02 February, 2008

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 2.2.08)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • St Valentine's Day Sale, current up to 14 February 2008, most shops in Suva;
  • Fiji First School Term, from Monday, 21 January, to Friday, 25 April 2008;
  • IRB Wellington 7s tournament, screened live on Fiji Television, Friday, 1 February, and Saturday, 2 February 2008;
  • Suva Orchid and Horticultural Circle Annual General Meeting, Monday, 4 February 2008, from 5pm, Wesley Church Hall, Butt Street, Suva;
  • 5th Annual Siwatibau Memorial Lecture, Topic : Transparency and Accountability in Political Party Financing, Monday, 4 February 2008, 7pm to 9pm, Marine Studies Lecture Theatre, Lower Campus, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Computing Skills at Intermediate Level Course (covering Windows XP, Microsoft Word, Excel and Access), 4 February to 8 February 2008, 9am to 4pm on each day, Continuing & Community Education Centre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Basic Computing Skills for Office Workers Course (covers Windows XP, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint), 4 February to 14 February 2008, 5pm to 8pm on each day, Continuing & Community Education Centre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Term 1 of Classes to Learn Fijian, Hindi or French, from 4 February to 25 April 2008, Alliance Francaise, 14 McGregor Road, Suva;
  • International School Open Day, Thursday, 7 February 2008, from 5.30pm to 8.30pm at the school's premises, Laucala Beach Estate, Suva;
  • Fiji Sports Awards, Friday, 8 February 2008, from 6pm, Tattersalls Leisure Centre (former National Gymnasium), Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Professional Golfers Pro-Am Tournament, Saturday, 9 February 2008, from 12pm, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa, Suva;
  • IRB San Diego 7s Tournament, Sunday, 10 February, and Monday, 11 February 2008, Fiji's games and all games from quarters to the finals to air live on Fiji TV;
  • Fiji Hockey Federation's Business House 7-a-side hockey competition, starts from 13 February 2008, Suva;
  • Art exhibition showcasing weaving, masi, pottery & ceramics, carving and textiles organised by the Fiji Arts Council, from Tuesday, 12 February, to Saturday, 16 February 2008, 9am to 6pm daily, Sukuna Park, Suva;
  • Valentine's Speed Dating organised by Rotaract Club of Suva, Thursday, 14 February 2008, from 6.30 to 9.30pm, Noble House, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • Academic counselling for Semester 1, University of the South Pacific, from Monday, 18 February, to Saturday, 25 February, University's Laucala Campus, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Semester 1, University of the South Pacific, starts on Monday, 25 February 2008, University's Laucala Campus, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby match Highlanders vs Crusaders, Saturday, 1 March, Suva;
  • Marist Sevens Rugby Tournament, 7 and 8 March 2008, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby match Knights vs Highlanders, Friday, 14 March, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby match Highlanders vs Sharks, Saturday, 22 March, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup 2008 Competition, Fiji Barbarians vs Upolu Samoa, Friday, 25 April 2008, 7pm, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Second School Term, from Monday, 12 May, to Friday, 15 August 2008;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival, Saturday, 16 August, to Saturday, 23 August 2008, Albert Park, Suva (TBC);
  • Fiji Third School Term, from Monday, 1 September, to Friday, 28 November 2008.
Recurring Events:
  • Horse Riding, Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 5pm and Saturdays and Sundays, 7am to 4pm, Suva Pony Club, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Suva;
  • 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 Taekwondo Classes, every Mondays and Wednesdays, 4.30pm to 5.30pm - Junior Classes, 5.30pm to 7pm -Senior Classes, Suva Civic Centre;
  • Waitui Cycle Rides, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5pm, Waitui Cycles, Garden City, Raiwai, Suva;
  • Hapkido Self Defence Classes, every Mondays and Wednesdays, 6.45pm to 7.45pm, Hyundai Fitness Centre, National Sporting Complex, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), meets every Mondays and Thursdays, at 5.30pm, Mitchell Clinic, 83 Princes Road, Tamavua, Suva;
  • Capital Toastmasters, every Tuesday (beginning 29 January 2008), from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, JJ's Boardroom, Suva;
  • Karate classes, Tuesdays, 4pm to 5.30pm, Thursdays, 5.30pm to 7pm, and Saturdays, 2pm to 4pm, Suva Civic Centre;
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn with Tom Mawi, every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 6pm to 10pm, Holiday Inn;
  • Reggae Rock Night, Thursdays, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade, 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;
  • Sunday Church Services, 8am or 10.45am, Wesley Church, Butt Street, or 9am at Calvary Temple, Samabula, Suva.
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 promotingsuva@gilbert.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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