Migrants- Stypsi

 

Surname: Alvanou
Name: Eleni
Year of Birth:   1942
Father's Name: Efstratios (Stypsi) 
Mother's Name:   Martha Valiondi (Stypsi) 
Siblings: Kandaxani (Loustos)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1962
Sponsor:    Apostolos Valiondis (my cousin)
Married: Pericles Karandanis (Stypsi) 
Children:  Mihail, Lemonia
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Small Business: fish shops

  

Above: My paternal grandparents, Themistocles and Ralouda Alvanou.

Above Right: With my friend, Niki Vourgoutzi, at May Day celebrations.

 

Above: My parents, Martha and Efstratios Alvanos.

Above Right: In my father's kafeneio, Melvourni ("Melbourne"), FOn the right is my sister, Kandaxini- with her friend, Eleni, sitting next to her. Siting next to her is Panagiotis Pan' tsas who was the villages di'lal- the one who used to walk around the village and make announcments.