ΜΕΣΣΗΝΙΑΚΟΣ ΣΥΛΛΟΓΟΣ ΝΟΤΙΟΥ ΑΥΣΤΡΑΛΙΑΣ
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.
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 -Honeypuffs (loukoumades) available at small fee
$15 for Adults - Children under 15 free
Live Music and Raffle
For bookings for this month's BBQ please call:
President: Mrs Martha Ioannides at 0451991264
Secretary: Mrs. Voula Moutzouris at 0438835043
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
“FREEDOM OR DEATH” - “ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΑ Η ΘΑΝΑΤΟΣ” was made
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
Angelos Bouzalas is one of the founders of our Association which was established 60 years ago in 1959.
At the Annual General Meeting September 17th in 2017, by unanimous vote the members elected Angelos Bouzalas to the position of Honorary President of the Messinan Association of SA .
This appointment was announced and celebrated at the February 24th 2019 BBQ,. The Association's President Mrs. Martha Ioannides invested him as Honorary President, presenting him with a pin and certificate.
The members of the Messinian Association have conferred this honor to Mr. Bouzalas for his unceasing commitment and efforts in making the Messinian Association one of the largest and most successful Hellenic Associations in South Australia
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