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21779:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 21.10.2013

Helen Zerfos - one of "the faces of Sutherland Shire"

In 2006, the Sutherland Shire (in Sydney) celebrated its centenary. To mark the occasion, many events were planned. The first of these showcased one hundred people who had “made an important contribution to the Shire over the one hundred years and who have had a significant impact on the lives of others.” Helen, a resident for many years, was among the chosen one hundred. “The Faces of the Shire” was displayed on specially produced billboards in a roving exhibition which toured the Shire ...

21778:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 21.10.2013

Helen Zerefos OAM

Biographical notes by
John Love
Historian and Theatre Consultant
Kurrajong Heights NSW Australia

Helen Zerefos is a coloratura soprano of rare charm and beauty whose versatility spans the widest gamut of show business performance. From the stage to television to nightclubs, concerts and recordings, her talents have been applauded and revered.

It is Helen’s wide vocal range that makes this all possible with an extraordinary repertoire of music that ...

21771:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 20.10.2013

Paula Lexine Masselos BSW, ATCL,

Mayor of Waverly Council

 

Bachelor Social Work (James Cook University of North Queensland), Associate Trinity College of London (Speech and Drama), Australian Association of Social Marketing (AASM)

Paula is the Managing Director of Embrace Society which is a communications agency speing in hard to reach audiences and in values based behaviour change, community engagement, advertising and communications, and creative strategy and development.

21721:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Peter Makarthis on 26.09.2013

Alexander Spiro Phacheas (Fatseas) and Family 1927

Back row right to left
Alexander Fatseas, Erasmia and Anastasia

Front row right to left
Spiro, Costas and George

Taken Athens 1927

Alexander Phacheas arrived Australia 1901with his uncles, John, George and Peter Phacheas.

Alexander returned to Greece 1911 and thereby hangs a tale

21691:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 10.09.2013

Aussie football pioneer Sir Arthur George dies at 98 after almost 20 years of service to game

Sir Arthur George passes away after 20 years of service to Aussie football. Source: News Limited

SIR Arthur George, the longest-serving president of the former Australian Soccer Federation (ASF), has died at the age of 98.

George, knighted in 1972 for his services to the Greek Australian community, was a key figure as soccer transitioned towards becoming a mainstream sport in the 1960s and 70s.

He was president of the ASF between 1969 and 1988, a period ...

21504:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 28.06.2013

The Simos Family from Logothetianika

This photo was taken in San Francisco, CA around 1917.

Seated is Dimitrios Ioannis Simos (1877-1958) with his son John (1918-1944) seated on his lap.

Iasmia Vourlis Simos (1891-1960) is seated next to him with their daughter Zoe (1917-1987) seated on her lap.

In the back are Dimitrios’ brothers from left to right:
Panagiotis (1895-1984)
Apostolos (1890-1972) and
Theodore (1892-1959)

The Simos family was originally ...

21486:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 19.06.2013

Humble beginnings paved the way for Greek Australian Fashion Star Nikki Poulos

Neos Kosmos, 31 May 2013

PENNI PAPPAS

Daydream believer


Photograph: Bold and bright: Nikki Poulos' (seated) signature style.
Photo: HSN.

"There is a certain free-spirited and organic nature in my creative process which believe is a reflection of my Greekness."

Greek Australian fashion designer Nikki Poulos shot to fame after appearing in the first season of US hit reality TV show Fashion Star. The Florida-based ...

21445:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Newsflash on 21.05.2013

Angelo Notaras demonstrating a previous award winning hand held machine

This year, Angelo and brother John of Atom Industries, have again been awarded fold medals at the prestigious Salon international des inventions de Genève - the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva.

This year the Exhibition was held from the 10th April 2013 until the 14th April 2013.

http://www.inventions-geneva.ch/cgi-bin/fr-presse.php

Each Gold Medal won by Atom Industries was for:

1. Highly efficient portable powered wood ...

21444:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Newsflash on 21.05.2013

John Notaras, partner in the business, Atom Industries, with brother Angelo Notaras

....surrounded by a bevy of Domestic and International Awards that the Company has won.

Amongst these awards are numerous Gold Medals won at the International Inventions & Technology Convention, Geneva, Switzerland.

