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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 10.04.2012

Masaaki Noda

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Massaaki Noda is one of Japan's most prominent artists. His sculptures, in particular are superior.

Through his freindship with Hearn Society, Athens, President, Takis Efsathiou, Noda has developed a profound interest in both Hellenism, and the life and psychography of Lafcadio Hearn.

In 2004, Masaaki Noda's stainless ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 10.04.2012

Myrto Dimitriou

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Curriculum Vitae

Επώνυμο: Δημητρίου
Όνομα: Μυρτώ
Ημερομηνία γέννησης: 02.08.1983
Τόπος γέννησης: Θεσσαλονίκη

e-mail: Email, Myrto Dimitriou ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 04.04.2012

Perdis builds on his foundation

Georgina Safe

Sydney Morning Herald

February 16, 2012

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Brush with fame ... Napoleon Perdis puts the finishing touches on model Samantha Harris’s make-up. Perdis says his products are for the woman on the street as well as the runway. Photo: Domino Postiglione


The colour king is expanding operations here and overseas.

Alexandria ...

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submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 30.03.2012

A pioneering spirit

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Neos Kosmos pays tribute to the life and work of Dr Archie Kalokerinos, medical pioneer of the 20th century

Neos Kosmos, 23 Mar 2012

Penni Pappas

Download a .pdf version of this article here:

Neos_Kosmos_Archie.pdf


"He was an incredibly compassionate man, very ethical, honest - to the point of being a ...

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submitted by Tenterfield Star on 26.03.2012

Fire in Cafe

Tenterfield Star, Sept 30, 1954

Tenterfield Fire Brigade were called to the Paragon Cafe on Tuesday night, when the chimney in the kitchen caught alight.

The Brigade recieved the call about 6:15 p.m., and quickly had the fire under control.

The proprietor of the cafe, Mr Nick Mentis said that the fire was not serious, but he callled the brigade because surrounding articles were likely to catcj alight.

This is the third fire at the cafe ...

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submitted by Tenterfield Star on 26.03.2012

Mr & Mrs Nick Mentis extended holiday

Tenterfield Star, Feb 5, 1953

Mr and Mrs Nick Mentis and family will be leavingTenterfield on February 12, and embarking in Sydney on February 21, for an extended holiday overseas. They expect to return in about 12 months.

Nick has been nt the Paragon Cafe since 1939, and is deeply appreciative of the support and friendships extended to him and his family by the people of Tenterfield.

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 11.04.2012

Haiku dedicated to Lefcadio Hearn by Zoe Savina

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http://www.zoesavina.com/ekdilwseis-lefkadios-hern.html

From: “THE OPEN MIND OF LAFCADIO HEARN”
Events in his honor on the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Kozumi Yakuo in Japan International Art Exhibit dedicated to
Lafcadios Hearn At the museum:
“Lafcadios Hearn Memorial Museum” “Castel Mastue”

October 10th – November 14th, 2010

At ...

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submitted by John Sourrys on 18.03.2012

The Golden Greeks

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Photograph: George and Maria Sourrys and family.

John Sourrys


One of the species thrown up by the outback was the Greek Cafe. Hailing from the small island of Kythera, the Greeks began to come to Australia from the turn of the last century. Sydney was to be the first stop. The Greek immigrant would work for another Greek in a Cafe, pay off his passage and learn the trade. first by standing ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 16.02.2012

Starving and dying for a beer, duo finish South Pole return trip

Sydney Morning Herald

January 28, 2012

Triumphant adventurers now just need their plane to land, writes Peter FitzSimons.

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Photograph: Waiting ... James Castrission and Justin Jones at Hercules Inlet.


Made it! After no fewer than 89 days, trekking a little more than 2250 kilometres in appalling conditions, yesterday - still Australia Day ...

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submitted by The Australian Newspaper on 02.02.2012

Revere the adopted son

by: Adrian Mourby

From: The Australian November 25, 2011

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The former residence of writer Lafcadio Hearn in Matsue.

Picture: JNTO

These days the name Lafcadio Hearn is mostly known only to people who have read You Only Live Twice: "Have you ever heard the Japanese expression kirisute gomen?" Blofeld asks Bond. "Spare me ...

