Kyrenia Chrysocava Cultural Foundation 

ANDREAS  MATHEOU  CARIOLOU  (ARRIS)

  

AS A CHILD 

THE SCHOOLING  DAYS   AND   EDUCATION
HIS MANY PROFESSIONS

HIS FRIENDS

THE FAMILY
THE DISCOVERY OF THE ANCIENT SHIP OF KYRENIA
ANDREAS AND  THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
DURING THE TURKISH MILITARY  CRIME AGAINST KYRENIANS  AND  CYPRIOTS
ANDREAS REFUGEE WITNESS IN FRANKFURT GERMANY
AS A REFUGEE  IN  HIS  OWN  COUNTRY
HIS TRAGIC   LOSS  AND  THE  CANADIAN  FORCES   STAR OF COURAGE

  WORLD WIDE  COMMENTS & OBITUARIES.

 

Andreas Cariolou At the Elementary  School in Kyrenia. (First from left - standing).

 The Princess of the North the town of Kyrenia. The old harbour the prominent living environment of Andreas Cariolou and most of Seafaring Kyrenians.

Andreas Cariolou son of Captain Matheos Cariolou from Karavas and Panayiota Margaritis from Strantza East Thrace,  was born in Kyrenia Cyprus on the 6th of November 1923.

Athletic Club of Kyrenia  (A.S.K.)  Andreas Cariolou 3rd from left.

Andreas Cariolou At Leonidas Str.9, his home in Kyrenia  with his son Marios .

Andreas Cariolou. On the diving lader of his first diving boat named after his two sons Glafkos and Marios: "GLAFMARIO"  1950-1960.

Andreas Cariolou and Andreas Dorotheou on board GLAFMARIO fighting it out (who is to have the last glass of wine!).

Andreas Cariolou with Pepis, Pyrilas, Mastre Sokrates and other Kyrenians getting ready to enjoy a nice bonito tuna and other fish on board GLAFMARIO.in the Sea of Kyrenia.

Andreas Cariolou, Navigating on the coastline of Minor Asia (Turkey) reading his log book and getting ready to enter Mersin. (picture taken by Captain Denham, on board GLAFMARIO )

Andreas (making funny faces!) and Tassoula (Anastasia) Cariolou at Leonidas str.9 Kyrenia, their Home.

Vess Landsverk and Andreas Cariolou  caught a fantastic MINERI (tuna family). Picture taken by Svein Landsverk. The Landsverks were closest friends of Andreas from Norway and were a  close part of the Cariolou family for more than a decade. 

Andreas Cariolou 

Tasoulla (Anastasia) Cariolou  Andreas Cariolou  wife.  

Andreas Cariolou  with    friends

Andreas Cariolou and  "Mastre Sotiris"  from KARAKOUMI. Mastre Sotiris was the traditional boat builder of Kyrenia and had his Boat yard in the village of Karakoumi, East of Kyrenia. He was the first to work with the "shell first" ancient ship building principle and he worked under Dr Dick Steffy and Michael Katzev to produce section replicas of the ancient ship of Kyrenia that was discovered by Andreas Cariolou in 1965.

Panayiota (Panio) and  Captain Matheos  Cariolou , Mother and Father of Andreas Cariolou, holding their grandson Marios Cariolou. Panio her Mother Euphrosine and her father Margaritis were the only survivors of the family escaping from the Turkish army (1910-1920) after the Minor Asia catastrophe from the village of Strandza NE of Konstantinoupolis. Matheos Kariolos (Kariolou)  was from Karavas West of Kyrenia and his father Savvas was from Livera West of Kyrenia.

 

Advertising leaflet of the First Nautical Tourism enterprise in Cyprus offering trips in the Eastern Mediterranean (Kyrenia, Anamour, Tasiucu, Mersin, Arouat, Junieh, Famagusta, Cape Andreas, Stazousa, Kyrenia) since 1953 and then after 1963,  commencement of the Cyprus partition plan, had to limit activities to diving trips and diving training on the Kyrenian sea.

Anthony  Valentine and  Alexandra Bastedo on board ARIS, Andreases second diving vessel on the lee side of SNAKE  ISLAND following a dive in Kyrenia. Both Tony and Alex were dear friends of Andreas Cariolou.

Andreas Cariolou with the Cecilie Landsverk  on his right,  Kristina Landsverk holding a big Kyrenian sponge and many other friends from Norway, after a diving trip,  a few years before the Kyrenian catastrophe of  the Turkish military  invasion in 1974.

A Classic  moment for Andreas Cariolou and Jackie . He was a great singer and a great lover of Mikis Theodorakis music and Nana Mouskouri. He very often sang Byzantine hymns with great skill. Many close friends characterised him as "ZORBA  THE  CYPRIOT". Demetris (Demas)  Efthyvoulou (left) and Andreas Cariolou (right) the creators of the "TRITONS OF CYPRUS"  Club (1957) ,  returning from a fishing expedition  with a lot of  fish (mainly groupers)

Andreas Cariolou discovering the Hellenic ancient shipwreck of Kyrenia (300 BC).

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