15 June, 2007

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 15.6.07)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Art Exhibition by Fiji Institute of Technology's School of Arts, Culture & Design, Friday, 18 May, to Friday, 25 June 2007, Ratu Iloilovatu Gallery, School of Arts, Culture & Design, Carpenter Street, Raiwai, Suva;
  • Queen Victoria School 100th Anniversary Celebrations, Singing Contest, June;
  • South Pacific Bowling Carnival, Saturday, 2 June, to Friday, 15 June, 2007, Suva Bowling Club, Victoria Parade/Queen Elizabeth Drive, Suva;
  • Hindi Short Story Contest organised by School of Language, Arts and Media, Faculty of Arts and Law of the University of the South Pacific, in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, starts Saturday, 9 June 2007, closes Friday, 27 July 2007;
  • Battle of the Giants Soccer Tournament, Thursday, 14 June, to Monday, 18 June 2007, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • Fiji Museum Ball, Friday, 15 June 2007, 6.30pm to midnight, Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • 5th Rajnesh Parmeshwar Memorial Open Chess Championships, Saturday, 16 June 2007, Hoodless House, Suva;
  • Fiji Music Fest Talent Quest Auditions, Saturday, 16 June 2007, Dragon Music and the Alliance Francaise, Suva;
  • 2007 Suva Hibiscus Festival - Star Quest Competition, Heat 1, Saturday, 16 June 2007, Suva;
  • Beach Volleyball fundraising dinner (to raise funds for the team to the South Pacific Games), Saturday, 16 June 2007, from 6pm, at The Vineyard, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Sunday ROC Market, Sunday, 17 June 2007, from 10am to 3pm, Loftus Street in front of the ROC at Dolphin's Foodcourt, FNPF Place, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Book Launch - 'A Hot Pot of Roasted Poems', Sunday, 17 June 2007, from 6pm, Vineyard Palace, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Store Management, 18 to 20 June 2007, at Cooperative and Small Business Training Institute, Draunibota, Lami;
  • Pacific Islands Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) - Open Forum on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - 4th Assessment Report, Tuesday, 19 June 2007, Lower Campus, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Human Resources Institute - 2007 PWC Fiji Remuneration Survey Results Presentation by Mrs. Jenny Seeto, Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Fiji, Tuesday, 19 June 2007, from 5pm to 7pm, Reserve Bank of Fiji Tower 11 Conference Room, Pratt Street, Suva;
  • Fiji Music Fest by Alliance Francaise, Thursday, 21 June 2007, from 5pm onwards, at Traps, Holiday Inn, O’Reillys, Dragon Music, JJ’s on the Park, Defence Club, Bowling Club, Holy Trinity Cathedral and the Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Dinesh Lal Yadhav and Paakhi Performance, Friday, 22 June 2007, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • Suva Olympic Day Fun Run, Saturday, 23 June 2007, starting at 7.30am, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Beach, Suva;
  • 2007 Suva Hibiscus Festival - Star Quest Competition, Heat 2, Saturday, 23 June 2007, Suva;
  • Fiji vs Australia A 15s Rugby match, Saturday, 23 June 2007, from 3pm, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Dinesh Lal Yadhav and Paakhi Performance, Saturday, 23 June 2007, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Rotary Club of Suva - Charity Fun Golf Tournament Progressive Ambrose, Sunday, 24 June 2007, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa, Suva;
  • TPAF 2007 Management Development Program Module 1, Monday, 25 June to Friday, 29 June 2007, TPAF Training House, Narere, Suva;
  • Fiji Music Fest 2007 Pop and Acoustic Night, Tuesday, 26 June 2007, Traps, Suva;
  • Oceania Centre for Arts and Culture - Dance Performance of 'The Prodigal Son', Wednesday, 27 June 2007, from 7pm, AusAid Theatre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Music Fest 2007 Jazz Night, Wednesday, 27 June 2007, Defence Club, Suva;
  • Fiji Music Fest 2007 Boogie Night, Thursday, 28 June 2007, Golden Dragon, Suva;
  • Alliance Francaise 20th Anniversary Night Art Exhibition, Friday, 29 June 2007, Suva;
