Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Family Name: Manikas
Name: Dimitrios 
Year of Birth:   1950
Father's Name: Nikolaos (Psilometopo)
Mother's Name:   Stavroula Saraga (Agia Paraskevi)  
Siblings:  Eleni (Philipou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1974
Sponsor:    Dimitrios Saragas (Agia Paraskevi) 
Married:  Georgia Gongosi (Agia Paraskevi) 
Children:  Stavroula, Nikolaos
City of Residence: Canberra, ACT, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Milk Bars


Above: With my parents, Stavroula and Nikolaos, and my sister, Eleni.
Above Middle: My maternal grandmother, Eleni Saraga, with her great granddaughter, Despina Philippou.
Above Right: A portrait of my father, Nikolaos, in the Greek Army.
Above: With my sister, Eleni.
Above Middle: At the panygiri of Agios Haralambos.
Above Right: With Giorgos Vardaxis (middle) and Dimitrios Vrakatos (right) at a school excursion.
Above: With school friends. From left, we are:  Dimitrios Vrakatos, Nikolaos Protogirelis, myself, Theodoros Skarlatis and Ignatios Vouyioukas.
Above Right: Dancing on the Saturday before thefeast day celebrations ofAgios Haralambos. From left, we are: Christos Zafirellis, Ioannis Hatzidanos, a fellow from Thermi, Nikolaos Hatzoglou, Mihalis Komninakas, myself and Efstratios Kolikas.
Above: At the panygiri of Agios Haralambos, organised by Melbourne's Agia Paraskevi Community.
Above Right:With my wife, Georgia.