Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Family Name: Giannakelis 
Name: Apostolos 
Life:  1932- 2003
Father's Name: Georgios (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Marianthi (Agia Paraskevi) 
Siblings:  Olympia (Azmanou) 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1952
Sponsor:    Panagiotis Haralambous (Agia Paraskevi)
Married: Dimitra Zrittsaki (Samos) 
Children:  Georgios, Maria 
City of Residence: Melbourne
Livelihood: Small Business- Cafes, Factory 


 Above: With his sister, Olympia.

Above Right: An early photograph of Apostlos- in one of the Cafe's kitchens where he worked.


 Above: In their family business, a cafe in Beachforth, where his family stayed for five years in the 1960's.


 Above: With his wife, Dimitra.

Above Right: For many, many years, Apostolos played an active role in the Agia-Paraskevi Association of Melbourne, O Taxiarhis. In the back row, from left, they are: Efstratios Tsombakos, Efstratios Karakonstantis, Chris Klidaras (President), unknown, Christos Trikos, Efstratios Armadas and Efstratios Grimanis. In the front are: the violinist, Apostolos himself and Bill Costas.