  • Fiji Music Day, Saturday, 30 June 2007, 10am to 1pm, 2007 Talent Quest and free Big concerts with major Fijian Bands and Guest Band (Celenod, NC), Sukuna Park, Suva;
  • Kula Film Awards, July 2007, Suva;
  • Alliance Francaise 20th Anniversary, Screen Printing Art Workshops, July 2007, Suva;
  • Fiji Triathlon National Championship and Weet Bix Kids Under 15 Meet, Sunday, 1 July 2007, Pacific Harbour;
  • 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;
  • Alliance Francaise 20th Anniversary, Thursday, 12 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2007, French Film Festival, Suva;
  • Teams Chess Championship, Saturday, 14 July 2007;
  • 2007 Suva Hibiscus Festival - Star Quest Competition, Heat 3, Saturday, 14 July 2007, Suva;
  • Amateur Swimming Association of Fiji - Fiji National Squads Camp, Friday, 20 July, to Sunday, 22 July 2007, Suva;
  • Alliance Francaise 20th Anniversary, Wednesday, 25 July, to Friday, 27 July 2007, "M" Theatre, Suva;
  • Fiji Arts Club Annual Art Exhibition and Competition, Monday, 30 July, to Saturday, 4 August 2007, The Playhouse, Fiji Arts Club, Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Queen Victoria School 100th Anniversary Celebrations Ball, August;
  • Alliance Francaise, 20th Anniversary, Photography Workshop and Exhibition, August 2007, Suva;
  • 2007 Suva Hibiscus Festival - Star Quest Competition, Semi-finals, Saturday, 4 August 2007, Suva;
  • Tabu Soro Triathlon, Saturday, 12 August 2007, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Hibiscus Festival, 17 to 25 August 2007, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Methodist Church of Fiji Annual Choir/Singing Competition, from Friday, 17 August 2007 to Saturday, 25 August 2007, Furnival Park, Toorak, Suva;
  • Isa Lei Reunion (for former students of the International School in Suva), 17 to 19 August 2007, Suva;
  • National U-20 Championships, Saturday, 18 August 2007;
  • 2007 Suva Hibiscus Festival - Star Quest Competition, Finals, Saturday, 18 August 2007, Suva;
  • Fiji Tertiary Games Chess Championships, September 2007;
  • Alliance Francaise 20th Anniversary, New Caledonia Circus Tour, September 2007, Suva;
  • TPAF 2007 Management Development Program Module 2, Monday, 3 September, to Friday, 7 September 2007, TPAF Training House, Narere, Suva;
  • Oceania Women's Hockey Qualifiers for 2008 Olympic Games, from 10 September 2007, Suva;
  • 28th Carlton Brewery Chess Grand Prix, Sunday, 16 September 2007;
  • National Hindi Day Celebrations, Tuesday, 18 September 2007, Suva;
  • Amateur Swimming Association of Fiji - fmf Grand Prix Swimming, Saturday, 22 September 2007, Suva;
  • Opening of the new Morris Hedstrom's outlet, October, Thomson Street, Suva;
  • World Invitational U18 Rugby League Championship, October 2007, Suva;
  • Queen Victoria School 100th Anniversary Celebrations, week long celebrations, October 2007;
  • Fiji Day Open Chess Championships, Monday, 8 October 2007;
  • 18th Hobie 16 World Championships, from 8 to 19 October 2007, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Tabu Soro Triathlon, Sunday, 28 October 2007, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • JR White National Chess Championships, Saturday, 24 November, and Sunday, 25 November 2007;
  • Tabu Soro Triathlon Sprints Series, Sunday, 25 November 2007, Pacific Harbour;
  • Amateur Swimming Association of Fiji - Fiji National Age & Open Short Course Championships, Friday, 30 November, to Sunday, 2 December 2007, Suva.
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;
  • 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;
  • Music Workshop organised by the Fiji Arts Council and the Alliance Francaise, every Thursdays, from 5.30 to 9pm, Fiji Institute of Technology (FIT) School of Arts , Culture and Design. Campus, Raiwai, 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;
  • 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 gilbertv2@connect.com.fj directly. Those that wish to have their events included can contact me on the e-mail address provided above. Note : Promote your products and services to our wide readership base from Fiji, Australia, NZ, USA and Canada by advertising on this blog. Check out our very low rates for commercial ads here.

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