31 October, 2008

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 31.10.08)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Term 3 - Learn French, Fijian or Hindi classes, from 1 September to 21 November 2008, Alliance Francaise, Suva;
  • Third School Term, from Monday, 1 September, to Friday, 28 November 2008;
  • Angklung and Arumba Workshop on traditional bamboo instruments from West Java, Indonesia (continued), from Thursday, 23 October, to Wednesday, 5 November, 10am to 2pm on each day, 22 Roko Tui Colo Street, Tamavua, Suva;
  • Fiji Cancer Society - Bra Art Competition (part of Breast Cancer Awareness Programme), from Saturday, 25 October, to Sunday, 2 November 2008;
  • Train the Trainer - Advanced Skills for the Practical Trainer (stage 3) Workshop, from Thursday, 30 October to Saturday, 1 November 2008, Centre for Continuing and Community Education, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • FASANOC's Annual Fiji Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, Friday, 31 October 2008, starting 6.30pm, Tradewinds Entertainment Centre, Lami;
  • Golden Dragon Nightclub - Halloween Party, Friday, 31 October 2008, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Fiji Rugby League World Cup match - Fiji vs France, 1 November 2008, WIN Stadium, Wollongong, Australia;
  • Project Management : Writing Practical Proposals Workshop, Saturday, 1 November 2008, 9am to 4pm, venue to be confirmed, Suva;
  • Halloween Night, Saturday, 1 November 2008, starting 7pm, Bad Dog Cafe, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Rotary Club of Suva - Melbourne Cup Calcutta, Tuesday, 4 November 2008, from 12.30pm, at the Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • 2008 Fiji Paralympic Games, from Wednesday, 5 November 2008, National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Rugby League World Cup match - Fiji vs Scotland, 5 November 2008, from 9.10pm, Bluetongue Stadium, Central Coast, Australia;
  • 14th National Convention on Quality with the theme, "Raising Competitiveness through Quality & Innovation", Thursday, 6 November 2008, Tradewinds Convention Centre, Lami, near Suva;
  • Fiji Arts Council organised performance by the South China Song and Dance Troupe, Wednesday, 6 November 2008, from 6pm, Suva Civic Centre, Suva;
  • 2008 Clean Up Fiji Campaign Launch, Friday, 7 November 2008, Suva City Council;
  • Management Skills for the Administrative Assistant Workshop, Friday, 7 November, and Saturday, 8 November 2008, 9am to 4pm, venue to be confirmed, Suva;
  • Fiji vs Ireland match at the Rugby League World Cup, Monday, 10 November 2008, Australia (to screen live on Fiji TV);
  • Rucksack Club 2008 Annual General Meeting, Wednesday, 12 November 2008, starting 6.45pm, Saint Andrews Church, corner of Gordon and Goodenough Street, Suva;
  • Documentary Night, Wednesday, 12 November 2008, starting 7.30pm, Alliance Francaise, McGregor Road, Suva;
  • Variety Concert, Wednesday, 12 November and Thursday, 13 November 2008, starting 7pm, Fiji Institute of Technology School of Arts, Culture and Design, Raiwai Campus, Suva;
  • Oceania Pacific Cup Hockey Tournament, from Thursday, 13 November, to Saturday, 22 November 2008, National Hockey Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Red Cross - Charity Golf Tournament, Saturday, Friday, 14 November 2008, tees off 1pm, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa, Suva;
  • Speak Easy Workshop, Saturday, 15 November 2008, starting 9am, Centre for Continuing and Community Education, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Project Management Fundamentals, Saturday, 15 November 2008, starting 9am, Centre for Continuing and Community Education, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Tilapia and Prawn Farming Stage 1 Workshop, Saturday, 15 November 2008, 9am to 4pm, Centre for Continuing and Community Education, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji National Age & Open Short Course Swimming Champs, 21 and 22 November 2008, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2008 Clean Up Fiji Day with activities focused on cleaning our environment, Saturday, 22 November 2008, Fiji-wide;
  • Nasinu Carnival (sponsored by Digicel), from Saturday, 22 November, to Saturday, 29 November 2008, Valelevu, Nasinu (near Suva);
  • Fiji Bodybuilding Federation's Mr Fiji 2008 Bodybuilding event, 29 November 2008, Sheraton Resort, Denarau;
  • Special conference on 'Pacific Roots - Heritages and Identities', from Monday, 1 December to Friday, 5 December 2008, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Annual General Meeting of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), Thursday, 4 December 2008, starting 6pm, Butt Street Church Hall, Suva;
  • Pacific History Association Conference - Theme : 'Who are we and what are we doing here', from Sunday, 7 December to Friday, 12 December 2008, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, and the Pacific Theological College, Vuya Road, Suva;
Recurring Events:
  • Fiji Museum displays, daily at The Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Oceania Centre Gallery, opens daily, at the Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Tagimoucia Art Gallery (Fiji's first permanent and dedicated art gallery exhibiting art work of prison inmates), opens daily, 8am to 4pm, opposite Suva Prison;
  • 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, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starts 5pm, from Esquires CafĂ©, Dolphins Plaza, Loftus Street, Suva;
  • Hapkido classes are held every Mondays and Wednesdays, from 6.45pm to 7.45pm at the Hyundai Fitness Centre, 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;
  • Toastmasters, every Tuesdays, from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Fiji Club, Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Fijian Mekes, Indian and Island Dances, every Tuesdays and Sundays, from 7.30pm to 9.00pm, Raintree Lodge, Colo-i-Suva, Suva;
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn with Annie Mawi, every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 5pm, Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • Weekly Buffet Lunch, Fridays, starting 12pm, Five Princess Hotel, Princess Road, Samabula, Suva;
  • Listen to soul, funk, disco and classics with with DJ Tora, every Fridays, from 8pm 'til late, Traps Lounge, Traps Bar, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Esquires Coffee House Weekly Fun Cycle around the Suva seawall, Nasese and Muanikau, every Saturdays, starts 7am, from the Esquires Coffee House, Loftus Street, Suva;
  • Arts Village Firewalking Show, 11am to 12pm, every Saturday, Grandstand, Arts Village, Pacific Harbour;
  • The ROC Market, every third Sunday of the month, outside Dolphins Foodcourt, FNPF Plaza, Victoria Parade, 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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