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submitted by George Poulos on 09.11.2004

Kefi, Music and Dancing

Members of the senior dance group of the Kytherian Association of Australia, dancing at the September Dance, Sydney, 2004.

Given the central role that Music, Dancing and Kefi play in the Greek psyche - and in particular the Greek Island psyche, one would have expected that by October 2004, 1000's of entries depicting diaspora Greeks, participating in all three activities would have been posted to kythera-family.

In fact, by the end of October, 2004, only a single photograph ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 25.04.2016

Kevin Cork, with son Stuart, at Stuart's Bachelor of Arts degree graduation.

Kevin Cork, with son Stuart, on 11th April 1997, at Stuart's Bachelor of Arts degree graduation.

Stuart went to obtain a Law degree after Kevin's demise in 1998.

He now practices as a solicitor with MatthewsFolbigg in Parramatta.


During the 1990's KEVIN CORK undertook extensive research into cinema's in Australia.

Tragically, he died before completing his work, but most of the chapters of his Ph.D Thesis, were ...

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submitted by Tony Caravousanos on 09.01.2006

Kythera Celebration Dinner New York USA Sept 29 1946

This magnificent photo was taken on Sept 29th 1946 at the Hotel Empire in New York City on the occasion of a celebration dinner for kytherians living in New York. My Grandfather George Caravousanos is the bald gentleman on the right hand side at the front.(Many may recognise relatives in this picture)Picture Copyright 2004 Tony Caravousanos, Dublin, Ireland.

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submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 04.08.2004

Agia Elesa 1/8/04

On a small remote mountain in the Central Coast of NSW there is a small Church Agios Dionisios. In that church, there is an icon of Agia Elesa. This year, a liturgy,artoclasia and later a litany of the Icon took place within the grounds of this maginificent position.It is not very often you can hear the bells ringing in any of the Churches in the cities. Those Kytherians present had a day to remember. Carrying the Icon, Mannuel Cassimatis and Spyro Calocerinos.

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submitted by George Poulos on 12.06.2004

Welcome Wall - Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia

To learn more about that brilliant concept the WELCOME WALL, go tö:

http://www.anmm.gov.au/ww/ww.htm

Briefly:

"THE WELCOME WALL - A NATIONAL TRIBUTE TO ALL IMMIGRANTS

In one of history's great migrations, more than six million people have crossed the world to settle in Australia.

To honour their achievements a Welcome Wall 100 metres long is being built next to the National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour (Sydney). It's ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 12.06.2004

Peter Sophios pointing to his father Dave's entry on the Welcome Wall

Dave Sophios's [Peter's father] entry is about shoulder height.

To learn more about the Sophios family you can visit their website at:

http://www.hinet.net.au/~sophios/

To learn more about that brilliant concept the WELCOME WALL, go tö:

http://www.anmm.gov.au/ww/ww.htm

Briefly:

"THE WELCOME WALL - A NATIONAL TRIBUTE TO ALL IMMIGRANTS

In one of history's great migrations, more than six million ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 11.06.2004

Kytherians carrying the Olympic torch in the Torch Relay, Sydney, June 2004

Do any Kytherians have photographs of "Kytherians carrying the Olympic torch in the Torch Relay, Sydney, June 2004"?

Please post to kythera-family.

It was a day when Sydneysiders stopped and got reacquainted, and welcomed home what felt like an old flame from an affair we thought had ended at the Olympic closing ceremony in 2000.

On a day-long walk, run, jog, cycle, row nd roller-blade down memory lane, the launch of the 2004 torch relay - at 400 metres ...

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submitted by Peter Tsicalas on 01.06.2004

Richmond Mafia ~1949

Some more party goers at the Panaretto/Simos farewell gig at the (probably) Lismore Rowing Club ~1949.
1. Unknown
2. Unknown
3. Helen Manoli Cassis (nee Damati).
4. Manoli Cassis of Lismore
5. George Macris of Lismore
6. Baby Chris Macris.
7. John Nick Terakes of Lismore.
8. Doreen Theo Poulos (nee Godbee)
9. Theo George Poulos of Lismore.
10. Martha Leo Manias (nee Cassis)
11. Leo Manias of Lismore.
12. Mrs Sylvia ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 28.05.2004

Olympic Torch Relay - Sydney's Eastern Suburbs - June 4, 2004

Jim Poulos, QC, selected as a torchbearer for the Athens Olympics Torch Relay on June 4, 2004.

Carrying a flame for Athens

The Olympic Torch Relay is set to roll through sections of the Eastern Suburbs [of Sydney] on Friday, June 4.

