submitted by Mick Georgas on 24.07.2014
[Standing, left to right] Harry Souris, Jim Comino, Peter Georges (my brother), Mick Coroneos, Mick Georgas (me), Maria Kritharis.
[Seated, left to right] Koula Souris, (Harry Souris' wife), Maria Georges (my brother Peter Georges' wife), Effie (Jims wife).
submitted by Mick Georgas on 23.07.2014
[Standing, left to right]
Harry Souris (Theodosiou), Jim Comino (Theanos), Peter Georgas (my brother, Menegas), Mick Coroneos (Evgenikos), George Kritharis (Katharos), Mick Georgas (myself, Menegas)
submitted by Mick Georgas on 25.07.2014
A reunion with family & friends to my place -
[Standing, left to right] Harry Souris, Jim Comino, Peter Georgas (my brother), Mick Coroneos (Diladi), Maria Kritharis, George Kritharis,
[Seated, left to right] Koula Souris, (Harry Souris' wife), Angela Georgas (my wife), Effie (Jims wife), Connie (Antigoni) Coroneos, my wife's sister and Mick Coroneos' wife.
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 02.06.2014
Front Row, Left to Right: Angelo Notaras, Kathy Samios,Victor Kepreotis, Kalie Zervos, Esther Kalligeros.
Back Row, Left to Right: George Giaouris, Michael Mallos, George Poulos,George Vardas, Theo Poulos, Angelo Andrew, Dimitri Kepreotes.
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submitted by George Poulos on 12.05.2014
kythera-family.net turns ten. Χρόνια Πολλά. Να τα εκατοστήσεις
"I found Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on Kythera-Family.net and mailed her regarding her Hlentzos connection, and since the first email a couple of days ago, I have had many many emails from her with a huge amount of information regarding my relatives. If this website was not available to us, all this information would never have been shared."
Heather de Marco, April 2013
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 30.04.2014
In this year, the 110th anniversary of Hearn’s death, an international symposium and commemorative event will be held in July in Lefkada, Greece, the place of his birth. This event will attempt an interpretation of Hearn’s “Open Mind” and explore ways to connect Hearn’s legacy with the future. Since 2009, Hearn has been reevaluated from a range of perspectives, and attempts are being made to apply these newfound ideas and values in a practical way. This is changing people’s awareness ...
submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 20.04.2014
Peter V'landys. Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
On Australia Day 2014, Peter V’landys was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for services to racing.
To view / download a copy of this article as a .pdf, go to:
In the Australian honours system, appointments to the Order of Australia confer recognition for outstanding achievement and service. ...
submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 14.04.2014
“A rare breed of individual: altruistic in a world where self-interested
ambitions are often prized and admired. His determination to succeed
and his compassion for his fellow man are indeed exceptional traits.”
View / download a copy of this entry as a .pdf:
In the Australia Day Honours List it was announced that Peter Clary Castrission had ...
submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 13.04.2014
Australia Day Award, for Peter Prineas. 2012.
Peter Prineas (left) with Jim Somerville an old comrade of rainforest and wilderness campaigns
Among the honours announced by the Governor General on Australia Day 2012 was the award to Peter Prineas of an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his "service to conservation and the environment through executive and advocacy ...
The photograph was published in conjunction with the announcedment of an Order of Australia conferred on Peter Prineas.
Australia Day Award, for Peter Prineas. 2012.
Among the honours announced by the Governor General on Australia Day 2012 was the award to Peter Prineas of an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his "service to conservation and the environment through executive and advocacy roles".
Peter's involvement in conservation and environmental ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 15.03.2014
translating 3 Lafcadio Hearn books into Greek.
