submitted by James Victor Prineas on 05.04.2013
Συλλεκτης Εργων Τεχνης
Download the full article, (in Greek) as a .pdf here:
Hearn Takis Efsathiou Art Collector.pdf
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 24.01.2014
My mother was born on April 15, 1938 in Perlegianika.
Her parents were Peter Con Anastaspoulos and Barbara Komninou. Peter's parents were Con and Eleni and Barbara's parents were Denis and Kyrani (Castrisios).
In 1956, when Kyrani was 18, she left Kythera to begin a new life in Australia where her two brothers, Con and Denis, were already living having arrived a few years earlier.
This photo was taken on a trip to Wollongong.
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 18.05.2014
George was the son of Steve and Eugenia from Agia Anastasia. George was born in 1911 and arrived in Australia in 1937. George and my paternal grandfather, Peter, were brothers.
George married Katina Protopsaltis and had three children, Steve, Peter and Jenny.
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 01.04.2013
Stefanos Moulos was from Logothetianika. He arrived in Australia with his wife, Stavroula Kalopedis and their daughter Ekaterini (Katina) sometime in the 1920s.
Katina married Peter Steve Zantiotis in 1926. They had three children, Steve, Stephen (my dad) and Arthur.
The date when this photo was taken is unknown.
My dad, Stephen Zantiotis, was born in Weston (near Singleton) on March 10, 1928. I'm guessing this was taken about 1929 - 1930. Stephen's parents were Peter Steve Zantiotis from Agia Anastasia and Ekaterini (Katina) Moulos from Logothetianika.
This was taken on November 19, 1956 on the occasion of the wedding of Stephen Zantiotis to Anna (Kyrani) Anastasopoulos - my parents.
My dad is on the left followed by his parents, Ekaterini (Moulos) and Peter then his brother Arthur.
The wedding was held at Agia Triada in Sydney.
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 26.05.2015
Anastasios (Ernie) Steve Zantiotis and his nephew (my dad) Stephen Peter Zantiotis in the early 1950s.
Ernie was born in Kythera in 1908 and arrived in Australia in 1924. He passed away in Casino aged 90 in 1998. Ernie's wife, Mavis (Tapper), still lives in Casino.
Stephen was born in the NSW country town of Weston on 10/03/1928. His father, Peter Steve Zantiotis (Ernie's brother) was born in Kythera in 1898 and arrived in Australia in 1914.
My dad recently celebrated his ...
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 25.03.2013
My dad, Stephen Peter Zantiotis, playing his beloved violin about 1936 to 1938. My dad turned 85 on March 10, 2013 and still plays in an orchestra!
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 09.03.2013
My mother, Anna Zantiotis (Kyrani Anastasopoulos) and her forever friend, Mary Sofios (Patrikiou) on 16 August 1964. Anna and Mary went to school together in Kythera and are the best of friends to this day.
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 27.01.2013
Soko is a grand daughter of Lafcadio Hearn. She is visiting Greece at the moment (January, 2013).
John (Yanni), who lives in Athens, and in Livathi, Kythera, has written an excellent life history of Lafcadio Hearn, (in Greek), which Soko is holding in her hands, in this photograph.
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 20.01.2013
Eleftherios Fatseas, President
Nick Sandeman, Vice President
Con Andronicos, Treasurer
Nick S. Samios
Back Row: Spiros Frilingos, Nick S. Samios, Arthur Sklavos, George Cassimatis, Nick Samios.
Front Row: Petros Coroneos, Violet Sandeman, Eleftherios Fatseas, ...
submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 17.12.2012
Archimandrite Athenagoras Varaklas was appointed in 1923, and according to Anastasios Tamis, 'proved to be the most controversial clergyman of the pre-WWII period in Australia'.
Greek Orthodoxy in Australia.pdf
The date may be 1936(?), and the occasion Athenagoras' embarkation for Greece?
Others in the photograph include; left to right: ......Marcello, ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 16.12.2012
Λευκάδιος Χερν – Ο ελληνοϊρλανδός συγγραφέας των τριών ηπείρων
Η Ευρώπη τον εγέννησε, η Ασία τον εδημιούργησε ως λογοτέχνη περιωπής και η Αμερική τον ανέδειξε
Της ΦΩΤΕΙΝΗΣ ΤΟΜΑΗ
ΓΙΟΣ ΙΡΛΑΝΔΟΥ, ενός στρατιωτικού γιατρού που υπηρετούσε ...
submitted by The Age, Melbourne on 14.12.2012
To Crete with love: a thank-you for bonds forged in war
The Age, Melbourne, December 14, 2012
Leslie Manning, 99, meets Glenda Hume, the daughter of Aboriginal Digger Reg Saunders
''I'VE GOT a lot of kisses for this man,'' says Glenda Hume, planting another one on Leslie Manning's cheek. Ms Hume is ...
The Age, Melbourne, December 14, 2012
Leslie Manning, 99, meets Glenda Hume, the daughter of Aboriginal Digger Reg Saunders. The two men fought together in Crete. Photo: Joe Armao
''I'VE GOT a lot of kisses for this man,'' says Glenda Hume, planting another one on Leslie Manning's cheek. Ms Hume is the eldest surviving daughter of Reg Saunders, the first Aboriginal to be commissioned as an officer in the Australian ...
submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 20.12.2012
On the 10th December, 2012, at a ceremony at the Athenian Restaurant, Barrack Street, Sydney, attended by family, friends, and members of the Committee of the Kytherian Association of Australia, Angelo Notaras was presented with the Kytherian Medal of Honour.
Kytherian Medal of Honour, Reverse ...
submitted by The Age, Melbourne on 09.12.2012
The Age, November 20, 2010
Photograph: "I wanted to ring that bell to let him know we're here." GLENDA HUMES, eldest living daughter of Reg Saunders.
Last month, the family of Australia's most celebrated Aboriginal soldier travelled to Greece to walk in his footsteps.
AS THE European winter stretches south, the winds across the Aegean pick up, and flights into Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport in Heraklion may be cancelled. ...
submitted by Kytherian Religious Consciousness on 05.12.2012
by Archbishop Stylianos on his name day, Monday November 26th, 2012. Very few of the St Andrews Crosses have ever been awarded. Only 4 of the Gold St Andrew Cross have been awarded.
The Cross is presented for valuable services to the Church and the community. The Cross was presented along with a certificate, signed by His Eminence, with the wording “Honorary Award / The Gold Cross of St Andrew is hereby presented to Minas ...
submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 25.04.2013
L-R: Mrs Darafanos; Quentin Bryce; with Haralambos Darafanos.
Warm welcome for Darafanos
Neos Kosmos, 3 Dec 2012
Australia's new Ambassador for Greece Haralabmos Darafanos, met with Quentin Bryce at Government House in Canberra.
Mr Darafanos' wife also attended the event, as did the Counsellors of the Embassy Loukas Tsokos, Evi Siaplaoura and Constantine Koutsopoulos.
After the presentation of credentials, the new Ambassador ...
submitted by The Japan Times on 21.11.2012
The Japan Times
Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
By LISA GAY and FINTAN MONAGHAN
Special to The Japan Times
Photograph: "Relief Portrait of Koizumi Yakumo" by Minoru Kurasawa.
One hundred and twenty years ago, Greek-Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn first arrived in Japan; in Matsue, a provincial backwater in Shimane Prefecture, he became Koizumi Yakumo — his adopted Japanese name. Enamored with the city's ancient and enduring culture, ...
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