18 August, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 18.8.06)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Tadra Kahani (finals), schools live entertainment and contemporary music and dance display, Friday 18 August 2006, Gates open from 5pm with the show beginning at 6.30pm, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival, 18 to 26 August, Albert Park and other venues, 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;
  • Secondary Schools Rugby Finals, Saturday, 19 August 2006, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Course: A touch of Fijian Culture, Saturday, 19 August 2006, 9am to 1pm, Alliance Fran├žaise, 14 McGregor Road (Course content: Lovo - Earth Oven & Traditional Cooking. Preparation of chicken, palusami, taro, steamed fish and Fijian delicacies. Weaving during cooking time. Meal after class;
  • Hobie Cat 16 South Pacific Championships, 19 to 22 August 2006, Pacific Harbour (more on www.hobieclass.com);
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival Karaoke Competition, Saturday night, 19 August 2006, Bourbon Bluez Nightclub, Victoria Parade;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival Business House Swimming Relay Competition, 22 August 2006, 1pm to 6pm, Suva Olympic Pool;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival 4-a-side Volleyball Tournament, 22 to 25 August 2006, Albert Park;
  • Free Computer Classes by The Good Neighbour, Tuesday, 22 August to Friday, 25 August 2006, 9am to 5pm - Call Amit on telephone +679 3312698;
  • Kids Sports Clinic, Term 2 School Holidays from Tuesday, 22 August to Friday, 1 September 2006, Hyndai Fitness Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Women in Business Networking & Skills Exchange Lunch, Friday, 25 August 2006, 12.30pm to 2pm, JJ's on the Park, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Fiji Arts Council's 28th National Art Exhibition & Awards, 5 to 9 September 2006, 9am to 4pm from 5 t0 8 September and 9am to 2pm on 9 September, Ratu Iloilovatu Gallery, FIT School of Art, Culture & Design, Carpenter Street, Raiwai;
  • 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:
  • Stormy Monday Blues Night, Mondays, from 9pm, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade;
  • 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;
  • Fiji Arts Club Dance Class, 6pm to 7pm, every Wednesdays, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street;
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn, every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 6pm to 10pm, Holiday Inn;
  • 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;
  • 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);
  • 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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