Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Surname: Dimosthenos
Name: Miltiades 
Year of Birth:  1930
Father's Name: Panagiotis (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Efterpi Theologou (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings: Maritsa (Stefanou), Georgios, Nikolaos 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1955
Sponsor: Konstantinos Tsakiris (Agia Paraskevi)
Married: Apostolia Alepidou (Agia Paraskevi)
Children:  Panagiotis, Efterpi, Spyridonas 
City of Residence: Canberra, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Cafes, Food Bars


Above: With friends at the panygiri of Agios Haralambos. In the top row are: Platon Theodosiades, Miltiades Stfilias, Dimitrios Kolovetonis and me. In the bottom row are: "Panagas" Simos and my cousin, Miltiades Demosthenos.

Above Right: Outside the school with Takis Vavaliaros (middle) and Ioannis Zarparinis (right).


Above: Goulburn, 1955. With Ioannis Alexiou (left) and Ioannis Stratigellis (right).

Above Right: Working at the Paragon Cafe in Goulburn. On the right is Dimitrios Karkatzis.


Above: In our family business in Goulburn. This photograph was taken before we transformed the shop from a fruit shop/ mixed business to a restaurant, The Goulburn Restaurant.

Above Right: Dancing with my wife, Apostolia; we are on way to Greece for a holiday.


Above: Agia Paraskevi. On holidays with my family. We were part of a group who funded (donated) that year's panygiri of Agios Haralambos. I am on the right, while my wife, Apostolia- with our children, Spyro, Efterpi and Panagiotis.

Above Right: At my seventy-fifth birthday with my wife, Apostolia, our children and grandchildren.       

Above: With compatriots at a Mytilenian Brotherhood of Canberra Dance. Sitting are: Ioannis Karapatsas (President at the time), Ignatios Malolakis and Mouflouzellis (from Greece).