Migrants- Sykamina (Skala)


Family Name: Karanikolas 
Name: Ioannis     
Year of Birth:      1958
Father's Name: Fotios (Skala Sykamina) 
Mother's Name:   Garifalia Patsolglou (Skala Sykamina) 
Siblings:  Maria  
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1981
Married:  Haroula Korletini (Sykamina)
Children:  Fotios, Emelia 
City of Residence: Melbourne, Australia
Livelihood:  Small Business- Mechanic



Above: My parents, Fotios and Garifalia. 

Above Middle: Rowing in my father's boat, Agios Nikolaos. 

Above Right: Athens, 1972. For four years, I studied as a mechanic at a Technical College.


Above: In my National Service, as tank driver/mechanic. 

Above Right: Sykamina- with friends. L-R: Alekos Patsis, Nikos Andreou, Panagiotis Kallipolitis, Vasilios Samothrakitis, myslef and Andonios Kalogiannis. 


Above: Two photographs taken while I worked- as an Engineer- in the merchant navy. I worked in the merchant navy for over five years. 


Above: My mother, Garifalia, with my sister, Maria, and my wife, Haroula. 

Above Right: With my mother, Garifalia, my wife, Haroula, and my sister, Maria. 


Above: As Vice President of Palesviaki Enosis of Melbourne and Victoria. 

Above Right: Overlooking Skala Sykamina.