First formal meeting of Croats in Adelaide


The first formal meeting of Croats in Adelaide held on Anzac Day, Tuesday 25th of April 1950 in Hyde Park where 'The Croatian Club Adelaide' was founded.

(The first Croatian association in Australia).


Back row - Left to Right:


Vinko Černi, Boris(?), Ivan Majer, Mijo Nežić, Stjepan Katić, Tomo Karas, Ljubo Vujina(President), Ruždija(?), Slavko Šiklić, Marijan Mežić, Pavle Kovačević, Ivan Ivanić.


Middle row - Fahim Bašić, Dr. Ratimir Rac, Zvonko Snabl, F Pavlović, Dr.Ante Šikić(Secretary), Ilija Vidaković, Mate Marić, Luka Vukoja.


Front row - Ante Martinac, Petar Vuković, Stipe Knežević.

​The Croatian Club Adelaide Inc. is a Not-For-Profit Organisation Established in 1950. Through the dedication of its members the current club house was completed in 1980 & has been home to many sporting, social & cultural groups within the Croatian community & a popular venue for a variety of functions.​ Staffed by volunteers -

The Croatian Club Adelaide is the centre of Croatian culture in South Australia & is committed to the preservation of the Croatian cultural heritage, traditions, customs

& language for the benefit of all 'Croat Australians' & their friends. The Croatian Club Adelaide​ embraces the cultural diversity inherent in our community & is proud to welcome anyone who wants to enjoy a little bit of 'Croat Australian' tradition.​

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