Casimatis (Past president)
Manolis Sklavos (Later became president)
Bill Feros (Angela Comino's Father and the only founding member, and Original Secretary.)
Manolis Cassimatis and his mother. (His father was the founding president. He later became ...

19869:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by The Australian Newspaper on 02.02.2012

Revere the adopted son

by: Adrian Mourby

From: The Australian November 25, 2011

The former residence of writer Lafcadio Hearn in Matsue.

Picture: JNTO

These days the name Lafcadio Hearn is mostly known only to people who have read You Only Live Twice: "Have you ever heard the Japanese expression kirisute gomen?" Blofeld asks Bond. "Spare me the Lafcadio Hearn," replies our hero (the term approximates to "licensed to kill").

But in the small ...

19766:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Association LIBRARY, Sydney on 07.01.2012

Message written on the reverse of the photograph of the five bikeriders

The inscription on the photgraph itself, reads - "In readiness before proceeding" (to ride off).

Each of the persons in the photograph have been numbered.

The photograph was taken in Manilla, on June 27(?)th, as per the photograph depicting the same five riders resting.

The Postcard has been written in Greek.

The Greek name of the 'author' of the postcard is P. Gavriles. (From a previous postcard we can determine that this is Peter Gabrill.)

19765:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Association LIBRARY, Sydney on 07.01.2012

Bikeriders mounted on their bikes

- the inscription has been removed from the original, and the faded photograph made darker.

The inscription reads - "In readiness before proceeding" (to ride off).

In the original, each of the persons in the photograph have been numbered.

The photograph was taken in Manilla, on June 27(?)th, as per the photograph depicting the same five riders resting.

The Postcard has been written in Greek.

One of three photographs placed ...

19764:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Association LIBRARY, Sydney on 07.01.2012

Bikeriders mounted on their bikes - original photograph with inscription across the bottom

The inscription reads - "In readiness before proceeding" (to ride off).

Each of the persons in the photograph have been numbered.

The photograph was taken in Manilla, on June 27(?)th, as per the photograph depicting the same five riders resting.

The Postcard has been written in Greek.

One of three photographs placed on deposit in the Kytherian Association of Australia, Library, Sydney, by Peter Christianos.

Peter lived for ...