Migrants- Asomatos

 Life Story: Georgios Kefalas

Family Name: Kefalas
Name: Georgios 
Year of Birth:   1937
Father's Name: Efstratios 
Mother's Name:   Maria Mihalaki 
Siblings:  Fotios, Efthimios, Eugenia
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1960
Sponsor:    D.E.M.E. Gov't Sponsored Program 
Married:  Stavroula Marnisali (Perama)
Children:  Mario, Efstratios
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Kefalas Hardware


Above: This photograph was taken with my mother, Maria, who is holding Komninos Kabourogiannis, before I left for Australia (1960).

Above Right: My wife, Stavritsa, with my parents, Efstratios and Maria.


Above: My engagement to Stavritsa Marnisalis.

Above Right: With my wife, Stavritsa, in our family business, Kefalas Hardware. 


Above: At the Mytilenian Brotherhood of NSW's Social Dance at the Newtown Police Boys Club (1969). We are doing the raffle tickets for the night. I am with the microphone talking to our members and guests.

Above Right: As President of the Mytilenian Brotherhood of NSW. I am getting the vasilopita ready for our New Year celebrations (1970). Next to me is my wife, Stavritsa.  


Above: My family- with my wife, Stravitsa, and our children, Mario and Efstratios ("Charlie").

Above Right: With my wife, Stravitsa, and our good friend, Nikolaos Gongolides. 


Above: With my sons, Mario and Efstratios ("Charlie"). 

Above Right: With the Prefect of Lesvos Prefecture, Pavlos Vogiatzis; Afroula Moliviatou; and my wife, Stravitsa. 


Above: With my horiano, Emmanouil Contellis and his wife, Mika, my wife, Stavritsa, and my son, Efstratios. 

Above Right: As President of the Pan-Lesvian Federation of Australia and New Zealand, I organised a visit of ten elderly people to our island (2008). In this photograph, we are with the Prefect of Lesvos, Pavlos Vogiatzis, as well as the President of the Mytilenian Brotherhood of Perth and Western Australia, Evangelos Gavalas, and members of their Brotherhood's dancing group.