24 March, 2008

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 24.3.08)

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 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);
  • Educational exhibition designed for students in Form 3 to 7, ‘Racism through the microscope’, by Mr Roger Lesgards, President of ‘Science & Society’ in Fiji, Tuesday, 18 March, to Tuesday, 25 March 2008, opening hours on Tuesdays to Thursdays, 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5.30pm on those days, Alliance Française, 14 McGregor Road, Suva;
  • India InStyle 2008 (shopping event), Friday, 21 March, to Sunday, 30 March 2008, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Easter Basketball Championships, from Friday, 21 March, to Monday, 24 March 2008;
  • Wine Tasting, Tuesday, 25 March 2008, from 6pm to 8pm, Bad Dog Restaurant, Suva;
  • Public lecture on "The 2008 US Presidential Elections : America at the Cross Roads?" by Professor Emeritus, Roger H Davidson, Tuesday, 25 March 2008, from 7pm to 9pm, AusAid Lecture Theatre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Francophone Day, Wednesday, 26 March 2008, from 6.30pm, Alliance Française, 14 McGregor Road, Suva;
  • Launch of the French Angoulême Festival (Comic Festival), Thursday, 27 March 2008, 6.30pm, Suva City Library, Suva;
  • French Angoulême Festival (Comic Festival) Exhibition, Friday, 28 March 2008 to Friday, 11 April 2008, 10am to 5pm daily, Suva City Library, Suva;
  • Dance performance by dancers of the Oceania Centre for Arts and Culture and visiting Australian dancer, Bernadette Walong, Friday, 28 March 2008, from 7pm, Oceania Centre for Arts and Culture, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • IRB Hong Kong 7s Match - Fiji vs Korea, Friday, 28 March 2008, 9.14pm, live on Fiji One Television;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby Series Semi-Final - Suva Highlanders vs Tailevu Knights, Saturday, 29 March 2008, 3.30pm, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • IRB Hong Kong 7s Match - Fiji vs Zimbabwe, Saturday, 29 March 2008, 5.26pm live on Fiji One Television;
  • IRB Hong Kong 7s Match - Fiji vs Wales, Saturday, 29 March 2008, 9.50pm, live on Fiji One Television;
  • Colonial Cup Rugby Series Final between Tailevu Knights and Crusaders, Saturday, 5 April 2008, from 3pm, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • Arts for Kids by Kathy Oyagawa, starts from 5 April 2008, Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Australian Building and Construction Trade Show, Monday, 7 April, and Tuesday, 8 April 2008, Australian High Commission, Princess Road, 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;
  • 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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