14 November, 2008

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 14.11.08)

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;
  • 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;
  • Open Day for potential postgraduate students of the Faculty of Business and Economics, Friday, 14 November 2008, starting 1pm, AusAid Lecture Theatre and AusAid Tutorials Rooms, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2008 Chow Games, Fiji's Athletics Competition for Primary Schools, from Friday, 14 November, and Saturday, 15 November 2008, National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Speak Easy Workshop, Saturday, 15 November 2008, starting 9am, Centre for Continuing and Community Education, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Rescue Mission Community Centre Bazaar, Saturday, 15 November 2008, starting 9am, 46-50 Knolly Street, 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;
  • Alliance Francaise Book Sale, Saturday, 15 November 2008, starting 9.30 am for Alliance Francaise members and 10.30 am for the general public, Alliance Francaise Office, McGregor Road, Suva;
  • Pacific Islanders vs France Rugby Union Test match, Saturday, 15 November 2008, at Stade Auguste Bonal, Sochaux (to screen live on Channel 10, Sky Pacific);
  • 2008 Rugby League World Cup semi final between Fiji and Australia, Sunday, 16 November 2008, from 9pm (Fiji Time), Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney, Australia (to screen live on Mai TV);
  • Pacific Cup Hockey Tournament, Monday, 17 November, to Wednesday, 19 November 2008, National Hockey Centre, National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Pacific Cup Hockey Tournament - Fiji women's vs Australian Country, Wednesday, 19 November 2008, from 4pm, National Hockey Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Japan's eminent Tsugaru Shamisen (Japanese Traditional Lute) players, The Yoshida Brothers -Live Concert, Tuesday, 18 November 2008, from 7pm to 8.15pm, Suva Civic Auditorium;
  • Totolo Networking Event - creating an opportunity to meet other people in business in a casual and interactive way that is enjoyable, productive and cost effective, Wednesday, 19 November 2008, starting 6pm, Bad Dog Restaurant, Suva;
  • Film screening - 'Kirikou and the Sorceress', Thursday, 20 November 2008, starting 4pm, Alliance Francaise, McGregor Road, Suva;
  • Fiji vs Tonga Amateur Boxing, Thursday, 20 November 2008, from 7pm, Suva Civic Centre;
  • 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;
  • Fiji Mathematics Association Conference and Annual General Meeting, Saturday, 22 November 2008, starting 9am, B315 Room, Fiji Institute of Technology, Samabula Campus, Suva;
  • Lami Parish Bazaar, Saturday, 22 November 2008, starting 9am, Marist Convent ground, Lami (near Suva);
  • Nasinu Carnival (sponsored by Digicel), from Saturday, 22 November, to Saturday, 29 November 2008, Valelevu, Nasinu (near Suva);
  • Final musical competition for the 'Battle for Fame', Thursday, 26 November 2008, starting 6pm, Sound Stage, Media Centre TV Studio, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Plumbing Course for Women, Wednesday and Thursday, 26 and 27 November 2008, starting 5.30pm (each day), Narere CITD Workshop Room, Total Productivity Authority of Fiji (TPAF), Makoi, Suva;
  • Davui Ensemble Music Concert, Friday, 28 November 2008, starting 7pm at the Fiji Arts Club, Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • 2008 IRB Dubai Sevens Tournament, Saturday, 28 November, and Sunday, 29 November 2008 (catch the games live on Fiji One TV);
  • 2008 Annual Catholic Parish Tournament, from Friday, 28 November, and Saturday, 29 November 2008, National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Bodybuilding Federation's Mr Fiji 2008 Bodybuilding event, 29 November 2008, Sheraton Resort, Denarau;
  • Floral Arrangement (Stage 4) Workshop on Saturday, 29 November 2008, from 9am to 4pm, Centre for Continuing and Community Education, Police Academy, Nasova, Suva;
  • Customer Service Training : Managing Customer Service Workshop, Saturday, 29 November 2008, from 9am to 4pm, Centre for Community and Continuing Education, (venue to be confirmed);
  • Fiji Performing Rights Association Limited Annual General Meeting, Saturday, 29 November 2008, starting 10am, Lynica House, 3 Goodenough Street, Suva;
  • Adi Cakobau School Old Girls (ACSOG) - Special General Meeting, Saturday, 29 November 2008, from 2pm to 5pm, JJ's on the Park, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Special General Meeting of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Wednesday, 3 December 2008, from 5.30pm, Williams & Goslings Boardroom, 82 Harris Road, Suva;
  • Fiji Fashion Week, from Wednesday, 3 December, to Sunday, 7 December 2008, Fiji Beach Resort and Spa, Nadi;
  • Annual General Meeting of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), Thursday, 4 December 2008, starting 6pm, Butt Street Church Hall, Suva;
  • Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union Annual General Meeting, Friday, 5 December 2008, starting 10am, John Wesley College, Raiwaqa, 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;
  • Fiji National Rugby League - Fiji Residents, Overseas Tour, 2009;
  • National Council of Women Fiji - Annual General Meeting, Friday, 9 January 2009 at the Southern Cross Hotel, 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;
  • Weekly Basketball tournament sponsored by Gilbert & Samuels Company Limited, Saturdays, starting 10am, Raiwai Youth Hall, Raiwai, Suva;
  • 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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