submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 23.09.2004
two locals from potamos sitting at the at platia. '' KAI TA LENEI''.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.09.2004
well i suppose we all have them. wonder who she is talking to.
this man can be found at potamos on sundays selling his produce in the platia.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 20.09.2004
the food is always great at peairos restaurant livadi just ask this gentleman...
yanni manea from trifyllianika.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 19.09.2004
mena logothetis from triylliankia .taken in kythera most get anything store peter maneas store in potamos.
submitted by George Poulos on 25.04.2016
Dave Sophios's [Peter's father] entry is about shoulder height.
To learn more about the Sophios family you can visit their website at:
To learn more about that brilliant concept the WELCOME WALL, go tö:
"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 close by the Pyrmont docks where millions of new settlers first stepped ashore in Australia.
As a truly national project The Welcome Wall honours migrants wherever they landed and wherever they live.
This database stores historical information about the people named on the Welcome Wall— when and how they came, who they came with and where they lived. These stories are also accessible on a computer terminal in the Museum foyer.
It costs just $105 (including GST) to commemorate your family name in bronze, and record their story on our database."
[Like Dave, the names of both my parents, Con George Poulos, and Envangalia (Angela) Coroneos, have been added to the Welcome Wall.]
I thoroughly recommend that all Kytherians place their parents/grandparents etc names onto the Welcome Wall.
For immediate access to a Registration Form click on
- look in the left-hand-side field for the word REGISTRATION. Then click
submitted by Ellena Galtos on 25.04.2016
Con Galtos MBE
Born Konstantinos Galakatos on 1 January 1934 in Piraeus. Son of Nikolas Galakatos & Eleni Alafouso.
Arrived in Australia 1953. Married Beverley Davie in 1957. They lived in Brisbane until moving to Bribie Island in 2007; have 4 adult children and 6 grandchildren.
Long history in business and community organisations. Was the first non-Anglo Celtic president of Qld Liberal Party.
submitted by Peter Makarthis on 17.05.2004
A memorable reunion recounting the visit to Kythera in 1957 - Mylopotamos September 2003
submitted by James Prineas on 13.05.2004
Yanni and Katina Feros on their 3-wheeled jalopy during the mid-1980s. They were a lovely couple, full of energy and life. From their garden in Paliopoly they harvested wonderful fruit and vegetables which they sold on the platia in Hora most days of the summer. Yanni was enormously strong. He suffered I believe from extreme arthritis and had a major problem with his legs. Even though they were amputated above the knee a few years after this photo, he still was active in his garden, draging himself, spade in hand, along on padded elbows. Yanni died a few years ago - I think in 2001.
submitted by Spiro Coolentianos on 06.05.2004
Wedding photo of Spiro and Maria Coolentianos (from Sydney Australia) married at Monastery Myrtidia on 9 July 2000. Photo taken from top of the Kastro at Hora. "It was a wonderful occasion for both of us and a dream come true to be able to re-establish links with our past."
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 26.03.2004
LOCALS FROM TRIFYLLANIKA KEEP COOL UNDER THE ''CAMARA''
submitted by David Page on 09.02.2004
A picture of Arthur Frilingos and myself me (as First Secretary - Immigration, Australian Embassy) at Athens Airport on Anzac Day 25 April 1972. The box Arthur is carrying contains a wreath. We had to rush Arthur straight from the airport to the Anzac Day service at the Australian War Cemetery so he could place the wreath on behalf of Parramatta RSL.
Background: from the message board section:
The present generation of Kytherians may be glad to know that the documentary film, Return to Kythera, is preserved in the archives of ScreenSound Australia (formerly the National Film and Sound Institute)in Canberra, Australia. I commissioned the film on behalf of the Australian Department of Immigration in 1972 and assisted in its production. The film centres on Parramatta RSL member Arthur Frlingos returning to Kythera to meet his sister for the first time – she was born after he left Greece in 1912. With a music track of haunting folk songs sung by Eugenia Burk, the film was shown on Greek television as a lead-in to the telecast of the 1972 Munich Olympic. It was later borrowed from the Immigration Department film library by just about every Kytherian organisation in Australia and is still listed in the ScreenSound on-line catalogue. It is now part of the cultural legacy of the island of Aphrodite.
A timed copy (one showing a small clock throughout) of the Return to Kythera VHS costs only $A22.50 plus postage/freight (about $10 in Australia). Payment has to be made in advance to Access Officer, Client Access, ScreenSound Australia, National Screen and Sound Archive, McCoy Circuit Acton Canberra ACT 2601, Australia (Tel: +61 2 6248 2125 | fax: + 61 2 6248 2233)
submitted by Sofia Katsouli on 26.01.2004
Sofia Samio's daughters Eyklia and Anastasia in 1966. Both girls remained on the island and now have families.
Sofia Katsouli marries Panagiotis Samios or Perlegos at the age of fourteen. The nickname Perlegos (village Perlegianika) passed on to their children and grandchildren.
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 23.02.2004
Sophie Poulos (Tzortzopoulos) was born in Gladstone, QLD, Australia to a Kytherian father and an Australian mother. In 1978 her father Nikolas Tzortzopoulos took his family to live on Kythera. They lived in the scholi (the former agricultural school) in Karavas. Sophie was 14 years old at the time.
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 11.01.2004
Prof Manuel J Aroney standing in the ruins of the Byzantine city of Ayios Dimitrios at Paliohora in 1966
Family name: Aroney
Village of origin: Aroniadika
Photo taken: Paliohora, 1966
submitted by Antigoni Koronaiou on 11.01.2004
Brothers Jim and Theodore Aroney outside the Aronis-Beys kamara on the beach at Diakofti in 1966
Family name: Aroney
Village of origin: Aroniadika
Photo taken: Diakofti, 1966
Prof Manuel J Aroney (right) with his wife Ann Aroney (left), their sons Jim (front left) (aged four) and Theodore (aged two) (front right), and Manuel's uncle Peter Aronis (his father’s brother) (centre), taken in Athens in early 1966 soon after they first met him.
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