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submitted by The Age, Melbourne on 18.09.2014

A Greek Feast

Author: Victoria Kyriakopoulos

The Sunday Age

Date: 31/08/2014

Page: 10

Photograph: History man: John Tatoulis, director of the Hellenic Museum says there's a momentum in the Greek community that is very exciting Photo: Eddie Jim

FROM EXHIBITIONS OF PRICELESS ANTIQUITIES, TO SEAFOOD FEASTS AND THE VIBRANT CAFE SCENE OF OAKLEIGH, THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO DIP INTO THE CULTURAL LIFE OF EVER-EVOLVING GREEK MELBOURNE, ...

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submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 16.09.2014

Eptanesian Dinner Dance Saturday 27th September 2014

The EPTANISIAN FEDERATION
invites you to a DINNER / DANCE
To celebrate 150 years since Unification with Greece

CORFU PAXOS LEFKADA ITHIKA
KEFALLONIA ZAKYNTHOS KYTHERA


Great Britain handed back ownership of the
Seven Ionian Islands to Greece.

21st May 1864-2014


You are all invited to a DINNER / DANCE

on

SATURDAY 27th September 2014

at

VENUS ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 12.09.2014

Nick Politis congratulates half back Mitchell Pearce after the 2013 Grand Final win

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.

He could equally have been bestowed with the honour as one of Kytherian-Australia’s, Greek-Australia’s, and Australia’s most prominent and successful businessmen.
...

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submitted by George Poulos on 12.09.2014

In 2002 the Roosters Rugby League Football club won the premiership.

Their first premiership since Karaviti and Kytherian, Nick Politis became associated with the club in 1976.

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.

He could equally have been bestowed with the honour ...

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submitted by The Australian Newspaper on 08.09.2014

Spirits of 42nd Street

MICHAEL SWEET

THE AUSTRALIAN MAGAZINE, THE AUSTRALIAN, SEPTEMBER 06, 2014, pp 24-28.

......In a quiet olive grove on a Greek island, and aboriginal smoking ceremony marks the unsung heroism of Anzac soldiers......

Photograph: Smoking ceremony: Reg Saunders’ daughter Dorothy in the olive grove. Picture: Michael Sweet

Smoke from burning eucalyptus wafts through the ancient olive grove in the foothills of Crete’s White Mountains.

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submitted by Gaye Andronicos Reeve on 19.08.2014

XFactor finalist - through to the third round

Congratulations Rochelle!
Rochelle Pitt-Watson from Cairns in far north Queensland is a nurse by profession, a mother of four children and a singer-songwriter.
Last night Rochelle was voted through to the third round of the Australia wide competition, XFactor shown on channel 7.
Rochelle is the granddaughter of 95 year old Rene Andronicos of Brisbane (author of the recent publication, Maudie..Put the Record on), and great-granddaughter of Theo G. Andronicos (born 1881) Potamos, ...

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submitted by Gaye Andronicos Reeve on 13.08.2014

xfactor finalist

Rochelle Pitt, a mature age contestant, has successfully reached the finals of this year's Australia wide xfactor competition on channel 7.
We are very proud of her achievement and wish her every success. Rochelle is the grand-daughter of Rene Andronicos from Brisbane, (author of Maudie Put the Record On) and great-grandaughter of Theo G. Andronicos of Potomos.

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submitted by AHEPA NSW on 28.07.2014

AHEPA turns 80!

Are you related to one of the following gentlemen? Then we want to hear from you! At a meeting at Werris Creek NSW in May 1934, they assembled, becoming the founding fathers of the ORDER OF THE AUSTRALIAN HELLENIC EDUCATIONAL PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION.

According to the first official minutes of the Order, written during the second meeting in Armidale, NSW, on 15 August 1934, the first committee consisted of: President - Nikolaos Andronikos; Vice-Presidents - Lambros Megalokonomos ...

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submitted by Hellenic War Memorials on 02.06.2014

Map of the action on 27 May 1941 from the official Australian military history.

Including the battle of 42nd Street, near current day Tsikalarion, Crete, Greece.

