11 August, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 11.8.06)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Secondary Schools Rugby Semi-finals, Saturday, 12 August 2006, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Youth Art & Craft Bazaar, part of National Youth Week Celebrations, Saturday, 12 August 2006, Sukuna Park;
  • Wesley Butt St Church mini-bazaar, Saturday, 12 August 2006, Wesley Church, Butt Street;
  • Corona Charity Club's Annual Fundraising Dinner & Dance, Saturday, 12 August 2006, 7pm, Holiday Inn (Proceeds to go to the Save the Children Fund. Contact Contact Tracey Howe on +679 9326086);
  • Miss USP 2006 Contest (Contestants Dance and Talent Display), Monday, 14 August 2006, 7 to 11pm, Car park Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • Stormy Monday Blues Night (Golden Dragon's new Soul/Rhythm & Blues Night), Monday, 14 August 2006, from 9pm, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade;
  • Miss USP 2006 Contest (Float Parade from Flagstaff Roundabout down Laucala Bay Road to USP and a Pacific Night in the evening), Wednesday 16 August 2006, from 12 midday to 11pm, From Flagstaff to the car park Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • Miss USP 2006 Contest (Crowning of Miss USP 2006), Wednesday, 16 August 2006, from 7.30pm to 11pm, Car park Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • Tadra Kahani, Secodanry Schools live entertainment and contemporary music and dance display, Wednesday 16 August to Friday 18 August 2006, Gates open from 5pm each afternoon with the show beginning at 6.30pm, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • Opening of the new Rewa Bridge, Thursday, 17 August, Nausori;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival, 17 to 26 August, Suva;
  • Annual Methodist Church Conference and Choir Competition, 18 to 26 August, Baker Hall, Nausori, while the meeting will be held on Bau Island;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival Mardi Gras, Friday, 18 August 2006, Albert Park;
  • Hobie 16 South Pacific Championships, 18 to 23 August 2006, Pacific Harbour;
  • Secondary Schools Rugby Finals, Saturday, 19 August 2006, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival 4-a-side Volleyball Tournament, 22 to 25 August 2006, Albert Park;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival Business House Swimming Relay Competition, 22 August 2006, 1pm to 6pm, Suva Olympic Pool;
  • 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;
  • Indian Magic Show, 3 September 2006, Tattersalls Leisure Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • The Laughing Samoans (Old School) Performance, 4 September 2006, 8pm, FMF Dome, 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;
  • 18th Hobbie 16 World Championship, 10 to 20 October 2007, Suva & Pacific Harbour (venue to be confirmed).
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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