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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 ...

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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.

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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submitted by Kytherian Funeral Notification on 10.09.2013

Funeral details for the late Sir Arthur George

SIR ARTHUR'S family and friends from business, football and life's journey are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 11am Tuesday (September 10, 2013), at St George Greek Orthodox Church, 90 Newcastle Street, Rose Bay.

Following the Prayers the cortege will proceed to the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery, Military Road, Matraville.

By request of the family, no flowers. Donations may be made to the St George Greek Orthodox Church, Rose Bay.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

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submitted by John Sourrys on 16.05.2013

George Sourrys. Considered to be amongst the sexiest men on the Gold Coast

His profile from a recent article on goldcoast.com.au is

George Sourrys

Age: 32. Occupation: Financial advisor and model. Lives: Nobby Beach.
Describing himself as "deep and truly original", businessman George, who also works as a model, says he leads a healthy lifestyle with daily exercise at the gym or surfing on one of the Gold Coast's great beaches. In the past year he has featured in campaigns by Qantas, Samsung, Sunshine Coast Tourism, Translink, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 06.05.2013

Takis Efsthaiou and Masaaki Noda on the island of Lefkada, in 1995.

Masaaki first met Lafcadio Hearn's grandson, Bon Koizumi at the Matsue Muesum, in Japan on July 5th 1996.

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Takis Efstathiou organized Masaaki's first one person exhibition at the gallery Cyclades Antiebs in France in1995. At this time Masaaki travelled to Greece for the first time.

He visited Takis holiday house at Coulf, and then travelled to Lefkatha, Delfi and Athens. This visit had a profound infuence ...

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 06.05.2013

Masaaki Noda, Bon Koizumi and Talis Efsthiou, on the grounds of the Matsue Museum,

...Japan on July 5th 1996.

How internationally reknowned sculptor Masaaki Noda became involved with Lafcadio Hearn through Takis Efstathiou.

Masaaki first met Lafcadio Hearn's grandson, Bon Koizumi at the Matsue Museum, in Japan on July 5th 1996.

Takis Efstathiou organized Masaaki's first one person exhibition at the gallery Cyclades Antiebs in France in1995. At this time Masaaki travelled to Greece for the first time.

He visited ...

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 06.05.2013

Masaaki Noda with Takis Efsthiou and Lafcadio Hearn's grandson, Bon Koizumi at the Matsue Muesum, in Japan on July 5th 1996

How internationally reknowned sculptor Masaaki Noda became involved with Lafcadio Hearn through Takis Efstathiou.

Masaaki first met Lafcadio Hearn's grandson, Bon Koizumi at the Matsue Museum, in Japan on July 5th 1996.

Takis Efstathiou organized Masaaki's first one person exhibition at the gallery Cyclades Antiebs in France in1995. At this time Masaaki travelled to Greece for the first time.

He visited Takis holiday house at Coulf, and then travelled ...

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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 ...

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submitted by Dean Coroneos on 23.04.2013

Mrs Marendy on the right.

The other 2 women were from Kastellorizo names unknown.

Queensland

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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.

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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.