21 July, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 21.7.06)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Fiji Arts Club Art Exhibition - Registration of Entries, Friday, 21 July, 8am to 5pm, Playhouse, Selbourne Street (Call Rose Langford on +679 9286179 for enquiries);
  • Southern Zone Secondary Schools Rugby Finals, Saturday, 21 July 2006, from 8.40am, Post Fiji Stadium and Bidesi Park, National Sporting Complex, Laucala Bay;
  • Archery Fiji July Monthly Shoot, Saturday, 21 July 2006, from 9am, St Josephs School grounds;
  • Sanyo Cup Rugby match, Suva vs Navosa, Saturday, 21 July 2006, from 11am, Suva Grammar School grounds, Veiuto;
  • Suva Netball games, Saturday, 21 July 2006, from 1pm, Multi-purpose Courts, Laucala Bay;
  • Fiji Awards for Media Excellence, Saturday, 21 July 2006, from 7pm, Tradewinds Convention Centre, Lami;
  • Fiji Arts Club art exhibition 2006, Monday, 24 July, to Saturday, 29 July, Suva;
  • Wine Tasting, Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 6pm to 8pm, Bad Dog Restaurant, Victoria Parade;
  • Fiji Bitter Open Squash Tournament, 25 to 29 July, Defence Club and Victoria Squash Courts;
  • World Netball Championships Oceania Qualifiers, Tuesday, 25 July, 3.30pm, Fiji A vs Samoa, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • World Netball Championships Oceania Qualifiers, Tuesday, 25 July, 5.15pm, PNG vs Cook Islands, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • World Netball Championships Oceania Qualifiers, Tuesday, 25 July, 7.30pm, Africa vs Fiji, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • Oceania Dance Festival, Wednesday 26 July to Friday 28 July 2006, from 9am to 4.30pm, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay;
  • Fiji Audio Visual Commission Open Day for Telecom Fiji Limited Kula Film Awards, 28 and 29 July, Suva;
  • Saint Pius X Parish (Raiwaqa) bazaar, Saturday, 29 July 2006, from 9am, at the Catholic ground next to the church at Raiwaqa. Food, handicraft and entertainment for the family;
  • Fiji Audio Visual Commission Launch of the Inaugural Telecom Fiji Limited Kula Film Awards Night, 29 July, Suva;
  • Freshwater Prawn Aquaculture Training Program organised by the Institute of Marine Resources, University of the South Pacific, 2 to 4 August, Lower Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay;
  • International Shimano Invitational Gamefishing Tournament, 4 to 6 August 2006, Pearl International, Pacific Harbour (for queries call Elle on +679 3450276 or +679 9955368);
  • National Youth Week Celebrations, Saturday, 12 August, various venues in Suva;
  • Opening of the new Rewa Bridge, Thursday, 17 August, Nausori;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival, 17 to 26 August, Suva;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival Mardi Gras, Friday, 18 August 2006, Albert Park;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival 4-a-side Volleyball Tournament, 22 to 25 August 2006, Albert Park;
  • Fiji FA Interdistric Soccer Competition, August 12 and 13, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Annual Methodist Church Conference and Choir Competition, mid August. Choir competition at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori, while the meeting will be held on Bau Island;
  • Fiji Golf Open tournament, 31 August to 3 September 2006, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Fiji Secondary Schools - Original Song Competition, organised by the Fiji Performing Rights Association in association with the Ministry of Education, Friday, 1 September 2006, Tattersall's Leisure Centre (formerly the National Gymnasium), Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Air Pacific/ATS Fiji Seniors Golf Tournament, 11 Sep, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Melanesian (Countries) Festival of Arts, 2 to 11 October, Suva;
  • Fiji Golf Club Ladies Open, 11 October, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Bulafiji.com Under 18 Rugby League Competition, 1 to 30 November, Suva;
  • Fiji International Volleyball Tournament, 27 November to 2 December, Suva;
  • World Netball Championships, 10 to 21 July 2007, Suva.
Recurring Events:
  • Karate classes, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, China Club, Nasese;
  • Yoga classes, Mondays, 5pm to 6pm, Fiji Girl Guides Headquarters, Malcolm Street;
  • Latin Fitness Class, 6pm to 7pm, every Mondays, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street;
  • Suva Orchid and Horticultural Group Meeting, from 5.30pm, every first Monday of the month, Wesley Church, Butt Street, Suva;
  • Latin Fitness Class, 6pm to 7pm, every Tuesdays, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street;
  • Pottery demonstrations, every Tuesday and Thursday, and daily every first week of the month, Fiji Museum;
  • Rucksack Club Meeting, every second Wednesday of the month, from 6.45pm, St Andrew's Church Hall, Suva;
  • Jason's Steakhouse & Bar, Salad evening with entertainment from a band providing local and contemporary music, Wednesday evenings, 16 Bau Street, Flagstaff (Make a reservation on telephone +679 3300384);
  • French Conversation Group to practice your French, every Thursday, 1pm to 2pm, Language Lab, Media Centre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay (admission required - contact rankin_s@usp.ac.fj);
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn, every Thursday, 6pm to 10pm, Holiday Inn;
  • Kids creative dance classes, starts 2.30pm every Friday, until 4 August, for kids from 2 years to 12 years, Alliance Francaise, 14 McGregor Road;
  • Tom Mawi plays jazz at the Holiday Inn, 6pm to 9pm, Fridays, Holiday Inn;
  • Soul, funk, disco and classics DJ music, from 8pm, Fridays, Traps Lounge, Victoria Parade;
  • Velocity Cycling Ride, from 7am, every Saturday, leaves from The Roc, FNPF Dolphins Plaza;
  • Arts Village Firewalking Show, starts 11am, every Saturday, Grandstand, Arts Village, Pacific Harbour;
  • Waitui Cycles Ride, starts 6am, every Sunday, leaves from Waitui Cycles, Garden City;
  • Sunday Church Services, 8am or 10.45am, Wesley Church, Butt Street;
  • Jazz by the Beach, Sundays, 1pm to 5pm, Pearl South Pacific, Pacific Harbour.
For accommodation for any events, please check out a two bedroom rental home with seaviews in Suva on links at the right hand side of this blog or contact telephone +679 3396427 or e-mail gilbert@connect.com.fj directly. Those that wish to have their events included can contact me on the e-mail address provided above.

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