Messinian Association of South Australia Inc.


Established in 1959


Welcome to the Messinian Association of South Australia's website. 

The aim of this website is to be able to provide the Messinian Community and friends with information regarding the activities and events which have taken place in the community as well as future activities that are coming up (dances, festivals, meetings, soccer matches etc.

In the following pages, you can learn all about our Association and being Messinian in South Australia. We hope that you enjoy this time on our website and welcome your feedback on subjects that are important to you and your families.

News and Announcements

Tribute to the Annual Messinian Picnic

For many years the Messinian Association would organize their annual picnic on the Sunday of the Australia Day weekend. It was a tradition that became a cult but has now being lost in time.


Read the nostalgic tribute published by the National Herald Newspaper below.

27th March 2020  Dinner/Dance  Commemorating Liberation of Kalamata

The Messinian Association invites you to attend a special event commemorating the liberation of Kalamata by the Greek Revolutionary Forces on the 23rd of March 1821 after centuries of Ottoman Rule in one of the first major events in the Greek War of Independence


Friday 27th of March 2020

7.30 p.m.  until late

Dress Code Semi Formal

Catering by Nick’s Catering – Drinks available for purchase at the Bar

Address : 68 Stephens Avenue Torrensville



Adults - $40

Children  6 – 12 years $20

Children under 5   free


Music Notes Live


For Bookings

 Martha  0451991264 

 Voula  0438835043

Monthly BBQ  April 26th 2020

Join us for the first BBQ of  2020 our ANZAC DAY BBQ.

Come join us at our Monthly BBQ. The Buffet lunch offers a great variety of dishes, including lamb and pork on the spit as well as seafood, pasta dips and Greek salads.  Although drinks are extra, they are very inexpensive. 

Our monthly barbecue includes buffet lunch,  greek coffee (self service) and greek sweets, including loukoumades (Honeypuffs) available at small fee.


$20 for Adults (including raffle ticket)
Children under 12 free
Drinks available for purchase at bar

Live Music and Raffle

For bookings for this month's BBQ please call: 

President:  Mrs Martha Ioannides on 0451991264 

Secretary:  Mrs. Voula Moutzouris on 0438835043 


60th Anniversary 4th of October 2019

Our journey began on the 24th September 1959 when three friends Vasilis Plemenos, George Mantis and Angelos Bouzalas printed and circulated at the Greek Kaffenia and outside the Greek Orthodox churches the first invitation .. .read more..

Commemoration of Liberation of Kalamata 23rd of March 1821

On the 23rd of March 1821 the Greek irregular revolutionary forces liberated Kalamata, (now the capital of Messinia) from the Ottoman Turks. It was one of the first events of the Greek War of Independence and was the first city to be liberated from the Ottoman yoke.  It was on this day that the 


The 1st revolutionary proclamation of Kalamata 23rd of March 1821  



On Saturday the 23rd of March the Messinians of Adelaide gathered at the Memorial Gardens of the City of West Torrens in order to celebrate the liberation of Kalamata and commemorate this historic victory and milestone of the Greek War of Independence. read more



68 Stephens Avenue

Torrensville, SA,5031

Tel: (08) 8352 8171