17 August, 2007

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 17.8.07)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Save The Children - Photography Competition, from Friday, 13 July, to Friday, 24 August 2007, Save The Children Fund Office, Suva (check other blog entry for details);
  • Learn French, Fijian or Hindi with the Alliance Francaise, Registration for Term 3 closes on Wednesday, 29 August 2007;
  • Save the Children Christmas Card 2007 Design Competition, design submissions to be send by Friday, 31 August 2007, Save The Children Fund Office, Suva (check other blog entry for details);
  • Fiji Cancer Society Bra Art Competition open until 17 September 2007 (check other blog entry for details);
  • Alliance Francaise and the Pacific Writing Forum - National Literacy Competition on the theme of "Home", submissions close on 4 October 2007;
  • Alliance Francaise, 20th Anniversary, Photography Workshop and Exhibition, August 2007, Suva;
  • Fiji Term 2 School Holidays, from Monday, 6 August 2007, to Friday, 17 August 2007;
  • Hibiscus Festival 2007 Charity Fun Run, Saturday, 11 August 2007, starting at 6am, from Albert Park, Suva;
  • Fiji Hibiscus Festival, 15 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 then to Centenary Church (when school starts), Suva;
  • Isa Lei Reunion (for former students of the International School in Suva), 17 to 19 August 2007, Suva;
  • Queen Victoria School (QVS) Old Boys Association clean up campaign as part of their celebrations of the school's 100th Anniversary, Saturday, 18 August 2007, starts at 6am from QVS Old Boys Club, Toorak, Suva;
  • FMF Chess Games, Saturday, 18 August 2007, from 8am, Hoodless House, Suva;
  • Fiji Secondary Schools Deans Trophy Rugby Finals, Saturday, 18 August 2007, from 9am, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2007 Island Zone Rugby Championship, Saturday, 18 August 2007, from 10am, Bidesi Park and Buckhurst Park, Post Fiji Stadium complex, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Hibiscus Festival 2007 March of Youth, Saturday, 18 August 2007, starts 12pm, from Suva Bus Terminal to Albert Park;
  • Queen Victoria School (QVS) Old Boys Dinner and Dance, Saturday, 18 August 2007;
  • Apostles Gospel Outreach Fellowship International Church Annual Conference, from Saturday, 18 August to Friday, 24 August 2007, 1 Nokonoko Road, Laucala Beach, Suva;
  • Assembly of God (AG) Church Annual Conference, from Sunday, 19 August to Friday, 24 August 2007, Central Christian Centre (COC), Nausori, near Suva;
  • University of the South Pacific-Korea Maritime University, Symposium on Renewable Energy, Tuesday, 21 August 2007, from 2pm to 5pm, PG Seminar Room, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Economics Association of Fiji - Seminar on "The Future of the Economic Partnership Agreements with the EU : Will they be genuinely developmentally positive?", Wednesday, 22 August 2007, from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Tower 11, Reserve Bank of Fiji Building, Suva;
  • Indonesian Art Exhibition, Thursday, 23 August 2007, 10am to 4pm at the Ratu Iloilovatu Gallery, FIT Campus, Carpenter Street, Raiwai, Suva;
  • Schools of Management and Public Administration and Economics, University of the South Pacific - Seminar on "Co-housing Project in Denmark : How 25 families can live together (plus or minus)", Thursday, 23 August 2007, from 1pm to 2pm, Senate Conference Room, near FBE (former SSED Building), University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Indonesian Cultural Evening, Thursday, 23 August 2007, 6.30pm to 8pm, Music Theatre, FIT Campus, Raiwai, Suva;
  • Fiji Red Cross Society - First Aid and CPR Courses, Thursday, 23 August, and Friday, 24 August 2007, Fiji Red Cross Society office, Gorrie Street, Suva;
  • Fiji Human Resources Institute Seminar on the Fiji Employment Relations Bill, Friday, 31 August 2007, from 9am to 4.30pm, Tower 11, Reserve Bank of Fiji Building, Suva;
  • Learn French, Fijian or Hindi with the Alliance Francaise, Term 3 runs from 3 September 2007 to 24 November 2007, Alliance Francaise, 14 McGregor Road, 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;
  • Fiji School of Medicine Open Day and Oratory Contest, Friday, 7 September 2007, from 8.30am to 3.30pm at Pasifika Campus, Extension Street, 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;
  • Suva Christian Community School 10th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon, Saturday, 3 November 2007, from 11am, Tradewinds Entertainment Centre, Lami;
  • 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;
  • Waitui Cycle Rides, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5pm, Waitui Cycles, Garden City, Raiwai, Suva;
  • Talei Burns and Friends, every Wednesdays, 7pm to 10pm, The Malthouse, 88 Jerusalem Road (next to the Fiji Golf Club), Vatuwaqa, Suva;
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn with Tom Mawi, every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 6pm to 10pm, Holiday Inn;
  • Reggae Zouk Soca Night, Thursdays, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Kid’s Arts Classes with Kathy Oyagawa, Saturdays, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, The Homestay, Princes Road, Tamavua, Suva;
  • Arts Village Firewalking Show, 11am to 12pm, every Saturday, Grandstand, Arts Village, Pacific Harbour;
  • Waitui Cycle Rides, every Sundays, 6am to 6.3oam, from Waitui Cycles, Garden City, Raiwai, Suva;
  • The Roc Market, every third Sunday of the month, The Roc, Dolphins Plaza, Victoria Parade, 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, UK, Europe and Canada by advertising on this blog. Check out our very low rates for commercial ads here.

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