[This is the first time in history that entire Lafacdio Hearn books have been translated, with a view to having them printed and published]
Μεταφράζοντας τον Λευκάδιο Χερν στα ελληνικά ギリシャ語訳ラフカディオ・ハーン
Τέτη Σώλου: Οι μεταφράσεις μου των έργων του Λευκάδιου Χερν και οι σημειώσεις ...
submitted by The Daily Examiner, Grafton on 03.02.2014
27th Jan 2014
MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Spiro and Angelo Notaras look out into one of the newly built smaller cinemas - at the Saraton Theatre. PHOTO: ADAM HOURIGAN
BUSINESSMAN, inventor, banana farmer, cinema owner, fundraiser - Angelo Notaras wears many hats and they all seem to fit comfortably.
His lifetime of achievement has been recognised with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), with the notation emphasising his "service ...
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 24.01.2014
My two grandfathers - Peter Steve Zantiotis and Peter Con Anastasopoulos. This photo was taken in 1974 when Peter Anastasopoulos visited Australia from Kythera for his first and only time.
Peter Zantiotis passed away in 1981 aged 82 and Peter Anastasopoulos in 1984 aged 78.
submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 17.12.2013
Front Cover photo of Irene Andronicos 1940
submitted by Bill P Cassimatis on 17.12.2013
Born in Karavas, Kythera, Greece on 16th February 1935 to Alexandros and Maria Cassimatis.
In 1949 Peter migrated to Australia. He was 14 years old when he arrived; He started work at Warren in a café.
At age 24 he married Helen Sophios in Sydney. Peter and Helen were blessed with three children, Alex, John and Bill.
Sadly Helen passed away in 1971.
At age 48 Peter married Beryl Coroneos (Palmer) in Brisbane.
Peter lovingly welcomed ...
submitted by Kytherian World Heritage Fund on 05.12.2013
Author: Kristina Williamson
When Published: 2013
Edition: 1st English/Greek Edition, 2013
Publisher: Kytherian World Heritage Fund
Available: Available from the Kytherian World Heritage Fund, and the Kytherian Association in Australia.
George C. Poulos: 02 93888320
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submitted by George Poulos on 14.11.2013
Stephen in a typical pose.
His photography is exceptional, and visits to Kythera are not the same without him being present on the island.
Keep snapping Stephen.
submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 10.11.2013
EULOGY PETER GEORGE – born Karava, Kythira 8 Dec 1934
Peter George, – an Australian Greek more than a Greek Australian.
He loved Australia and marvelled at its beauty.
To acknowledge the blessings and opportunity this great country bestowed upon him as a 15 year old immigrant boy, survivor of the devastation of the Great Depression and World War 2, the adult Peter contributed time serving on a number of community organisations.
These included the ...
submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 31.10.2013
Recently received from Catherine Crisp who lives in Hervey Bay in Queensland.
"A great friend of mine recently celebrated her 96th birthday.
Athena (Gloria) White is Michael De DIar's grandaughter - she has been overwhelmed by the information I have downloaded about him, from this site, for her.
She is a remarkable woman, has enjoyed life to the fullest and has ...
submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 26.10.2013
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Angela Poulos' Story.pdf
Evangelia Poulos (nee Coroneos) was born on 23 April 1928 on the Greek island of Kythera, the third child of a poor peasant family of seven. Her parents Triantafilos and Georgia lived traditionally off the land raising the family; Theodosios, Stamatoula, ...
I am the editor of a family web-site : benardoutlite.com which collates the known history of the Benardout family from...
Interviewed by Joshua Kepreotis
Sitting in his office in Livadi, wearing his signature suit and tie, Manolis Cassimatis –...
Kythera: An Island Named Desire Film
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There’s a lot going on in James...
This photo must have been taken in about 1930. My grandparents - Dimitri and Eleni Prineas (Haniotis) are in the...
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.
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Gorgeous Ruby! Ruby's father was Evangelo Megaloconomos born 7 September 1891, died 29 January 1983
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I believe we are distant relatives ... Gavrelis is our americanized Greek family name from Kythera.
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My Papou is Evriades Gavrelis from Logothetianika who came to America before WWI. Evriades and his cousin...
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Not sure if I can help if she was born in Smyrna. Lots of Kytherians emigrated to...
My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna & emigrated to Egypt....