View / download the brochure, here:

42nd Street brochure.pdf

In WWII the name '42nd Street' was given to what was then a country
lane south-east of Chania, by a British unit who set up camp there in 1940 - the 42nd Field Company Royal Engineers. The popular 1936 Hollywood musical '42nd Street' that was ...

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submitted by Hellenic War Memorials on 02.06.2014

Brochure of the 42nd Street battle in Crete, during WWII

42nd Street brochure.pdf

In WWII the name '42nd Street' was given to what was then a country
lane south-east of Chania, Crete, by a British unit who set up camp there in 1940 - the 42nd Field Company Royal Engineers. The popular 1936 Hollywood musical '42nd Street' that was familiar to the troops confirmed its nickname as preparations were made to defend Crete in 1941.

After the German airborne ...

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submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 01.06.2014

42nd Street memorial realised

WWII Anzac plaque to be presented to Chania Municipality on the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Crete

Sisters in arms: memorial organisers Glenda Humes (R) with Judith Standen (C) and Dorothy Burton in Crete. Photo: Mike Sweet.

Neos Kosmos

21 May 2014

Michael Sweet


A memorial marking a historic battle involving Australian and New Zealand forces in Crete in May 1941 will be unveiled next week at the official Battle ...

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submitted by Herald Sun, Melbourne on 01.06.2014

Melbourne tourism ties with Greece to strengthen

ahead of Battle of Crete anniversary and Gallipoli centenary

John Masanauskas
City Editor
Herald Sun Newspaper

May 14, 2014

Photograph: Troops of the Australian 2/7 Infantry Battalion (Sergeant Reg Saunders, centre left) who fought in Crete in 1941. Photo: Australian War Memorial Source: Supplied


GREECE is set to become a key destination for Anzac tourism as Australians prepare to commemorate the centenary of the ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 11.05.2014

Children dancing, and celebrating their heritage

at the Kytherian Association November Family Dance, Westside Reception Lounge, Marrickville on 23 November 2013. kythera-family.net was wished a very happy tenth birthday on the night.

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 ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 11.05.2014

Guests gathered at the Mill Resort at Mitata in July 2013

to clebrate 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 ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 11.05.2014

George Poulos cutting the 10th birthday cake for kythera-family.net

alongside, Kytherian Association of Australia, Vice President, Kathy Samios. At the Associations November Family Dance, Westside Reception Lounge, Marrickville on 23 November 2013.

"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 ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 12.05.2014

10th birthday cake, at at the Kytherian Association November Family Dance,

Westside Reception Lounge, Marrickville on 23 November 2013.

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 ...

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 30.04.2014

Lafcadio Hearn - “Hearn and Family”, the latest exhibition

In this year, the 110th anniversary of Hearn’s death, an international symposium and commemorative event will be held in July in Lefkada, Greece, the place of his birth. This event will attempt an interpretation of Hearn’s “Open Mind” and explore ways to connect Hearn’s legacy with the future. Since 2009, Hearn has been reevaluated from a range of perspectives, and attempts are being made to apply these newfound ideas and values in a practical way. This is changing people’s awareness ...

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submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 14.04.2014

Children in India aided by Clary Castrission's 40K Foundation

Peter Clary Castrission

A rare breed of individual: altruistic in a world where self-interested
ambitions are often prized and admired. His determination to succeed
and his compassion for his fellow man are indeed exceptional traits
.”

View / download a copy of this entry as a .pdf:

Clary Castrssion.pdf


In the Australia Day Honours List it ...

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submitted by Hellenic Lyceum on 22.03.2014

Hellenic Lyceum. Sydney Exhibition

Hellenic Threads

Discovering the diversity of 18th & 19th Century Hellenic Dress


The largest show of Hellenic traditional dress and jewellery, outside of Greece, to be seen in Sydney.

From the collection of the Hellenic Lyceum Sydney, superb examples of authentic costumes and jewellery across various regions of Greece are featured, all reflecting a different part of the story of Greece.

8th March - 5th April 2014
Daily 10am ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 13.03.2014

Stephen & Steve

Stephen Zantiotis and his first cousin, Steve Zantos on February 8, 2014. Stephen's father, Peter and Steve's father, George were brothers.