01 August, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 1.8.06)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • 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;
  • Fiji Arts Council National Craft Fair, Thursday, 3 August 2006, to Saturday, 5 August 2006, from 9am to 5pm each day, Sukuna Park;
  • International Shimano Invitational Gamefishing Tournament, 4 to 6 August 2006, Pearl International, Pacific Harbour (for queries call Elle on +679 3450276 or +679 9955368);
  • International School Fun Day, Saturday, 5 August 2006, 10am to 3pm, International School, Siga Road, Laucala Beach, Suva;
  • Pacific Theological College bazaar, Saturday, 5 August 2006, from 10am, Pacifc Theological College Fale, Veiuto;
  • Wesley Butt St Church mini-bazaar, Saturday, 12 August 2006, Wesley Church, Butt Street;
  • Fiji FA Interdistric Competition Soccer, August 12 and 13, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Tadra Kahani, Sodanry Schools live entertainment and contemporary music and dance display, Wednesday 16 August to Friday 18 August 2006, 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;
  • 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;
  • 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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