13 July, 2008

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 13.7.08)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Fiji Second School Term, from Monday, 12 May, to Friday, 15 August 2008; Annual FAME awards - call for entries, check out http://www.fijimediacouncil.com/ for more details, entries close 5pm, 18 July, 2008;
  • Term 2 Alliance Francaise's organised French, Fijian and Hindi lessons, from 19 May to 8 August 2008, Alliance Francaise, Suva;
  • Exhibition of Fijian and Oceanic works including architectural innovations such as vertical gardening from Saturday, 12 July, to Monday, 11 August, 2008 (excluding Sundays), Fiji Museum, Suva (Also includes dances choreographed by Allan Allo and his dancers from the Oceanic Dance Group);
  • International School Suva (10 week) Drama Programme, begins Monday, 14 July 2008, 3.30pm to 4.30pm, Multipurpose Hall, International School, Laucala Beach, Suva;
  • Documentary or Spiritual Film called ‘Baraka’ which means ‘Essence of Life’, Tuesday, 15 July 2008, from 7.30pm, Alliance Francaise, Suva;
  • Fiji Institute of Accountants Seminar by Peter Sheahan, author of “Generation Y: Thriving (and Surviving) with Generation Y at Work”, Friday, the 18 July, 2008, 9am to 1pm, University of the South Pacific AUSAID Lecture Theatre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Book launch of two books : ‘Democracy and Custom in Samoa: An Uneasy Alliance’ by Asofou So’o and ‘The South Pacific (7th Edition)’ by Ron Crocombe, Friday, 18 July 2008, 4.30pm, Namolikilagi Bure, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Marist Brothers High School Old Boys Association Annual General Meeting, Saturday, 19 July 2008, from 2.30pm at the Marist Club, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • Telecom Fiji Limited 2008 Kula Films Awards, Friday, 25 July, and Saturday, 26 July 2008, Suva;
  • Battle of the Giants Soccer Tournament, Thursday, 24 July, to Sunday, 27 July 2008, National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Artists resident in Fiji, working in 2D and 3D to submit original works for the Fiji Arts Club Annual Art Exhibition and Competition by 1 August 2008, 10am and 5pm; The Playhouse, Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Fiji Arts Club Annual Art Exhibition and Competition (sponsored by ANZ Bank), 4 to 9 August 2008, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Music and Art Competition, Friday, 15 August 2008, from 6.00pm, Media Centre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Hibiscus Festival, Friday, 15 August, to Saturday, 23 August 2008, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Swimming Grand Prix 1, 16 August 2008, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Mr Suva Bodybuilding Competition, 16 August 2008, Suva;
  • 2008 Fiji Hobie Challenge, from Friday, 29 August, to Friday, 5 September 2008, National Sailing Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Third School Term, from Monday, 1 September, to Friday, 28 November 2008;
  • Swimming Grand Prix 2, 13 September 2008, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji 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;
  • Fiji National Age & Open Short Course Swimming Champs, 21 and 22 November 2008, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva.
Recurring Events:
  • Fiji Museum displays, daily at The Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Vou Dance Classes, daily, from 3pm to 7.30pm, 30 Desvouex Road, Suva;
  • Horse Riding, Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 5pm and Saturdays and Sundays, 7am to 4pm, Suva Pony Club, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Suva;
  • Oceania Centre Gallery, opens daily, at the Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Bridge night, every Monday nights, from 6.30 to 9.30pm, The Fiji Club, 1 Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Wai Tui Cycles After Work Bike Rides, every Mondays and Wednesdays, starts 5pm, from Esquires CafĂ©, Dolphins Plaza, Loftus Street, 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;
  • Tsulu Face-to-Face Tour, every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 10.45am, Arts Village, Pacific Harbour;
  • Capital Toastmasters, every Tuesday (beginning 29 January 2008), from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, JJ's Boardroom, Suva;
  • Fijian Mekes, Indian and Island Dances, every Tuesdays and Sundays, from 7.30pm to 9.00pm, Raintree Lodge, Colo-i-Suva, 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;
  • 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;
  • Esquires Coffee House Weekly Fun Cycle around the Suva sea wall, Nasese and Muanikau, every Saturdays, starts 7am, from the Esquires Coffee House, Loftus Street, Suva;
  • The ROC Market, every third Sunday of the month, outside Dolphins Foodcourt, FNPF Plaza, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Sunday Bike Rides by Velocity Club, every Sundays, from 7am, ending with breakfast at Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • Sunday Church Services, 8am or 10.45am, Wesley Church, Butt Street, Suva;
  • Sunday English Church Services, 9am, Calvary Temple, Samabula, Suva.
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