Migrants- Stypsi


Surname: Karandanis
Name: Pericles
Year of Birth:   1938
Father's Name: Mihail 
Mother's Name:   Lemonia Valasellis
Siblings: Stella (Evangelou), Maria (Voudouri), Galinos
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1955
Married: Eleni Alvanou (Stypsi)
Children:  Mihail, Lemonia
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Small Business- fish shop


Above: My mother, Lemonia, with my sister, Marianthi.

Above Right: With my friends Nikos Gelagotis, Ioannis Hondros, Polydoros Mandanis and Kostas Kalloniatos. I am second from the right.


Above: My father, Mihalis, with my sisters, Maritsa and Stella.

Above Right: When I finished working in Leeton (south-west New South Wales), my first job in Sydney was working in the cafe next to the Lyric Theatre, which was owned at the time by Peter Linardos (from Akrata). I am second from the right.


Above: Dancing with my son, Mihalis, in my father-in-law, Efstratios' kafeneio, Melvourni ("Melbourne"). Circa 1973.