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Our is a cultural archive system which invites all people who love the Greek island of Kythera to enjoy the material which other members of the community have shared. It is a free service supported by the Kytherian Association of Australia to help promote the connection of Kythera with it's Diaspora all over the world. More than twenty thousand items - family trees, photographs, life stories etc. - have been submitted. It's free and easy to create an account to add your family history. And the site can of course be browsed by anyone without registering.

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People, Life Stories

Looking for information on my Grandparents, Theodore Demitrios Gavrilys January 25, 1893, and Mary Gus Gavrilys (Coukoulis) September 15, 1900, both from Kythera, Greece

Papo's parents were Demetrios Yiannis Gavrilis "Bouikiouros" and Politimi Gavrilis (Hristianos).  His siblings were John, Nicolas, and I also believe...

People, Life Stories

Seeking Mr Panagiotis Tzortzopoulos, last known living in Queensland, 2000

Hello there,   I am an author with a book contract to the Australian publisher Allen and Unwin. I've been...

Photos, Modern Landscapes

'teach me to dance will you'

On a clear day from the lower half of the island you can see one of our neighbours.. CRETE

Photos, Churches & Icons


wonderful old byzantine church near the village of zaglanikianika with potamos in the background ...

Photos, Modern Landscapes


in its time aroniathika was a very large village, noth of the island near potamos, walk through this lovely classical...

Photos, Modern Landscapes


the small village of trifyllianika, the village commenced after the destruction and sacking of the fortress of paliochora, the village...

Kythera map (Click to enlarge)

Kythera map with points of interest.

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12.09.2020 (Message Board)

Kytherian Genealogy

Not sure if I can help if she was born in Smyrna. Lots of Kytherians emigrated to...

12.09.2020 (Message Board)

Grace Porter

My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna  & emigrated to Egypt....

12.09.2020 (Message Board)

Michaela Griffiths

Hello Everyone, my name is Michaela. I'm searching for my mother's real father's family. I don’t really know...

08.09.2020 (Message Board)

Vikki Vrettos Fraioli

The Kytherian Society of California is pleased to invite you to participate in a GLOBAL "ZOOM" PANIGYRI...