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submitted by Nicholas Gianniotis on 23.03.2020

The Moudari Signal House

The Moudari Signal House built in 1903 to notify passing ships on the current conditions on Kythera.

23998:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 02.10.2017

take me home ..country roads !

one of the best areas on the island north of potamo is the village of karava which once had an abandace of various fruit and vegetables growing on the steps of those hills surrounded by the homes of the people of karava , some of the houses in the village have been restored but a lot have been left to fall , great shame as they are wonderful old homes from a great past of the island ...

23980:Photos > Architecture

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 05.09.2017

Saint Theodoros Protector of Kythera:

His story and timely influence in Kytherian life

On the 30th of July 2017 we attended an interesting presentation in the courtyard of Saint Theodoros by Yiannis Mavrommatis, educator-researcher from Pitsinades, titled: Saint Theodoros Protector of Kythera: His story and timely influence in Kytherian life.

Enriching his narration with pictures of documents, buildings, icons, short videos and interviews, he spoke about: Two important manuscripts concerning the life of the Saint ...

23979:Photos > Architecture

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 05.09.2017

Saint Theodoros Protector of Kythera:

His story and timely influence in Kytherian life

On the 30th of July 2017 we attended an interesting presentation in the courtyard of Saint Theodoros by Yiannis Mavrommatis, educator-researcher from Pitsinades, titled: Saint Theodoros Protector of Kythera: His story and timely influence in Kytherian life.

Enriching his narration with pictures of documents, buildings, icons, short videos and interviews, he spoke about: Two important manuscripts concerning the life of the Saint ...

23208:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Sports Report on 29.10.2015

A sports ... miracle for Kythera!

by Dimitris Tomaras

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 16:37


http://www.gazzetta.gr/football/article/822873/ena-athlitiko-thayma-sta-kythira-pics

Follow at: @gazzetta_gr on Twitter | gazzetta.gr on Facebook

Such initiatives and achievements are not an everyday occurrence. You least expect them on a small island like Kythera.

But the local parish with the contribution of a prominent businessman from Australia, made a small ...

23207:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 29.10.2015

little house on the island

a beautiful resorted home in the village of dourianika

23073:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 27.06.2015

The Castle of Aigila - Antikythera

Antikythera: a key to Greece's prosperity

Down under on a lecture tour, archeologist Aris Tsaravopoulos shares his groundbreaking discoveries on the ancient sites of Kythera and Antikythera

NEOS KOSMOS, 24 Jun 2015

ANASTASIA TSIRTSAKIS


"Knowing the past, you can make better steps to the future," archaeologist Aris Tsaravopoulos tells Neos Kosmos.

This is the premise behind Mr Tsaravopoulos' continued efforts over the ...

22800:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Ecology on 09.03.2015

Discover a historical haven, Paleochora

4 Ways to Fall Madly in Love with Kythera

Posted by Abbie Synan

February 11, 2015

Activities, Greece, Vacation

Abbie Synan, originally from Pennsylvania, now calls the world her home. After years of working in medical administration, she took to a nomadic lifestyle and has spent the last two years exploring new cities, writing, volunteering and consulting. She is constantly searching for exciting experiences, taking photographs ...

22554:Photos > Architecture

submitted by George Poulos on 16.09.2014

The Patrikio Scholi, Karavas, in its heyday

Then, Secretary of the Karavas 'kinotita', Theothori Tzortzopoulos in the foreground.

The Patrikio Scholi was also the birthplace of Nick Politis.

Nicholas (Nick) George Politis

Nick Politis is one of five Australian-Kytherian’s to receive Australian honours in 2014. On the Queen’s birthday he was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, for significant service to rugby league football as an administrator.

22320:Photos > Architecture

submitted by George Poulos on 11.05.2014

Guests gathered at the Mill Resort at Mitata in July 2013

to celebrate the 10th Birthday Party of kythera-family.net.

kythera-family.net turns ten. Χρόνια Πολλά. Να τα εκατοστήσεις

"I found Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on Kythera-Family.net and mailed her regarding her Hlentzos connection, and since the first email a couple of days ago, I have had many many emails from her with a huge amount of information regarding my relatives. If this website was not available to us, all this information would ...

21971:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 09.12.2013

Local children dancing at the ayiasmos at Avlemonas

Spaletta were made by parents in the local community.

The ayiasmos ceremony was conducted to bless the new park that lies between the rear of the Cavalini house at Avlemonas and the church of Ayios Nikolaos.

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to ...

21970:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 09.12.2013

John Claudianos giving a speech in impeccable Greek

at the ayiasmos ceremony to bless the dedication of a new park that lies between the rear of the Cavalini house at Avlemonas and the church of Ayios Nikolaos.

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to restore.

Taking philanthropy to a new level, John ...

21969:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 09.12.2013

An ayiasmos (blessing) took place in July by Kythera’s Metropoliti, Bishop Seraphim,

....attended by a broad cross-section of the local community and members of the diaspora. Local children performed traditional dances at the end of the ceremony, dressed in spaletta made by parents from Avlemonas.
Providing Avlemonas (and Kythera) with a new park is a very noble and selfless gesture, and for that John Claudianos deserves a great deal of thanks.

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence ...

21968:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 09.12.2013

Large crowd gathered for the Ayiasmos ceremony at Avlemonas

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to restore.

Taking philanthropy to a new level, John recently gifted land behind the Cavallini residence to the community, in the form of a public park and lookout.

John financed the landscaping and construction, ...

21967:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 09.12.2013

Superbly appointed park and recreation area in Avlemonas

The park lies at the rear of the "Cavalini" house, the house with the sundial, and adjoins the Church of Ayios Nikolaos.

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to restore.

Taking philanthropy to a new level, John recently gifted land behind the Cavallini ...

21966:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 09.12.2013

Father Yiorgy, John Claudianos and some of the children who often frequent the new park

At the Ayiasmos ceremony for the new park that lies between the rear of the "Cavalini" house, and the church of Ayios Nikolaos in Avlemonas.

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to restore.

Taking philanthropy to a new level, John recently gifted ...

21959:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 05.12.2013

Ayiasmos (blessing) of the New Park in Avlemonas. Aerial view 2

An aerial view of the new park and look-out, which is located next to the church in Avlemonas, overlooking the bay where the molo is located. The arial shots were taken by John Fardoulis' hexacopter (photography drone)

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to restore.

21958:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 05.12.2013

Ayiasmos (blessing) of the New Park in Avlemonas.

An aerial view of the new park and look-out, which is located next to the church in Avlemonas, overlooking the bay where the molo is located. The arial shots were taken by John Fardoulis' hexacopter (photography drone)

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to restore.

21957:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 04.12.2013

Ayiasmos (blessing) of the New Park in Avlemonas

The Claudianos family: Charles, John, George and their mother Marika, with Avlemonas local mayor Bubby Petrohilos (centre, back)

Kytherian-Australian, John Claudianos has spent many years restoring and renovating the landmark Cavallini residence in Avlemonas. It’s also known as the house with a sun-dial, a heritage listed building which took about a decade of permissions and hard work to restore.

Taking philanthropy to a new level, John recently gifted land behind ...

21956:Photos > Architecture

submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 04.12.2013

The House with the Sundial. Sundial above the front door after restoration

By, George Vardas

In his book “The Secret Lives of Buildings” the architect Edward Hollis surveys some of the world’s most famous buildings, including the Parthenon and Aghia Sophia, and argues that the soul of a building is not necessarily gauged from its plans or by examining the details of its construction. Rather, its essence is to be found in the layers of history within its walls. When a building changes over time, whether through degradation, destruction or historical ...