Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Surname: Giannakis
Name: Haralambos
Year of Birth:  1931
Father's Name: Dimitrios (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Ekaterina Kretsis (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings: Maria (Angeli) 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1948
Sponsor: Ioannis Kretsis (my uncle)
Married: Anna Hatzidimitriou (Agia Paraskevi)
Children:  Ekaterina, Dimitrios, Alkiviades, Aspasia
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Blue & White Drycleaners


Above: My parents, Dimitrios and Ekaterina.
Above Right: Athens, 1948. This is Stelios Tsohatzis (standing centre) and my last day in Greece before we migrate to Australia. Our fathers accompanied us to Athens; my father, Dimitrios, is standing, while Christos Tsohatzis, is sitting.


Above: With compatriot, Dimitrios Andreou (right) as members of the Chorus in Oedipus Rex directed by Chrystomos Mandouridis (1954).

Above Right:With friends at a Greek club, Sydney. From left, we are: Stathis Kalintzis, Nikos Karakonstantis, Mihalis Konitsas, Modestos Klaintzis, myself and Angelo. 


Above: With my wife, Anna, in our family business, the Blue and White Drycleaners (1970).  

Above Right: With my wife, Anna, and our children, Dimitrios, Alkiviades, Ekaterina and Aspasia. This photograph was taken before we left for Greece.