Report Kim O'Connor

Greek business and community leaders as well as former Olympians will be torchbearers when one of the most important symbols of the Athens Olympics touches down in Sydney.

"Pass ...

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submitted by Peter Tsicalas on 23.05.2004

Casino Mafia ~1949

A bon voyage party hosted by the Greek community of the Richmond for Paul Panaretto and George Simos on their first trip back to Kythera. [Paul reckons the function was at the Lismore Rowing Club in ~1950, but it could have been at the Casino Masonic Lodge in ~1949. His memory’s a bit hazy these days.]
L to R: Zachary (Jack) Ioannis Black, Jim Nick Crethar, Paul Victor Panaretto (El Gronda café), Anastasios (Ernie) Stavros Zantiotis (Rose Marie Café), George Christos Simos (El Gronda café), ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 02.05.2004

Greek Picnic - Brisbane, circa 1916.

Greek Picnic in Brisbane, circa 1916.

The individuals have not been identified.

Can anyone help fill in the history of these Greeks, amongst whom there will inevitably be a significant number of Kytherians?



To view a larger collection of photo's, including many Kytherian-Australian photo's go to

http://www.cybernaut.com.au/greeksinoz/photographs/photos.htm


Thanks to Maria Hill, for allowing us to reproduce ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 02.05.2004

The Greek Young Matrons Association was formed by a small group of young Greek Matrons in 1951.

The Greek Young Matrons Association was formed by a small group of young Greek Matrons in 1951.

The history of this very successful, vibrant, and effective Association - of which many Kytherian women have been members need to be told on kythera-island.net.

Can Kytherians assist in elaborating this history?

To view a larger collection of photo's, including many Kytherian-Australian photo's go to

http://www.cybernaut.com.au/greeksinoz/photographs/photos.htm

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submitted by George Poulos on 02.04.2012

Members of The Olympic Club, 1952.

Front Row: (L to R) Ada Kalokerinos, Lily Castrisos,
Lexie Coombes, Adrianna Raftopoulos.

Back Row: (L to R) Minas Caponas, Steve Zantiotis, [To be advised], Basil Kanakis, Basil Eckard.

The club organised many sporting and cultural activities, including soccer, table tennis, cricket, theatre and concerts. See entries in Sporting Life, and Documents, for more background history.

Many members met future life partners through the Olympic ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 02.05.2004

Tenterfield cafe staff have a picinic - circa 1937

The staff of a Tenterfield cafe have a picinic circa 1937.

Can anyone help fill in the history of these Kytherians?



To view a larger collection of photo's, including many Kytherian-Australian photo's go to

http://www.cybernaut.com.au/greeksinoz/photographs/photos.htm


Thanks to Maria Hill, for allowing us to reproduce Kytherian photographs at kythera-island.....

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submitted by George Poulos on 02.05.2004

Lockhart, NSW, circa 1933 - Kytherian Christening

Kytherian Christening at Lockhart, NSW, circa 1933.

Can anyone help fill in the history of these Kytherians?



To view a larger collection of photo's, including many Kytherian-Australian photo's go to

http://www.cybernaut.com.au/greeksinoz/photographs/photos.htm


Thanks to Maria Hill, for allowing us to reproduce Kytherian photographs at kythera-island.....

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submitted by George Poulos on 02.05.2004

Greek Staff Ball held on the 6th of April in 1940 at the Mark Foyes ballroom.

Greek Staff Ball held on the 6th of April in 1940 at the Mark Foyes ballroom.

Can anyone inform us of the history of this event?



To view a larger collection of photo's, including many Kytherian-Australian photo's go to

http://www.cybernaut.com.au/greeksinoz/photographs/photos.htm


Thanks to Maria Hill, for allowing us to reproduce Kytherian photographs at kythera-island.....

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submitted by Peter Makarthis on 30.04.2004

Milkshakes,Sundaes and Cafe Culture

Deanna McCarthy(neePsaros- Monterey Cafe)on left and Angelique Papadopoulos(nee Mitchell/ Michaletos- Black and Green Bar)at Inverell Transport Museum April 2004.The display panel features a photo of Greeks at Inverell c1914. The display was provided by the Museums and Galleries Foundation of NSW.

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submitted by George Poulos on 06.04.2009

Greek Baptism in Casino 1916

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submitted by Peter Makarthis on 24.04.2004

National Day Inverell NSW 2004

Taken at Oslo's on Otho Inverell NSW Australia- Peter (Skoulardris)Makarthis,Deanna(nee Psaros)Makarthis and Mellissa Jones

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submitted by Panagiota Morfi on 25.04.2016

At the racecourse

The Tatarakis family and other emigrants at an Australian racecourse.