submitted by John Sourrys on 16.04.2013
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).
submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 15.04.2013
Happy Birthday Les!
Leslie Manning as a young Digger in 1940 and today
Neos Kosmos 15 Apr 2013
On April 19, Mr Leslie Manning, one of the few remaining veterans who fought in the Battle of Crete, celebrates his one hundredth birthday.
Born and raised in Richmond, the son of a Flinders Lane rag trader, Les joined the Victorian 2/7th Battalion in October 1939 and left Port Melbourne for the Middle East in April 1940. A year later ...
submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 12.04.2013
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 ...
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 06.04.2013
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.
submitted by John Sourrys on 06.04.2013
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:
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 12.02.2013
Masaaki has donated a famous sculpture to the city of Marathon, to commemorate the 2,500 year anniversary of the Battle of Marathon.
Massaki and Maria, were underneath the Acropolis, admiring Maria's book on the subject of her efforts to run a series of Marathon's 3 years prior.
The book is called Spirit and Body.
In August 2010 Maria Polyzou successfully completed “The Battle of Marathon”
Two and a half millennia after The Battle ...
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 11.02.2013
At the Spirit of Hermes sculpture, Marathon Greece.
Spyros Zagaris is a former mayor of Marathon.
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 05.02.2013
At the Spirit of Hermes statue, in Marathon Greece, created by Masaaki.
Based in New York, Masaaki is one of the world's great sculptors.
submitted by DAILY TELEGRAPH on 03.02.2013
Daily Telegraph, January 25, 2013
by: Staff Writer
Picture: Brett Costello Source: NewsLocal. South Sydney Rabbitohs chairman Nick Pappas is a man heavily involved in his culture and passions
Nick Pappas is a Castellorizian, but also a strong Philokytherian.
South Sydney Rabbitohs chairman Nick Pappas has been recognised for his contribution to league, the arts and the Greek-Australian community in the Australia Day honours.
submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 02.02.2013
Greek Australians honoured for service
30 Jan 2013
Eleven Greek and Cypriot Australians will receive Australia Day 2013 awards, marking outstanding service to their fellow citizens in Australia and internationally.
The honoured recipients are Mr Nicholas Begakis AM, Mr George Papadopoulos, Dr Nicholas Pappas, Reverend Father George Carpis, Mr George Lazaris, Dr George Peponis, Mr Panayiotes ...
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