29 June, 2007

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 29.6.07)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • 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;
  • Fiji Media Council invitation for entries for the Fiji Awards for Media Excellence, open up to 20 July 2007;
  • TPAF 2007 Management Development Program Module 1, Monday, 25 June to Friday, 29 June 2007, TPAF Training House, Narere, 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;
  • Beulah Brass Band Performance, Monday, 2 July 2007, 12pm to 1pm, Sukuna Park;
  • ANU/USP Fiji Economic Update, Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 9am to 4.30pm, Marine Studies Lecture Theatre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Beulah Brass Band Performance, Tuesday, 3 July 2007, from 7.30pm, Suva Civic Auditorium;
  • Wine Tasting, Tuesday, 3 July 2007, from 6pm to 8pm, Bad Dog Restaurant, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Beulah Brass Band Performance, Sunday, 8 July 2007, 9am to 10am, Sukuna Park, after a Suva environment clean up campaign;
  • Beulah Brass Band Performance, Sunday, 8 July 2007, from 5pm, Salesi Health Centre, Kinoya, Suva;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Monday, 9 July 2007, 5pm, Welcome Cocktail at The Fiji Club, Suva;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Tuesday, 10 July 2007, FREE DAY - Shopping, visit family, etc;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Wednesday, 11 July 2007, Suva Sights and Venues - via Bus;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Wednesday, 11 July 2007, Suva Nightlife pub crawl;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Thursday, 12 July 2007, 10am, MBHS school visit, Scholarship package presentation, and library computer workstation handover;
  • Alliance Francaise 20th Anniversary, Thursday, 12 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2007, French Film Festival, Suva;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Friday, 13 July 2007, from 1pm, Sports Day - Golf, bowls, tennis, etc;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Friday, 13 July 2007, from 7pm, Island Night;
  • "Enrich Your Writing" Training Session, Friday, 13 July 2007, from 7pm to 9pm, and Saturday, 14 July 2007, from 9am to 4.30pm, Siwatibau residence, 7 Nauluvatu Road, Samabula, Suva;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Saturday, 14 July 2007, Pure Fiji Tour and shopping, United Apparel tour;
  • Marist Brothers High School Old Boys Association - Annual General Meeting, Saturday, 14 July 2007, from 3pm, Lambert Hall, Marist Brothers High School, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • Teams Chess Championship, Saturday, 14 July 2007;
  • 2007 Suva Hibiscus Festival - Star Quest Competition, Heat 3, Saturday, 14 July 2007, Suva;
  • Marist Brothers High School Reunion, Sunday, 15 July 2007, Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral and Yum Cha brunch at Chinatown.
  • Fiji Showcase 2007 (shopping event), Saturday, 14 July, to Saturday, 21 July 2007, Vodafone Arena (former FMF Dome), Laucala Bay, 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;
  • ANZ-Fiji Arts Club Annual Art Exhibition and Competition - Receipt of artworks, Friday 27 July 2007, Suva;
  • ANZ-Fiji Arts Club Annual Art Exhibition and Competition, Monday, 30 July, to Sunday, 5 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;
  • International Game Fishing Invitational Tournament, Thursday, 16 August, to Saturday, 18 August 2007, Pearl South Pacific Resort, Pacific Harbour;
  • 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;
  • Hibiscus Festival 2007 - March of Youth, Saturday, 18 August 2007, from Suva Bus Terminal to Albert Park;
  • 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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