13 April, 2007

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 13.4.07)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • The Indian Village Craft Mela (Festival), from Thursday, 5 April, to Sunday, 15 April 2007 at the Suva Civic Auditorium. Show opens from 11am to 9pm daily on those days;
  • Rugby League Eastern Conference matches, Saturday, 14 April 2007, from 9am, Baseball Court and Bidesi Ground;
  • Suva Cricket games, Saturday, 14 April 2007, from 9.30am, Albert Park; Nasinu Netball games, Saturday, 14 April 2007, from 11am, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay;
  • Touch Rugby Fantastic Four Franchise Competition, Saturday, 14 April 2007, from 11am, Veiuto Grounds;
  • Suva Netball games, Saturday, 14 April 2007, from 1pm, Multipurpose Courts, Laucala Bay;
  • Nasinu Soccer matches, Sunday, 15 April 2007, from 8.30am, DAV College Grounds;
  • First FMF Pro-Am Golf Tournament, Saturday, 14 April 2007, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa, Suva;
  • Tabu Soro Triathlon, Sunday, 15 April 2007, from 6am, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Start Your Business Training, 16 to 20 April 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Annual Reverend Paula Niukula Lecture, Topic : "Human Rights & Social Justice : Moving beyond the divide", presented by Professor Vijay Naidu, Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 7pm to 8.45pm, Marine Studies Lecture Theatre, Lower Campus, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Training on Bread Making, 18 and 19 April 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Fiji Museum Fundraising Quiz Night, Thursday, 19 April 2007, from 7pm, Fiji Museum Verandah, Thurston Gardens, Suva;
  • Regional Ecumenical Organisations - Pacific Feast and Entertainment (to fund raise for tsunami victims of the Solomon Islands), Friday, 20 April 2007, Pacific Theological College, Veiuto, Suva;
  • FMF Chow National Swimming Championships, from Friday, 20 April, to Sunday, 22 April 2007, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Musicians Concert Fundraiser for Tsunami and Cyclone victims, Saturday, 21 April 2007, Civic Foreshore, Suva;
  • Australia Week in Fiji - Australian Product Promotion throughtout Fiji Stores, 22 to 28 April 2007;
  • Training on Business Diagnostic Toolkit, organised by the Private Sector Development Unit of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the Graduate School of Business, University of the South Pacific with funding from the European Union, from 23 to 27 April 2007, Suva;
  • Australian Building & Construction Trade Show, 26 and 27 April 2007, Australian High Commission, Suva;
  • Coca Cola Games (Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Competition), Friday, 27 April, and Saturday, 28 April 2007, Post Fiji National Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • 'Suva on Sale', 28 April to 5 May 2007, Street Sale on selected streets of Suva;
  • World Chess Qualifiers, May 2007, Suva;
  • Isa Lei Reunion (for former students of the International School) Registration, closes on 30 April 2007;
  • Rewa (Beauty and Charity) Carnival, Friday, 4 May, to Saturday, 12 May 2007, Syria Park, Nausori (near Suva);
  • Training on Bee keeping, 8 to 10 May 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Start Your Business Training, 14 to 18 May 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Training on Bee Hives Case Making, 14 to 18 May 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Queen Victoria School 100th Anniversary Celebrations, Singing Contest, June;
  • Opening of the new Morris Hedstrom's outlet, June, Thomson Street, Suva;
  • Start Your Business, 11 to 13 June 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Store Management, 18 to 20 June 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Double Dialogues Conference, 4 to 6 July 2007, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Art Display to coincide with the Double Dialogues conference, 4 to 10 July 2007, Suva;
  • Queen Victoria School 100th Anniversary Celebrations Ball, August;
  • Fiji Hibiscus Festival, 17 to 25 August 2007, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Isa Lei Reunion (for former students of the International School in Suva), 17 to 19 August 2007, Suva;
  • Oceania Women's Hockey Qualifiers for 2008 Olympic Games, from 10 September 2007, Suva;
  • World Invitational U18 Rugby League Championship, October 2007, Suva;
  • 18th Hobie 16 World Championships, from 8 to 19 October 2007, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Queen Victoria School 100th Anniversary Celebrations, week long celebrations, October 2007.
Recurring Events:
  • Fiji Museum displays, daily at The Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Bridge night, every Monday nights, from 6.30 to 9.30pm, The Fiji Club, 1 Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Taekwondo classes, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm to 5.30pm - Junior class, 5.30pm to 7pm - Senior class, Suva Civic Centre;
  • Wai Tui Cycles ‘After Work’ ride, 5pm every Mondays and Wednesdays, starts from Wai Tui Cycles, Garden City, Raiwai, Suva;
  • Suva Orchid and Horticultural Group Meeting, from 5.30pm, every first Monday of the month, Wesley Church, Butt Street, Suva;
  • Stormy Monday Blues Night, Mondays, from 9pm, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade;
  • Rasta Tuesday, from 9pm, Tuesdays, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Suva;
  • Talei Burns and Friends, every Wednesdays, 6pm to 10pm, The Malthouse, 88 Jerusalem Road (next to the Fiji Golf Club), Vatuwaqa, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Alternate Rock, every Wednesdays, from 9pm, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • 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;
  • FIT School of Arts, Culture and Design : Saturday Classes for Children (covering piano, art & craft, acting, choir), from Saturday, 3 March 2007, School of Arts, Culture & Design, Carpenter Street (near Garden City), Raiwai, Suva;
  • Kid’s Arts Classes with Kathy Oyagawa, Saturdays, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, The Homestay, Princes Road, Tamavua, Suva;
  • Saturday Night at JJ's for the Family : Dinner, Saturdays, from 6.30pm, JJ's on the Park, Suva;
  • SideStep, every last Saturday of the month, 9pm to close, Traps Upstairs Lounge, Victoria Parade;
  • Arts Village Firewalking Show, starts 11am, every Saturday, Grandstand, Arts Village, Pacific Harbour;
  • The Roc Market, every third Sunday of the month, The Roc, Dolphins Plaza, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Wai Tui Cycles Ride, every Sundays, from 6am, start at Wai Tui Cycles, Garden City, Raiwai, Suva;
  • 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, (679) 9921427 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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