07 March, 2008

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 7.3.08)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Fiji First School Term, from Monday, 21 January, to Friday, 25 April 2008;
  • Term 1 of Classes to Learn Fijian, Hindi or French, from 4 February to 25 April 2008, Alliance Francaise, 14 McGregor Road, Suva;
  • Creative Dance Classes, Term 1, from 18 February to 25 April 2008, Oceania Dance Theatre, Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Expressions of interest to serve as a Director of The Fiji Arts Council's, open from Saturday, 23 February to Friday, 7 March 2008, Suva;
  • Expressions of interest for the Festival of Pacific Arts from Fiji artists for the 10th Festival of Pacific Arts to be held from 20 July to 2 August 2008 at Pagopago, American Samoa, open until 28 March 2008 (see related blog entry for more details);
  • National Youth Day Celebrations, Friday, 7 March 2008, 9am to 3.30pm, Sukuna Park, Suva; National Youth Day - Music Fest, Friday, 7 March 2008, from 7pm to 9pm, Suva Civic Centre;
  • Women's Crisis Centre "Reclaim the Night" March, Friday, 7 March 2008, starting at 7pm, from Suva Flea Market to Government Buildings;
  • Marist Sevens Rugby Tournament, 7 and 8 March 2008, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2008 Boxing Season, starts Tuesday, 11 March 2008, from 5.45pm, Lower Auditorium, Suva Civic Centre;
  • French animation film week, Tuesday, 11 March, and Thursday, 12 March, Suva (see detailed program in related blog entry);
  • Ministry of Health, Women and Social Welfare and the School of Economics, University of the South Pacific - Symposium on Financing Gender Equality, Saturday, 8 March 2008, 9am to 1pm, Marine Studies Lecture Theatre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby match, Suva Highlanders vs Bligh Roosters, Saturday, 8 March 2008, from 3pm, Garvey Park, Tavua;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby match Knights vs Highlanders, Friday, 14 March, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • 1 Degree Fiji Fun Cycle, Monday, 17 March 2008, starts 8am, from the Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Easter Beach Volleyball Championships, Friday, 21 March, and Saturday, 22 March 2008, National Beach Volleyball Court, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Easter Basketball Championships, from Friday, 21 March, to Monday, 24 March 2008;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby match Highlanders vs Sharks, Saturday, 22 March, Suva;
  • IRB Hong Kong 7s Tournament, Friday, 28 March, to Sunday, 30 March 2008, Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong (matches usually aired live on Fiji TV);
  • Arts for Kids by Kathy Oyagawa, starts from 5 April 2008, Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Easter Volleyball Championships, Friday, 18 April, and Saturday, 19 April 2008, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • TFL Young Musso's Acclaim - Fiji Secondary Schools Original Song Competition, Friday, 25 April 2008, Suva Civic Auditorium;
  • Fiji Secondary Schools Coca Cola Games, Friday, 25 April, and Saturday, 26 April 2008, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay, 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, Friday, 15 August, to Saturday, 23 August 2008, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Fiji Third School Term, from Monday, 1 September, to Friday, 28 November 2008;
  • Rugby League World Cup match - Fiji vs France, 1 November 2008, WIN Stadium, Wollongong, Australia;
  • Rugby League World Cup match - Fiji vs Scotland, 5 November 2008, Bluetongue Stadium, Central Coast, Australia.
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;
  • Hapkido Self Defence Classes, every Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, China Club, Nasese, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Arts for Kids, 2 or 3 Saturdays every month, starting 5 April 2008, Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • 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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