Migrants- Agra


Surname: Gianni 
Name: Bethlehem 
Year of Birth:  1951
Father's Name: Panagiotis 
Mother's Name:   Maria Sahtouri 
Siblings:  Anthoula (Pazvouri), Irini (Mamouli), Panagiota (Malakou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1970
Sponsor:    Georgios Georgellis (my fiance at the time)
Married: Georgios Georgellis (Agra) 
Children:  Panagiotis, Vasilios, Christos 
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Small Business- Milk Bar


Above: With My parents, Panagiotis, and Maria (Sahtouri). 

Above: WitAt the end-of-year school activities. I am in the middle, while my cousins, Taxiarhoula Koulougdis is left, and Panagiota Pazvouri is on the right. 


Above: The Georgellis family; with my husband, Georgios, and our children, Christos, Vasilis and Panagiotis. 

Above: WAt the Theophilos Awards, organised by the Mytilenian Brotherhood of N.S.W. The Consul General of Greece (at the time), Fotios Xidas, is presenting me an Award in recognition of her work on children's books.

Above: WiBethlehem is a critically-acclaimed children's author- the first Greek Australia author to be recognised for her work. The first two volumes of work, Zeus- The Koala Trilogy- Zeus the Koala and the magic Egg and Zeus the Koala and the Peace Odyssey are written in both Greek and English.