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Canberra. Kytherian Brotherhood of Canberra and District. Australia.

2010 - 2011 Committe

President: John Kalokerinos
Vice President: Anthea Matis
Treasurer: Fotis Samios
Public Officer: Donna Simotas
Secretary: Doris Stathis
Committee Member (Entertainment): George Frilingos
Committee Member (Youth Liaison/web & internet advisor): Nektaria Levantis

Contact details are:

Kytherian Brotherhood of Canberra and Districts Inc
C/- Hellenic Club of Canberra
PO Box 263
Woden ACT 2606

Former long-standing President


Mr. Chris Lourandos

02 6254 7320

A 2004 photograph of Chris Lourandos

Background History

From, Peter Vanges,
Kythera. A History.
1993.

"The most recently formed Kytherian organisation in Australia is the Brotherhood of Canberra. The first meeting of Kytherians in Canberra with the aim of forming an organisation was held in the house of Mr Nick and Poppy Manolios on Tuesday, 16th July 1985. Those present were:

Mr Nick Manolios
Mrs Poppy Manolios
Miss Tina Bitikas
Mr Chris N. Lourandos
Mrs Panayiotitsa Lourandos
Mr Harry Psaltis
Mrs Helen Psaltis
Mr Vic Cassimatis
Mr George Petrohilos
Mrs Rita Petrohilos
Mr Daminios Vlandis
Mr George Vlandis
Mrs Katina Vlandis

Present also, was the Antikytherian, Mr Lambros Katsanevas, who made the first donation of $100.00. A subsequent meeting took place on the 18th July 1985 and elected the following Kytherians as the foundation commit­tee of the Kytherian Brotherhood of Canberra:

President.............Mr Chris N. Lourandos
Vice President.....Mrs Poppy Manolios
Secretary.............Mrs Poppy Stellios
Treasurer.............Mr Vic Cassimatis
Committee...........Mr Jim Samios
................ ............Mrs Helen Psaltis
.............................Mr George Vlandis.


During the next two years the constitution of the Brotherhood of Can­berra was formulated and the association was legally incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory on the 28th April 1987. The first elections were held on 28th July 1987 with the following committee being elected for a term of two years:

President.............Mr Chris N. Lourandos
Vice President.....Mrs Poppy Manolios
Secretary.............Mrs Poppy Stellios
Treasurer.............Mr Vic Cassimatis
Committee:
Mr George Petrohilos
Mr Tony Levantis
Miss Despina Frilingos
Miss Tina Bitikas
Mr Charlie Poulos.

Since then, the Kytherian Brotherhood of Canberra has concentrated on bringing Kytherians together and rendering assistance to those in need. Close association between the Brotherhoods of Canberra and Sydney have developed and they offer each other support. The membership of the Kytherian Brotherhood of Canberra in 1993 was 180".

Executive Committee, 2005

Chris Lourandos...............President
Voula Logothetis...............Vice-President
John Logothetis.................Secretary
Peter Samios.....................Treasurer
Froso Anousas
Chryssa Frilingos
Paul Theodore
Poppy Stellios
Rita Petrohilos

Executive Committee, 2004

Chris Lourandos...............President
Voula Logothetis...............Vice-President
John Logothetis.................Secretary
Peter Samios.....................Treasurer
Froso Anousas
Chryssa Frilingos
Paul Theodore
Poppy Stellios

Executive Committee, 2003

Chris Lourandos...............President
Voula Logothetis...............Vice-President
John Logothetis.................Secretary
Peter Samios.....................Treasurer
Froso Anousas
Chryssa Frilingos
Popi Manolios
Golfo Pentes
Paul Theodore

To see details of, or to purchase, the DVD and Video of the Kytherian Reunion Down Memory Lane, 2003

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