Official program for 2012

11:00am – Gates open

12:30pm – Official Welcome – hosted by Andrew “Cosi” Costello

National Anthem of Australia and Croatia by Branko Lovrinov

Speeches by:

  1. Representing the Premier of South Australia,
    The Hon Jay Weatherill and The Minister for Multicultural Affairs,
    Hon Jennifer Rankine, The Hon Michael Atkinson
  2. His Excellency, Mr Vicencije Biuk,
    Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia
  3. Consul-General of the Republic of Croatia, Mr Antun Babic
  4. South Australian Leader of the Opposition, Ms Isobel Redmond, representing the Hon Tony Abbott MHR, Leader of the Opposition
  5. Director of Fešta - The Croatian Food and Wine Festival, Ema Matulic
  6. Father Luka Pranjic, Croatian Parish Priest

1:00pm – South Australian Opera Singer, Branko Lovrinov,
singing “U Boj, U Boj” from the opera Nikola Subic Zrinksi
by the Croatian composer Ivan Zajc

1:15pm – Croatian Folkloric Performance by Braca Radic (Sydney)
“Seniors” performing “Slavonija”

1:30pm – Croatian Folkloric Performance by Braca Radic (Sydney)
“Mala Grupa” performing “Bizovac” from Slavonija

2:00pm – Croatian Language School performance

2:15pm – Croatian Folkloric Performance by Braca Radic (Sydney)
“Middle Group” performing “Posavina”

2:30pm – Steven & Marko from Prva Liga (Sydney) - Live music

3:00pm – Joni Priscan - Live music

3:30pm – Major Minor (Melbourne) - Live music

4:15pm – Croatian Folkloric Performance by HFS Lenek (Adelaide):

Youngest 2 groups: Oj Sokolicu Moju 

Oldest 2 groups: Slavonska Kola

4:40pm – Ivica Saric - Live music

5:00pm – Lottery Draw

5:30pm – Marko & Steven from Prva Liga (Sydney) - Live music

6:00pm – Croatian Folkloric Performance by HKUD Pleter (Adelaide)

6:15pm – Kamena sa Ramena (Boulder Throw competition)

6:45pm – Major Minor (Melbourne) - Live music

7:30pm – Croatian Folkloric Performance by Braca Radic (Sydney)
“Seniors” performing “Posavina”

7:40pm – Ivica Saric - Live music

8:10pm – Marko & Steven from Prva Liga (Sydney) - Live music

9:00pm – Fireworks Display

9:15pm – Major Minor (Melbourne) - Live music

10:00pm – DJ Blazz and DJ TravvyG

10:45pm – Major Minor (Melbourne) - Live music

11:30pm – DJ Blazz and DJ TravvyG

12:15pm – Major Minor (Melbourne) - Live music

1:00pm – Entertainment Close


Perfect for families and children

  • Amusement rides and side shows
  • Children’s arts & crafts area
  • Gymbus – activity bus for kids
  • Kids Hot Rolls, Hot Chips & Gelati
  • Childrens magic show
  • Jumping castle
  • Face painting
  • Waterwalkers
  • Petting zoo
  • Fireworks

An extensive selection of traditional Croatian cuisine and drinks will be available throughout the day. Click here for the FOOD menu or here for the DRINKS menu.


        Why not check out something different

        • Cultural display of Croatian art including traditional costumes
        • Traditional cooking display with FREE sampling
        • Special guest appearances by sporting personalities with Croatian links, including AFL and A-League stars
        • Traditional village games, including Kamena s Ramena (Boulder Throw)
        • Fešta Cup featuring women’s soccer teams
        • Market stalls

        It's an affordable day out

        Admission Only $5 per adult!

        Children under 16 FREE!

        FREE car parking!