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submitted by Greek-Australian Cafe Culture on 03.01.2012

The mango tree, 1974

After the pictures on Saturday nights the town made for Comino’s to eat mud-crabs that turned brick red when boiled or grilled trumpeter or steaks heaped with onions while Georgi, his coat off and gold watch-chain hung with medallions across his waistcoat, his thin hair plastered in strands across his polished skull, moved among the tables, laughing and shouting orders, while Momma, only five feet one inch high and almost as wide, and strapped in corsets that lifted her large breasts under her ...

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submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 20.12.2011

Australia to New Zealand by Kayak

On November 13 2007 James Castrission, Justin Jones, and Lot 41 departed Forster, Australia. 62 days later they arrived in New Plymouth New Zealand.

They had kayaked 3318km, braved 10 metre swells, faced howling winds of over 50 knots, endured severe food and sleep deprivation, wasting muscles and adverse winds and currents to become the first kayak expedition across the tasman sea as well ...

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submitted by Australian Financial Review on 06.12.2011

The tragedy and the trilogy

Australian Financial Review.

December EDITION, 2011

p. 32

Brook Turner

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Brothers-in-arms. George Miller (right) with his business partner and collaborator Doug Mitchell


It’s a measure of George Miller’s pulling power that his long-time studio Warner Bros has not only persevered with Mad Max 4: Fury Road, but pumped additional millions into ...

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submitted by Australian Financial Review on 06.12.2011

George Miller’s new script

Australian Financial Review.

December EDITION, 2011

pp. 1 & 28-34

Brook Turner

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Dr D studios at Sydney’s CarriageWorks, Redfern, Sydney. Photo by Nic Walker

Millers Crossing


Four years after reaching the pinnacle of his pfofession, George Miller has embarked on a whole new game.

As ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 25.11.2011

Lafcadio Hearn and Haiku

by

Cor van den Heuvel

Lafcadio Hearn was born on the Greek island of Santa Maura, originally called Leucadia, in 1850, to an Irish surgeon in the British army and a woman of Maltese ancestry. He and his mother moved to Dublin in 1852 to be with his Irish relatives. His mother went back to Greece two years later leaving Lafcadio in Ireland with a great aunt who sent him to a Catholic school in France in 1862 and the following year to one in England. While there he had ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 20.11.2011

George Miller and the value of patience

Garry Maddox

Sydney Morning Herald

November 17, 2011

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Photograph: George Miller and Lovelace from Happy Feet
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He has been shooting films since Mad Max burst onto the screen more than 30 years ago but George Miller says he is still learning.

"The big thing about animation is you learn much more forensically so much about filmmaking ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 27.10.2011

Lafcadio Hearn at the Onassis Cultural Centre (OCC)

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Unknown Hellenism Cycle
November 3 2011,
20:30
Main Stage

The event is part of the "Cycle" at the OCC

http://www.sgt.gr/

The Hellenic Plan at OCC An event dedicated to the work and unique life of Lafcadio Hearn, the 19th-century writer who, born on Lefkada to a Greek mother and an Irish father, would eventually settle down in Japan, earning a place ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 12.10.2011

Insight into Kytherian-Irish-American who introduced Japan to the world

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Photograph: Lafcadio Hearn and his wife Setsuko (or Setsu), in Kobe, with their first child, Kazuo, in 1895

Irish Times, Weds, October 12th, 2011

JOHN MORAN in New York


NEW YORK’s Japanese community turned out in force at the Nippon Club in Manhattan last week for a lecture on the Greek-born Irish-American writer Patrick Lafcadio Hearn which was delivered by his great ...

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 25.10.2011

The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn in New York

Book and Art Exhibition

By Mel Fabrikant

The Paramus Post, Tuesday, September 13, 2011.

Organizers:


The Planning Committee for The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn in New York / Matsue CityCo-organizer:
The Nippon Club
Sponsored by New York Shimane Kenjin-Kai , HANKYU HANSHIN EXPRESS Co., Ltd. , The San-in Godo Bank, Ltd. New York Representative OfficeSupported by J.C.C. Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and ...

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submitted by Australian Broadcasting Corporation on 14.09.2011

Roger Pulvers discusses Kytherian-Japanese author Lafacdio Hearn

Phillip Adams, on Late Night Live (16th August, 2011), coducted an interview with Roger Pulvers.

During the first part of the interview Roger Pulvers provided an update on how the Japanese are coping with life, four months after being hit by a massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.

In the second half of the interview Pulvers discusses the life and influence of Kytherian-Japanese author Lafacdio Hearn.

Listen to the interview here: