Tag Archives: Garyfalakis Marios (Γαρυφαλάκης Μάριος)

Kyriakos Karaolis (Κυριάκος Καραολής) bust

Προτομή Κυριάκου Καραολή (3)n Προτομή Κυριάκου Καραολή (5)n

Artist: Marios Garyfalakis

Location: 1st and 2nd elementary school premises, Aglandjia. Nicosia district.

Material: Marble

Category: ΕΟΚΑ 1955-59

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The initiative for the bust was taken in 1964 by the national association “Olymbos” who coordinated an extensive fundraising. The unveiling took place on November 15th 1964.

Selected sources:
~ Μάχη (Mahi), October 17, 1962, p. 4.
~ Ιστορικό Αρχείο ΣΙΜΑΕ (Historical Archive of the Board for the Historical Memory of the EOKA 1955-59 struggle), 17.2009.10, Meeting Minutes October 9, 2008.


Meletios Metaxakis, Bishop of Kition (Μητροπολίτης Κιτίου Μελέτιος Μεταξάκης) bust

Προτομή Μελέτιου Μεταξάκη (1) n  Προτομή Μελέτιου Μεταξάκη (6) n

Artist: Marios Garyfalakis

Location: Outside the premises of the Diocese of Kition. Larnaka district.  

Material: Pentelic marble 

Dimensions: ~2 meters

Category: Union (enosis), Cypriot Church

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

Bishop Meletios Metaxakis later became an Ecumenical Patriarch. His bust is located along with Bishop Nikodimos Mylonas’ at the entrance of the Diocese. It was commissioned in 1967 by the Diocese of Kition. 


Takis Sofokleous (Τάκης Σοφοκλέους) bust

 Προτομή Τάκη Σοφοκλέους (2)n

Προτομή Τάκη Σοφοκλέουςn

Artist: Marios Garyfalakis

Location: Panagia elementary school. Pafos district.

Material: Marble

Dimensions: 139 cm x 44 cm x 31 cm

Category: EOKA 1955-59

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou


Memorial to the Armou dead

Μνημείο πεσόντων Άρμου (2)n

Μνημείο πεσόντων Άρμου (3)n

Artist: Marios Garyfalakis 

Location: At the yard of the Armou village church. Pafos district

CategoryInter-communal conflicts 1963-64

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The memorial is dedicated to Andreas Charalambidis (Ανδρέας Χαραλαμπίδης) and Andreas Chatzitheori (Ανδρέας Χατζηθεωρή). It was commissioned by a private committee. The unveiling seems to have taken place in 1970. Ιt is noted that on the memorial the name of the second deceased is written as X’’Theori, where X’’ is an abbreviation of Chatzi-. 


Pashalis Pashalidis (Πασχάλης Πασχαλίδης) bust

Λοΐζου και Πασχαλίδης (2)n

Πασχάλης Πασχαλίδης (2)n

Artist: Marios Garyfalakis 

Location: Nikolaidio high school, Georgios Griva Digenis Avenue,

Pafos Municipality. Pafos district. 

Material: Marble

Dimensions: 167 cm x 48 cm x 35 cm

Category: Public Figures

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

Pashalidis was an educator. The memorial was commissioned by an ad hoc private committee for Pashalis Pashalidis bust; the Pafos Municipality; Nikolaidio high school board; and Pafos’ Greek unions. The unveiling took place on April 27th 1969. 

Selected sources
Μάχη (Mahi), May 18, 1965, p. 7.
~ Τελευταία Ώρα (Teleftea Ora), April 28, 1969, p. 6.