John, and brother Angelo, share a 40 year history as successful inventors. Atom Industries focuses on supplying high quality hand held garden and agricultural implements to a national and international market.
See: http://www.atomindustries.com.au

21414:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 13.05.2013

Masaaki Noda, Hisami Kuroiwa, Mrs Fassianos and Takis Efsthiou

at the Alekos Fassianos Exhibition in New York, 11th May, 2013.

The sculptor Masaaki Noda created the sculpture, The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn.

Hisami Kuroiwa is the producer of the Lafcadio Hearn documentary. She is working with Constandine Giannaris, who is the director-writer.

Alekos Fassianos is a Greek artist of international repute. He draws his subjects ...

21413:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 13.05.2013

Masaaki Noda, Ms Fassianos, Mrs Fassianos and Takis Efsthiou

at the Alecos Fassianos Exhibition in New York, 11th May, 2013/

The sculptor Masaaki Noda created the sculpture, The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn.

Alekos Fassianos is a Greek artist of international repute. He draws his subjects from Greek myths, Fayum portraits, Byzantine icons and the shadow theatre. His paintings are also characterised by motion which is emphasised by ...

21250:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Zantis on 23.04.2013

Ευγενία Ζαντιώτης (Eugenia Zantis)

In Loving Memory of Ευγενία Ζαντιώτης (Eugenia Zantis)

3/8/1921 - 25/6/2012

Download a .pdf version of this entry here:

In Loving Memory of Evyenia Zantis.pdf

Evyenia was born on 3rd August, 1921 on the Vouno, the village of her maternal grandparents’ house, on the island of Kythera, in an area between the villages of Karava and Ayia ...

21233:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Dean Coroneos on 23.04.2013

Mrs Marendy on the right.

The other 2 women were from Kastellorizo names unknown.

Queensland

21232:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Dean Coroneos on 20.04.2013

Jack Vanerey, Elessa Marendy's brother, with his wife Gella Atherinos, from Kastellorizo

He was the only sibling of Mrs Marendy.

He died from cancer when only a young man.

Gella later remarried an Englishman.

21231:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Dean Coroneos on 20.04.2013

Andy Sourrys from

From left to right: Theo Comino, "Veggie", Theo's wife (nee, Marendy), and Vasso Sourrys (nee Liaros), wife of Andy (Andreas).

Andy's property, "Gunnerside Station" was located near Hughenden, in Queensland, and was huge.

Andy later brought out from Kythera his nephews and neices, and his wifes brother, Harry Liaros.

21203:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by John Sourrys on 16.04.2013

The Sourrys family

At this stage 3 children were born. Maria and George ultimately had 7 children.

We all grew up in the outback, developing the resilience of "bush kids".

From left, Manuel, my mother Maria (nee Castrisos), was "but a girl", Stella, my father, George, & John, (me).

21196:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 12.04.2013

In loving memory of Saphira Caravousanos

First President of the Kytherian Ladies Auxiliary
Sydney, NSW, Australia

This interesting account of the life of Mrs Caravousanos, was written by her son Andrew, and with his permission we share it with all our members.

On Sunday 24th December 1924, the weather in Carthage Missouri USA was well below zero and considered “the worst winter’s day in the city’s history”. There were no Sunday papers to forecast hopeful improvement so its citizens gathered ...

21195:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 12.04.2013

Mrs Saphira Caravousanos

First President of the Kytherian Ladies Auxiliary
Sydney, NSW, Australia

This interesting account of the life of Mrs Caravousanos, was written by her son Andrew, and with his permission we share it with all our members.

On Sunday 24th December 1924, the weather in Carthage Missouri USA was well below zero and considered “the worst winter’s day in the city’s history”. There were no Sunday papers to forecast hopeful improvement so its citizens gathered ...

21173:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 06.04.2013

Stephen & Anna Zantiotis 1968

My parents at a wedding in 1968.
My dad's parent's were Peter Steve Zantiotis from Agia Anastasia and Ekaterini (Katina) Moulos from Logothetianika.
My mum's parents were Peter Con Anastasopoulos from Perlegianika and Barbara Kominos.
My dad was born in Weston in 1928 and my mum was born in Perlegianika in 1938. She arrived in Australia in 1956.

21170:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by John Sourrys on 06.04.2013

George Sourrys. Photo from the Nundah Village Advertising brochure.

My son, George Sourrys works as a model.

The photo above is a page from the Nundah Village advertsing brochure.

Download the entire brochure here:

CircaNundahBrochure.pdf